Italian chef Antonino Cannavacciuolo smells a white truffle at the World Alba White Truffle Auction. Photo: AFP/ MARCO BERTORELLO
Italian chef Antonino Cannavacciuolo smells a white truffle at the World Alba White Truffle Auction. Photo: AFP/ MARCO BERTORELLO
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Hong Kong buyer forks out HK$750,000 for Italian white truffles at charity auction

Winning bidder identified as a regular patron of a Michelin-starred restaurant 8½ Otto e Mezzo Bombana

Italian chef Antonino Cannavacciuolo smells a white truffle at the World Alba White Truffle Auction. Photo: AFP/ MARCO BERTORELLO
Italian chef Antonino Cannavacciuolo smells a white truffle at the World Alba White Truffle Auction. Photo: AFP/ MARCO BERTORELLO
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