Spanish sturgeon farm Piscifactoria de Sierra Nevada exporting black caviar to Russia / July 12, 2011 12:18
The Spanish trout and sturgeon farm Piscifactoría de Sierra Nevada has started exportation of premium sturgeon caviar to Russia this year, according to the Russian Fish Insider Report published by http://www.megafishnet.com/.
Last year the company was duly approved for export to the Russian Federation under the number 12.00140/GR as fishery products processor (including fresh fishery products) and in 2011 the company is planning to ship 1000 kg of sturgeon caviar to this new market.
Piscifactoría de Sierra Nevada (Sierra Nevada Fish Farm) produces black caviar according to the Russian Malossol method with the salt content ranging within 3-4%.
The company started farming the Iberian sturgeon Acipenser Nacarii back in 1985 with the assistance of Russian and Iranian biologists and in 2001 first caviar production was recorded and in 2002 the product was awarded the Friend of Sea Certificate.
As per 2010 the company held a stock of 50 000 sturgeon amounting to some 350 tonnes in live weight terms.
Published by FISHNET.RU
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