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Caviar from Iran - Learn the History of Iranian Caviar

Once the top exporter in the world, Iran is now a small fish in a big pond in today's Iranian caviar industry. In fact, 40 tons of Iranian caviar was exported in 2000 alone. However, because of economic sanctions imposed by world leaders in response to the country's nuclear weapons program, the Iranian caviar export industry took a major hit in 2014. Despite these setbacks, the financial projections for Iranian caviar are looking positive, especially after Tehran struck a deal in 2015 to curb its nuclear program in exchange for a lift on economic sanctions, including the export of highly desired Iranian beluga caviar. Iranian Caviar If you're looking for Iran caviar for sale, keep in mind that it could...

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Caviar for Beginners

The ultimate symbol of aristocratic elegance, caviar is an essential component to the fine dining experience. Dating back to the 16th century, fish roe from wild sturgeon was a savored delicacy among Russian Tsars and Iranian sheiks. Today, caviar is the star of the show when it comes to gourmet appetizers. Get the most out of your caviar experience armed with expert knowledge from the purveyors at Khavyar, the premiere online marketplace for the exceptional imported and domestic roe.  History of Caviar Derived from the Persian word ‘khavyar,’ which means 'egg,' fish roe from the days of old typically came from wild sturgeon from the Caspian and Black seas. Considered a luxury item reserved for royalty, caviar became popular in...

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The History of Caviar (Infographic)

Caviar and champagne go together like a baguette and fancy cheese. But that wasn't always the case. Read on and discover how caviar made it onto the plates of the rich and famous.  Share this Image On Your SitePlease include attribution to https://www.khavyar.com/ with this graphic.   1280: The Russian Orthodox church formally sanctioned caviar as food that could be consumed during religious fasts.  1556: Ivan the Terrible conquers The Khanate of Astrakhan seizing the steppe north of the Caspian, demanding annual tribute paid in caviar delivered to Moscow.  1591: Derived from the Persian word khavyar, the word caviar means "egg" and first appeared in English print in this year.  1873: In the 19th century, Russia considered caviar a lavish...

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3 Reasons to Get Your Caviar Online

There are many reasons to order caviar online. Discover why executive chefs and caterers are ordering their caviar online instead of making the trip in person to the local gourmet shop.  Freshness Skip the middleman.  And forget the nightmare & storage of a retail shelf where it may sit for a few weeks.  You can get it tomorrow.   Our caviar is shipped in a custom insulated shipping kit that includes a pound and a half of gel ice, which keeps the product safe in transit for 30 hours at 28-38 degrees Fahrenheit. At your next fine dining event, impress your guests with the freshest roe from Khavyar, your online headquarters for the finest and most celebrated varieties of fish-eggs from...

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The Health Benefits of Caviar

Since the 16th century, caviar has been dazzling the taste buds of lords, ladies, and dignitaries. In fact, this luxury item from the Caspian Sea is not only full of nutrient dense super foods, but also contains delicious and nuanced flavors. Often used as a garnish or spread, caviar is made up of fish-eggs that have been salt-cured. There are many types of available, including beluga, our most popular, and starlet. You’ll also find varieties such as ossetra and sevruga.   Khavyar is committed to sustainability, so you can rest easy that your farmed Beluga Siberian caviar from Italy is the finest on the market. We also feature fine quality caviar from the United States, including Sturgeon White, Sea Trout Rainbow,...

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