Among the major caviar exporting countries, Russia accounted for 39%, Iran 39%, Kazakhstan 12%, Azerbaijan 3%, Romania and China less than 3% and Bulgaria accounted for 1% of total caviar exports. The rest of the caviar’s share of the world market is split among other countries including Canada, the US and France. Meanwhile, the price of caviar (Beluga) as the world’s most expensive caviar exported by Iran has increased significantly.
Meat and other by-products
Sturgeon meat is now increasingly welcomed by consumers around the world. The meat of these fish is remarkable because of its high stability, white color, and so on. High-protein, low-fat, and bone-in beef is one of the increasingly popular foods in the global market. Useful fillet content was 53% in breeding beluga and 47% in Acipenser persicus sturgeon. This is an average of 49% in sturgeon, which is a good economic ratio compared to standard fillet in other fish. Meat of sturgeon like other aquatic species: Live fish, fresh carcasses with ice, fried fish, fillets, steaks or in processed forms including smoked, salted, canned or paste products. . In the supply of fish, fish are sold for a smaller proportion. Whole fish can be introduced to domestic or foreign markets in regular or vacuum packages. The price of these products will be significant per kg.