Imperial Beluga & Beluga Caviar

Beluga caviar as one of the most luxurious and exclusive types of caviar is extracted from great sturgeon (Huso huso). Beluga caviar is prized for its glossy, smooth, large buttery and nutty taste and a rich and subtle flavor that melts in the mouth. The best beluga caviar has a taste with a creamy nutty flavor and no bitterness.

Beluga egg size is 2.5 to 3.6mm with the same taste. Egg size in imperial beluga is more than 2.5mm and the color is light grey.

The puberty age of the female beluga in the sea is 16 to 18 years and males 12 to 14 years and the average female length is 206 cm and males 192 cm. Under normal conditions, young adult fish will spawn every 2 to 3 years and older fish every 6 years.

In the farming environment, due to the proper temperature and supply of food and nutrition every night, the growth and development time for maturation are reduced. It can happen in male and female 8 to 10 and 9 to 11 years respectively. The average female at this age weigh between 50 to 70 kg and about 170 cm in size, with an egg laying of about 8.5 to 12 percent of body weight.

Iranian caviar has a fantastic reputation all around the world. The Persians has historically been at the top of the caviar industry harvesting from the rarest sturgeons in the world, believing it had medicinal properties and was a source of energy.