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The short answer is simple, supply and demand. Limited Sturgeon supply and high demand has driven its price up over time where it is now considered food only the rich and successful can enjoy. Before we dive into the factors which make caviar such an expensive product we should quickly recap what caviar actually is as there's a significant misconception and lack of understanding on this subject. Caviar is lightly salted roe (about 3% salt) of the Sturgeon family of fish and there's currently 27 known species of Sturgeon across the globe, but not all of them are harvested for...

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Caviar is female fish eggs (roe) of the Sturgeon family of fish. Malossol is a word in Russian meaning little [amount of] salt.

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Roe is female fish eggs. Caviar is roe of the Sturgeon family of fish.

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