N.B. caviar farm takes eggs to French market

The Fish Site
by The Fish Site
4 January 2007, at 12:00am

NEW BRUNSWICK - Canada's first-ever caviar farm in Pennfield, N.B., is hoping to market its product to restaurants and stores in Europe.

Supreme Sturgeon and Caviar operates out of southwestern New Brunswick, with 45,000 sturgeon supplying 3,000 tonnes of caviar per year.

On Thursday, the company's marketing manager, Bruce Marie, is heading to Paris to sell the delicacy in Europe. Marie says France already produces its own farmed caviar, but he thinks he can convince connoisseurs there to add caviar from New Brunswick to their hors d'oeuvres.

"French farm raised caviar supply is limited, and we have a quality which is a little bit better than the French one," he said.