Avruga caviar

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Smoked trout, topped with avruga caviar and a quail's egg

Avruga is a product made from herring and other products (water, herring-40%, salt, corn starch, lemon juice, citric acid, xanthan gum, sodium benzoate, squid ink) that is marketed as a caviar substitute. Unlike caviar, does not contain fish roe.

Avruga is produced by the Spanish company Pescaviar.[1] According to the website of marine fishery consultants MacAlister Elliott, Avruga is produced for Pescaviar by a company named Cataliment and the product has Marine Stewardship Council "Chain of Custody" certification.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pescaviar product page for Avruga
  2. ^ MacAlister Elliott News Links Avruga to Cataliment and mentions certification (scroll down page.)