News - 11/05/2022
The Truffle Hunter (in the Piedmont dialect also called "Trifolau") is an ancient and noble profession.
The Truffle Hunter is a Truffle Search Professional, which is handed down from father to son through passion or is simply born from a love for Nature, regardless of the work that everyone carries out every day.
In any case, it is essential for everyone to know and respect the rules established by the individual regions in which the research and collection of truffles is practiced and above all, to become a truffle hunter, you must take an examination at the qualification, pass the test. of examination and with the obtaining of the "Card" to the Qualification for the Search and Collection of Truffles valid throughout the Italian National Territory, it is possible to start the activity of Truffle Hunter.
In addition to the "Tesserino", the Truffle Hunter must have a Truffle Dog with a very fine nose trained in recognizing the aroma of Truffles and a Truffle Spade (also called "Sapin" in Piedmontese dialect), which the Truffle Hunter uses to dig the earth around the truffle, so as to be able to pull it out without damaging it and allow the formation of new small roots that will ensure the formation of a new Truffle.