A Shortage of Caviar – Financial Times

By GILES MACDONOGH. 765 words, 23 December 1995, Financial Times, FTFT, 10, English, (c) 1995 The Financial Times Limited. All rights reserved Gastronomes take heed. The sturgeon is getting rarer, and its eggs are in short supply. In a good year the Iranians used to can up to 300 tonnes of caviar a year. Last Read more

Caspian countries agree to set up caviar cartel

Reprint 24 August 1993, Reuters News, LBA, English, (c) 1993 Reuters Limited NICOSIA, Aug 24 (Reuter) – The five countries sharing the Caspian Sea agreed on Tuesday to set up a caviar cartel, Iran’s IRNA news ageny reported. It said fishery officials from Iran, Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan, meeting in the Iranian Caspian port Read more

Iranian, Russian caviar losing out on Western markets due to sanctions and mislabeling

Reprint from Seafoodsource.com September 24, 2020 quoting our Director Cyrus Tabrizi: https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/premium/supply-trade/iranian-russian-caviar-losing-out-on-western-markets-due-to-sanctions-and-mislabeling By Mark Godfrey September 24, 2020 Caviar from China and Spain is undercutting higher-quality product from the Caspian Sea with false marketing claims, according to a leading importer supplying the European market. Cyrus Tabrizi, head of U.K.-based Caspian Monarque, also claims that competitors Read more


About Caspian Monarque has established a scholarship program to assist students who plan to continue their education by pursuing an undergraduate / masters or PHD degree in food science, aquaculture, business (luxury marketing), or Iranian Studies. This program is administered by our company, one of the world’s largest producers of caviar. Scholarships are granted without Read more