Facts about caviar

Caviar is not simply a delectable luxury, it is the stuff of legend, something which stretches back into the mists of time. The favored indulgence of Persian Shahs, Russian Tsars and Turkish Sultans, caviar possesses a mystical quality, a touch of ancient mystery, combined with a culinary beauty that is akin to the ambrosia of the gods.

The Caspian Sea

The Caspian Sea in Northern Iran is a true paradise for caviar connoisseurs from all over the globe. Iran has been has been part of the history of caviar from the very beginning along with ancient Russia. At that time, caviar was exclusively reserved for the Tsars and the royal families.


The water of the Caspian Sea

Iranian caviar stems from the natural waters of the Caspian Sea. The sustainable and natural environment of the Caspian Sea is the native habitat of sturgeons and thus an excellent ecosystem that ensures the quality of the most exquisite delicacy.

The creation of the prehistoric sturgeon

The sturgeon is a 250-million-year-old fish that is a unique phylogenetic entity and the largest freshwater fish on earth.

The very vision of an ancient beast is like something lifted out of folklore, and its home is the nutrient-filled waters of the Caspian Sea, where we breed our sturgeons on the beautiful shores of the Iranian coast in order to produce the most heavenly and moreish caviar on Earth. Iranian caviar has been, and remains so, the king of caviars in the eyes of the world’s top chefs and connoisseurs alike.

Organically and sustainably bred, our superb caviar, which pushes the boundaries of excellence, containing the classic taste, texture and aroma once enjoyed by the likes of Alexander the Great and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, is the result of careful nurturing and preservation. Our sturgeons are able to grow to maturity, feeding off the rich and abundant minerals that can only be found in the crystalline waters of the Caspian Sea with its unique bioculture.

Nutritional excellence

The only true caviar, which contains an abundance of vitamins, minerals and other distinct qualities, comes from the Caspian Sea.