Italian caviar does not go into crisis: Increasing demand and record revenues for Calvisius

Published Jun 3, 2023

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The caviar market knows no crisis, world demand is constantly growing and prices rise accordingly. Also because the offer is struggling to adapt: in fact, to obtain the precious eggs it is necessary to wait for a reproductive cycle that lasts many years. A trend that may not come as a surprise, given that the difficulties of the economy are mainly linked to inflation, which primarily affects the lowest incomes. However, it does not cease to surprise non-experts that Italian producers are also taking advantage of this situation. In fact, our country is second only to China in terms of quantity produced, and is at the top in terms of quality and sustainability, not comparable to the average of the Far East. According to data released in recent days by Api (Confagricoltura fish farmers association) in 2022 Italian companies (which can be counted on the fingers of two hands) produced 62 tons of caviar compared to over 600 tons worldwide. It is a production of excellence to which Italy ...
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