What Is Caviar? | History, Types, Facts, & More

What Is Caviar? | History, Types, Facts, & More

What Exactly Is Caviar? Caviar is indeed one of the most luxurious foods in the world. However, the term caviar does not translate simply to "fish eggs". Real caviar comes solely from fish of the …
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Alabama Suspends Commercial Paddlefish Fishing

Alabama Suspends Commercial Paddlefish Fishing

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) has indefinitely suspended future commercial paddlefish fishing seasons on the Alabama River. Paddlefish mature slowly and have low …
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Caviar and The Caspian Sea

Caviar and The Caspian Sea

The Caspian Sea is the largest inland body of water in the world, and the largest salt-water lake on Earth. Since it has no outflows (no rivers run out of it), it is not technically a "sea." To this d …
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How long does caviar last?

How long does caviar last?

Caviar does not keep its quality for as long as other specialty products, and requires specialized treatment to increase its relatively short shelf-life. The amount of time before spoilage depends on …
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Caviar Fact Check: Why caviar is expensive

Caviar Fact Check: Why caviar is expensive

Caviar Star's next fact checker puts a Business Insider video to the test. This article, detailing the history surrounding caviar's high price tag, might not account for the recently lowered market …
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How is the quality of caviar graded?

How is the quality of caviar graded?

Every collection of eggs from an individual fish is unique. The value and quality of the harvested eggs are scored during production by a caviar expert, who judges the product according to grading …
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What's the best way to package and ship caviar?

What's the best way to package and ship caviar?

Caviar is a perishable, temperature sensitive product that commonly ships in breakable glass or dentable metal containers. So how can you be sure the caviar you order won't arrive damaged, contaminate …
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Iranian Caviar is eyeing a comeback in the U.S.

Iranian Caviar is eyeing a comeback in the U.S.

"Nasser Meshkin Azarian took a careful nibble, letting the salty, grainy texture roll across his tongue. He smiled and washed it down with a sip of cool water.“I give it an 82 or 83” out of 100, Azari …
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Caviar Fact Check: Caviar Fun Facts

Caviar Fact Check: Caviar Fun Facts

Our next piece on the Caviar Star Fact Check series focuses on an article titled "Caviar Fun Facts." Even though this is meant for fun, it's still based upon "facts" and we are here to provide caviar …
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What is Malossol?

What is Malossol?

Today, most caviar and fish roe (regardless of quality) are cured to the model of the malossol process. This processing model is the highest quality method of preserving caviar and fish roe. So&nbs …
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Caviar Fact Check: Things to know about caviar

Caviar Fact Check: Things to know about caviar

Let's get straight to it. There are many articles on the internet regarding the news, history and "facts" of the gourmet food world. Many are well researched and provide factual information, but ot …
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