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Lake sturgeon caviar is a rare and sought-after delicacy, known for its unique and complex flavour profile. Harvested from a sustainably sourced farmed Lake sturgeon (also known as Yellow sturgeon), this caviar has a distinct earthy taste with subtle notes of nuttiness and a delicate, buttery finish. Characterized by medium and firm eggs ranging from dark green to black in colour.
- Intensity: Balanced
- Texture: Medium Firm
- Packaging: Tin / Jar
- Colour: Dark Green to Black
- Egg Size: Medium (2.4 and 2.8 millimetres)
- Flavour Profile: Creamy, earthy, nutty
The caviar is carefully selected, hand-packed, and delivered fresh, ensuring the highest quality and optimal flavour. Lake sturgeon caviar is a true gourmet experience, perfect for enhancing the flavours of your favourite dishes, or for savouring on its own with a glass of champagne. Indulge in the exquisite taste of lake sturgeon caviar and elevate your culinary experience to new heights.
- Shipping: Ships overnight in temperature-controlled packing
- Shelf Life: 4-6 weeks refrigerated
- Source: Wild (caught sustainably and ethically)
- Origin: North America
- Common Names: Lake, Yellow, Rock
- Species: Acipenser fulvescens
Lake Sturgeon 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 Lake Sturgeon Caviar
Our Lake sturgeon caviar can typically be stored for up to six weeks in a fridge when sealed. Please store your Lake sturgeon caviar in the fridge as soon as it is received and taken out of our packaging.
We strongly recommend consuming our Lake sturgeon caviar in one seating 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.
Shipping & Delivery
Our Lake sturgeon caviar is shipped the same day (for orders placed before 1:00 PM EST) and will typically arrive within 1 business day. Orders placed Wednesday afternoon through Sunday will ship on Monday and typically arrive on Tuesday.
Our caviar is shipped using a Next-Day (Overnight) shipping service and packaged carefully in temperature-controlled packaging to guarantee freshness.
Where our Lake Sturgeon Caviar Comes From
Our Lake sturgeon caviar is harvested from the wild ethically and legally in Quebec, Canada. We adhere to extremely strict environmental guidelines and quotas under close supervision. We do not sell any 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 Lake Sturgeon Caviar is Made
Our Lake 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 Lake sturgeon caviar is then immediately packaged and made available online for purchase to ensure ultimate freshness, flavour profile and texture.
About Lake Sturgeon Caviar
Lake sturgeon caviar comes from the Lake (Yellow) sturgeon species found in the wild along the East and West coasts of North America. The Lake sturgeon can grow up to 2.2 meters long (7.2 feet) and weigh over 108kg (240 lbs). Females can take over 10 years to mature and begin producing their precious roe (fish eggs).
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
How much caviar do I need?Dave2023-02-13T23:11:45-04:00
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.
Can I freeze caviar?Dave2023-02-13T23:15:25-04:00Although 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.
How do I store caviar?Dave2023-02-13T23:12:03-04:00A 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.
Is your caviar wild or farmed?Dave2023-02-13T23:12:08-04:00All our caviar products are ethically sourced from sustainable farms. We do not sell wild caviar. Wild caviar is illegal in many countries.
Will my caviar become spoiled if I am not home to receive my order?Dave2023-02-13T23:12:13-04:00All orders are shipped in weather-proof packaging with ice pack to preserve freshness for up to 72 hours. Packages ship with Next-Day (Overnight) shipping from Monday through Wednesday and typically arrive within 24 hours in larger cities and up to 48 hours in more rural areas. We do not ship from Thursday to Sunday to prevent orders from arriving spoiled in case of shipment delays. Please put your caviar in the fridge as soon as possible once you receive your order.
My caviar is a different color than the pictures, is it normal?Dave2023-05-02T10:45:42-04:00Sturgeon 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.
|50g||1 - 2|
|100g||2 - 4|
|500g||8 - 16|
|1kg||16 - 32|
|Dimensions||12 × 24 × 35 cm|
Brown, Beige, Dark Brown, Gold, Light Brown
28g, 50g, 100g, 200g, 500g, 1kg