Beluga (Huso Huso) Caviar – Quintessence

Beluga (Huso Huso) Caviar – Quintessence

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Beluga caviar is the highest quality sturgeon caviar in the world. Beluga caviar has a buttery and sweet flavour, with hints of nuts, flowers and fruits and a sea salt finish.
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Description

Beluga caviar is the most luxurious culinary delicacy on the planet. This premium caviar originates from the Huso Huso sturgeon, a fish species found in the Caspian and Black Sea regions. Characterized by its beautiful large-sized eggs ranging from striking grey tones to black in colour. The roe of the Beluga sturgeon is known for its incredibly buttery, sweet, and salty flavour, as well as its large firm eggs and velvety texture.

  • Intensity: Robust
  • Texture: Firm
  • Packaging: Tin / Jar
  • Colour: Light grey to black
  • Egg Size: Large (3.0 and 3.6 millimetres)
  • Flavour Profile: Buttery, sweet, sea salt, with hints of flowers and dried fruit

The colour of Beluga caviar ranges from light grey to black, making it a visually striking addition to any meal. It’s perfect for adding a special and sophisticated touch to special occasions, or simply as an indulgent treat to enjoy on its own.

  • Shelf Life: 4-6 weeks refrigerated
  • Source: Farmed sustainably and responsibly
  • Origin: Imported
  • Common Names: Beluga, Great Sturgeon
  • Species: Huso Huso

Beluga Caviar Recommended Serving Size

  • 28g (1 oz): serves 1-2 guests
  • 50g (1.75 oz): serves 2-4 guests
  • 100g (3.5 oz): serves 4-8 guests
  • 500g (17.6 oz): serves 8-16 guests
  • 1kg (35.2 oz): serves 16-32 guests

Storing and Preserving our Beluga Caviar

Our Beluga caviar can typically be stored for up to six weeks in a fridge when sealed. Please store your Beluga caviar in the fridge as soon as it is received and taken out of our packaging.

We strongly recommend consuming our Beluga caviar in one sitting for the best tasting experience. Once opened, it can typically be kept in the fridge for up to 48 hours or at room temperature in its original packaging for up to 24 hours. Always consult the label for a precise recommended best-by date.

Where our Beluga Caviar Comes From

Our Beluga caviar is sourced ethically and legally from the finest aquaculture farms in the world. We do not sell any wild or black-market caviar. Protecting this historic and endangered species is extremely important to our mission and 10% of our profits are donated to various organizations that work to protect wild sturgeons and restore their natural habitats around the world.

How our Beluga Caviar is Made

Raised sustainably and ethically in state-of-the-art aquaculture facilities, each Beluga sturgeon is hand-picked at peak maturity using the latest filtering and ultrasound technology. The fish roe is extracted using labour-inducing techniques and then carefully filtered, inspected, cured, and aged. Once ready, the Beluga caviar is then immediately packaged and made available online for purchase to ensure ultimate freshness, flavour profile and texture.

About Beluga (Huso Huso) Caviar

Beluga caviar comes from the Huso Huso sturgeon, the most prized sturgeon species found in the wild in the Black and Caspian seas near Russia, Ukraine, Iran, Bulgaria and several other countries.

The Beluga sturgeon can grow up to an impressive 3.28 meters long (almost 11 feet) and weigh as much as 264kg (582 lbs). Females can take up to 22 years to mature and begin producing their precious roe (fish eggs).

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The amount of caviar you need will depend on the amount of people that will be enjoying it. As a rule of thumb, 28 grams (1 ounce) is enough for 1 to 2 people.

Although we do not recommend doing so, you can freeze a sealed jar or tin of caviar for up to one year. The caviar will lose some of its flavor and texture as time goes on.
A sealed jar or tin of caviar should be kept in the fridge around -2 to 0 Celsius (28 to 32 Fahrenheit) to preserve its freshness, flavor, and texture.
All our caviar products are ethically sourced from sustainable farms. We do not sell wild caviar. Wild caviar is illegal in many countries.
Sturgeon caviar comes in a wide range of colors, even from within the space species. For example, Ossetra caviar naturally comes in a range of colors from Golden Brown to Dark Brown so what you receive may differ slightly from what is pictures. If the color is significantly different, for example it is black instead of golden brown, please get in touch with us.
Tin SizeServes
28g1
50g1 - 2
100g2 - 4
500g8 - 16
1kg16 - 32

Additional information

Weight 23 g
Dimensions 12 × 24 × 35 cm
Color

Black, Blue, Brown, Green, Indigo, Light-Blue, Red, Yellow

Egg Size

Large, Medium, Small

Format

28g, 50g, 100g, 200g, 500g, 1kg

Brand

Quintessence