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"Perlita" a Caviar with a French touch

Everyone is familiar with the Aquitaine region in southwestern France. The latter is very popular for Bordeaux wines. During the golden year, the Gironde river was one of the largest producers of wild sturgeon caviar in Europe. The decline of the population and the man's footprint destroyed the last chance for the sturgeon of the Aquitaine basin to regenerate. It is from this region that Caviar Perlita comes. Craftsman Breeder of Perlita CaviarHidden in the middle of the Landes forest, the L'Esturgeonnière aquaculture farm, which produces Caviar Perlita, has existed since the early 1990s. It is one of the three pioneering companies in this sector and the only one in France to have been built everywhere for the rearing of...

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Seaweed Oysters and Caviar

I would like to tell you about a new product, but the history of seaweed began at the dawn of mankind. Marine plant: set of marine plants 3 billion years old such as algae and samphire Definition of Larousse Gastronomique: Marine plants used in cooking, as a garnish or in a salad. Algae are present in all latitudes, but their extension is however limited to the near shore. Extremely varied, they are rich in protein, cellulose, trace elements (including iodine) and vitamins. For me it started when I met Antoine Nicolas in 2014 who will introduce me to his company and especially share with me his passion for algae. The harvests under the ice floe with the Percé rock as...

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What does CITES mean?

What does CITES mean? CITES is the acronym for Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species, translated into French as Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Fauna and Flora. Since when ? Since 1967 voted at the United Nations under the World Conservation Union convention. Only sturgeon need CITES certification? No, sturgeons entered the endangered species list in 1998. Overfishing of sturgeon in the various estuaries of the Caspian Sea of ​​Russia, Iran, Kazakhstan and the Aquitaine Basin has harmed the species, which produced 80% of world production. The sturgeon is part of an established list of 37,000 species distributed at 78% for fauna and 22% for flora. Since the caviar that we find on the international market...

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