Regional growth and consolidation

By Amy Herrick / March 17, 2016 / Comments Off on Regional growth and consolidation

2015 was an exceptional year for Black River Caviar. After consolidating the brand’s presence in the most important markets worldwide, we were able to venture into very interesting and unexplored regional markets, such as Mexico, Peru, Chile and Argentina. Through solid alliances with trusted distributors in each of these countries, the brand continues to consolidate…

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Search for the Perfect Location

By Amy Herrick / May 12, 2015 / Comments Off on Search for the Perfect Location

After a thorough analysis of the water resources in Uruguay and particularly studying the properties of the Río Negro river, it is concluded that the ideal location to settle the sturgeon farm is nearby the Baygorria Dam, in the department of Río Negro.

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The Adventure Begins

By Amy Herrick / May 12, 2015 / Comments Off on The Adventure Begins

Walter Alcalde decides to carry out practicability research on the possibility of breeding sturgeons in Uruguay.

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Launching of Platinum Station

By Amy Herrick / January 23, 2015 / Comments Off on Launching of Platinum Station

In June 2013 we launched BRC’s Platinum Station, a project conceived for our clients to discover the taste of caviar in a different way. It is an innovative proposal where we take the elegance and delicacy associated to this fist-class product to corporate events, private parties, or any other celebration, delighting guests in a truly…

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Aiming at the Top of Excellence

By Amy Herrick / January 23, 2015 / Comments Off on Aiming at the Top of Excellence

The farm is expanded once again and more fertilized roe of the Beluga variety (huso-huso) is imported. This is the largest and scarcest kind of sturgeon, and it is from where the world’s highest quality caviar in the world is obtained.

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A New Product

By Amy Herrick / January 23, 2015 / Comments Off on A New Product

The new species, imported in 2005, become productive. The company begins to produce two different varieties of caviar, adding the authentic Oscietra to its renowned Siberian caviar.

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Perfecting Oscietra

By Amy Herrick / January 23, 2015 / Comments Off on Perfecting Oscietra

The first reproduction of Russian sturgeons born in Uruguay after a genetic selection process is carried out aiming for the new generation to produce a more significant amount of the exceptional Golden Oscietra.

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Biological Innovation

By Amy Herrick / January 23, 2015 / Comments Off on Biological Innovation

ANII (Uruguayan Research and Innovation Agency) approves a project for the development of a vaccine to reduce sturgeon mortality rates. As results are promising, new research is constantly carried out to remain state of the art in that field.

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Certifications and Further Capital

By Amy Herrick / January 23, 2015 / Comments Off on Certifications and Further Capital

We become ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14000:2004 certified in recognition of the quality of our processes. The company receives the name it carries today: Black River Caviar. We create a new partnership with another investor to expand a section of our plant where to breed more sturgeons, under the same conditions as the previous investors.

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Sushi with caviar

Capital Investment and Acknowledgement

By Amy Herrick / January 23, 2015 / Comments Off on Capital Investment and Acknowledgement

We build further partnerships with foreign investors to build a new sturgeon breeding farm under the same concept, with our supervision and control, in order to increase the production by two tons a year. Simultaneously, chefs from the best restaurants of the world offer positive feedback on our caviar and start requesting it.

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