it the Caviar Kingdom
By DOREEN HEMLOCK, Business Writer
Beluga caviar fresh from Orlando, anyone?
It's no Disney World fantasy. A Miami-based food importer, Marky's
Caviar, is starting a fish farm in Central Florida
to raise prized beluga sturgeon from the Caspian Sea for their
Why go through the hassle, when you can import the caviar directly?
Company President Mark Zaslavsky said he's worried about shrinking
supplies from the Caspian Sea, partly because of overfishing
In March, he announced an accord with Russian caviar producer
Raskat to buy beluga, osetra and sevruga without
killing adult female sturgeon. It also required DNA batch tests
for each species of caviar, verified by the Russian Federation's
council on trade in endangered species.
Conservation groups are sure to toast Marky's Sturgeon
Aquafarms. They've urged Americans to buy caviar only
from farm-bred fish.
687 NE 79th St., Miami, FL 33138
9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.