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It’s one the biggest scams in the gourmet food world, 2,4-Dithiapentane, commonly used to replicate the truffle aroma in oils. The commercial truffle products are sold in the States, and in the rest of the world, contain little more than chemical additives, flavorings, aromas and synthetic ingredients. Yet everyone in the business seems to be aware of the scam, except the consumers.

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