What is real caviar?

It seems that every single egg or row that comes from a fish is called Caviar.

But it’s the same as calling every kind of bubbly liquid in a bottle for Champagne. Champagne can only be from the Champagne region in France.  Real Caviar is from the Sturgeon family, also known as the Acipenseridae family. And preferably fresh , not pasteurised. Many other types of fish roe get pasteurised to give them a longer shelf-life. Fresh Caviar will normally have 3-4 month’s shelf-life, other types of roe will have up to 6 months.

Another way to distinguish a real caviar is the obligatory CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) number that should accompany every tin/jar of caviar. I dare say that nearly all legal caviar is farmed and that to ensure that all  production and sale of Caviar is both legal and genuine importers are required to ensure that a CITES import number is on every container.

Therefore when you buy caviar then check the shelf-life and that it has a CITES number on the bottom of the tin/jar.

We are maybe not the biggest caviar company in the UK. Nor are we the oldest. But we pride ourselves in having one of the biggest selections of real caviar in the UK and that “It does what it says on the tin”, so to speak. In this case, bigger isn’t always better, often it just means that it’s probably more expensive. We have 8 types of real caviar on offer, from Beaerii to Beluga, but we actually have 11 on offer thru the year.

We also pride ourselves in having many private customers, celebrities and business leaders who prefer to get a more personal service and a bigger selection from a small private owned Caviar company that sets quality and customer service as it’s priority, than from some of the bigger companies.That we also have some of the most reasonable prices on the market doesn’t hurt either.

Please visit our website and if you should have any questions, then please don’t hesitate to send us an email or give us a call. http://www.caviarclassic-london.com

Darren & the Team

 

 

 

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We are offering 30% off 2 of the best caviar’s in the world.

Royal Beluga, one of the top names in the world of caviar. The grey metallic shimmering looking sturgeon roe was once only enjoyed by royalty and heads of state.
This is without a doubt one of our top caviar’s.With roe size of between 2.9-3.3 mm, a lingering creamy aftertaste on the back of your tongue and with our 30% off untl the end of March this is an offer that is hard to say no to.
Our second offer is the little known Superior Freshwater Beluga. Less known that the Royal Beluga it’s is one of the most surprising caviar’s in our selection.
This is a caviar that surprises every time when we have done tastings. We love to see people’s eyebrows arch up every time they taste it. This caviar is more’ish and a well kept secret. That it’s cheaper than the Royal Beluga is down to the fact that i’ts not as well known, yet!
The Superior Freshwater Beluga is a bit bigger than the Royal Beluga, between 3,0-3,3 mm roe. Lighter in colour and a tad less salty. It pops a bit more on the tongue but the aftertaste is what wins people over every time.
WE speak a lot about the “creamy aftertaste” on the back of the tongue with all caviar’s. This caviar literally explodes in your mouth and has a great combination of salt and texture.
If you can’t make up your mind then we also offer the duo selection. from 10 gram – 250 gram tins of both. Take a smaller tin of each and make up your own mind. Don’t miss out on this amazing offer.a stunning 30% off until the 31st of March.Have a look at our “special offer” selection: https://www.caviarclassic-london.com/collections/special-offers

Imperial Beluga Reserve Caviar

Our newest Beluga caviar. It’s stunning, it’s delicious and it’s not cheap.

Imperial Beluga Reserve.
Most caviar’s have a roe size of between 2,0 – 2,8. The Baerii, Oscietra, Hybrid’s and so on. The traditional Beluga’s will be about 2,8-3,2 mm. The Good Beluga’s mite even stretch to 3,5 mm. But have you ever seen a Beluga roe of 3,8-4,0 mm? WEll, we have found one. It’s truly stunning. And there is quite a lot of truth in the saying “size does matter”!
Wow, the taste is very impressive, a lot more pop and much creamier than most other Beluga’s. And don’t be put off by the fact that it’s from Bulgaria. I was very skeptical when I first found out where it was from. But generally it’s a cost issue. Obviously when talking about a quality product production costs can be very high, and run into millions. Being able to find a location where you can cut away many of those costs and concentrate on producing a high quality product is a gamble. But these guys have done it.
I have tasted Caviar from just about all over the world. Like good wines what you put into it, the local environment and a simple thing such as water, feed and time will determine what you get out of it.
Caviar producers have really started upping their game over the last 5 years and now the results are begging to bear fruit.
Anyway, back to this stunning Imperial Beluga Reserve. Over 4 mm roe, a lovely shimmering metallic colour and a taste that just makes you want more. If you can afford it then here it is. But yes, it’s not cheap. This caviar has taken years of patience and hard work to create. And with a kilo price of over £5,000 you really have to love caviar to be able to afford it. If you can then you get a product that is stunning and worth every penny.

Delivery time is between 2-4 days. Unless you really need it, then we can deliver same day.

Darren Pedersen
Caviar classic London
Imperial Beluga reserve caviar- Caviar classic London

Caviar: One of the top 12 super-foods available.

Once reserved only for Royalty and the elite caviar was a forbidden food for many years. It was also used for medical and health purposes.
Now it’s available for everyone and more and more people are discovering all the good that is hidden in those small pearls of pure protein.
Not only is it full of vitamins and minerals, it’s also believed that it’s good for the brain and other parts of the body.
High in Omega-3, Vitamin-B6/B12, A, D,Calcium and Iron and magnesium. But also Riboflavin, which is meant to be good against migraines and great for your libido.
The Chinese and Persians used it as an aphrodisiac for centuries. Now it’s looked upon as one of the 12 natural super-foods available.So even more reason to share it with someone you love, with a glass of chilled Champagne.

Darren Pedersen
Caviar classic London

We are celebrating our 5th Birthday with a thank you.

Well,Honestly, our 5th Birthday was back in December, but we were so busy then that we didn’t really have to to do much about it. So we decided to have it again, at the beginning of May.

Like most of our ideas, this one is a bit whacky too. But we are just happy to have made it past our fifth Birthday, and hopefully, at least 5 more.

WE decided to stick with the “5” theme and call it FiveSquare: 5 days, in the 5th Month, 5 great deals for £5, from 5pm. That’s easy to remember. Try saying that quickly.

We are offering 5 of our most popular products for only £5. That’s between 40%- 85% off the normal price. This is just for our Birthday, and believe us, the £5 will cover the labour costs, and that’s all we want. We believe this is a way of saying thank you to all the lovely people that have supported us over the last five years and hopefully also show others what we can offer and for £5, you can’t go wrong there.

So come and check out the site and make our birthday week a load of fun. And if you want to meet us sometime,. then drop by our Caviar events at More Bar London. Last Tuesday of every month.

See you on the site.

Caviar classic Team.

Caviar of the month, March: Freshwater Beluga Hybrid Caviar

This has to be the customer’s favourite caviar type. This Sturgeon can reach up to 160 years of age. This is a Hybrid of the Freshwater Beluga and the Amur Sturgeon. Matures much later and hence more expensive. We have many customers that believe thou that it’s worth that bit more to get a high grade quality product.2,4-2,8mm roe, a grey silver shimmer and a slightly harder shell that pops in your mouth with an amazingly creamy aftertaste. If you ever feel that you need to try a caviar for the first time, then Beluga is worth it. Give it a try, spoil yourself!!

 

Imperial Beluga Reserve Caviar

Watch out for our upcoming Caviar tasting event’s.

We have been receiving loads of requests to arrange caviar tastings. And as i’m very passionate about caviar I thought it was about time.

We have planned to do our first spring tasting in a very central location near London Bridge towards the end of April.

We want to ensure that it’s affordable and fun. No only is it a chance to try caviar (if you haven’t tried it before but also to try several and maybe find one that is your favourite.

Many people have the preconception that it’s just fishy tasting eggs. But it’s much more than that, it’s a story of years of hard work and patience before the caviar gets on to your spoon. It can take up to 10 years, depending on the sturgeon/caviar type.

The even is expected to last about 1,5-2 hours where we offer 3-4 types of caviar samples plus a mix of canape’s plus a glass or 2 of Champagne.

So watch the website or even better sign up for our newsletter so your sure that your one of the first to get an invite. We even offer our newsletter customers a discount.

You can also follow us on twitter (CaviarClassicLondon ) or on facebook.

Regards

Darren