31 May 2024

Reaping pink gold from South Island hydro canals - caviar harvest

From Country Life, 7:20 pm on 31 May 2024
Mt Cook Alpine Salmon caviar

Mt Cook Alpine Salmon caviar Photo: Mt Cook Alpine Salmon

Caviar is traditionally known as a delicacy plucked from wild fish in the Caspian sea but it's also being farmed right here in New Zealand. 

Mt Cook Alpine Salmon in the Mackenzie District is in the midst of its short caviar harvest period. It began experimenting with the specialty three years ago.

Chief executive David Cole tells us more.

You can also read more here.

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