The Beluga is the largest sturgeon, weighing up to two thousand pounds, at lengths of more than fifteen feet.
The female beluga sturgeon takes up to twenty-five years to mature and produce eggs. Beluga caviar is the largest-grain caviar and varies in color from light to dark gray. These Beluga pearls are the most delicate and have a mild buttery flavor.
Beluga was banned from further import to the United States, as of fall 2005. For those who prefer the inherent mild buttery richness of Beluga Malossol caviar, we suggest the extremely rare Platinum Osetra caviar.