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Life style The Caspian is one of the few places on the planet where sturgeon lived in the wild for 30 million years and survived until the 21st century. At the end of the 20th century, 90% of black caviar was mined in its waters. Now commercial black caviar is produced in fish farms from Venezuela to France, but the taste, according to experts, differs from the Caspian, as well as the price, which ranges from 800 to 3000 euros per kilogram, depending on its origin. In Kazakhstan, the extraction and sale of black caviar is restricted due to the high degree of depletion of sturgeon stocks in the Caspian waters. Instagram caviar Unfortunately, there’s much imitation and artificial black caviar on the market. This may be colored pike or a product of a mixing dye, gelatin and bone meal (or fish meal). The price of such caviar is not more than 100 rubles per kilogramme, but often it is sold as genuine caviar 500 times more expensive than its true value. Check for suspicious eggs by using hot water to pour over them, the gelatin product in it will dissolve and the eggswill lose their color. 34 500 dollars per kilogramme Beluga albino caviar costs. Such fish arevery rare – about one per 300,000 is albino, which produces caviar without any coloring pigment. 3.8 meters in length was caught in the Caspian In 1989. Its interesting to note that during the USSR, in the early 1970s, 2,000 tons of wild black caviar was mined. The fish was determined to be 70 years old and weighed 966 kilogrammes, producing 120 kilogrammes of caviar. Now, one fish can produce only 1.5-3 kilogrammes. supported by EUROBAK 49