Red caviar in the far East demand remains, despite rising prices

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Krasnoukhova in fotobanka caviar. Archival photoRed caviar in the far East demand remains, despite rising prices© RIA Novosti / Sergey Krasnoukhova the image Bank

Residents of the Far East, which produces the main in Russia the volume of red caviar, felt a sharp rise in prices for the delicacy of its average cost rose by a third, a kilogram of caviar in the markets can be found for 5,5 thousand roubles, and sellers do not rule out further price increase for the New year.

Earlier it was reported that in the wholesale market in Russia, the price of salmon ROE has increased on average by 40-50% compared to the previous year, and market participants warn that the prices of caviar in retail can rise sharply for the New year. It was noted that experts attribute the rise in price of low catches and increased demand for caviar in Japan and Eastern Asia that eventually led to a significant reduction in the volume of caviar on the domestic market.

Environmentalists Khabarovsk territory and regional branch of party «the greens» this year, it was stated that some of the companies that are engaged in industrial fishing for salmon in the Amur, behaved like poachers – blocked networks in Amur estuary and caught the whole shoal of fish that came to spawn. The regional authorities had to impose a ban on fishing of salmon in the Amur, to keep the population of fish to fill the spawning grounds and fish plants.

Suppliers increased prices

On Kamchatka the prices for caviar this season range from 2.5 to 3.5 thousand rubles. Sellers retailers of the fact of rise in price of the delicacy reluctant, but admitted, explaining that prices rose by about a third. According to them, this is due to rising prices from suppliers, as well as the fact that the bulk of this production is exported outside of the Peninsula.

The cheapest caviar is sold in the biggest fish market of Kamchatka – «Ocean» group of companies «41 the region.» Here the ROE of sockeye salmon can be bought for 2.5 thousand rubles, salmon – over 2.7 thousand rubles, but the coho and chum salmon – more than 3 thousand rubles. In the markets of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky also has caviar, which costs up to 3 thousand rubles, in particular coho salmon — from 2,6 thousand rubles for sockeye – from 2.7 thousand rubles. The prices for eggs of Chinook salmon and chum salmon here can reach up to 3.5 thousand rubles.

Another point-a point where the inhabitants of Kamchatka prefer to buy a delicacy, is Fair Kamchatka manufacturers. Traditionally, the prices here are lower than other stores, but not in the case of caviar. Delicacy cost less than 3 thousand rubles here. Prices start from 3.1 thousand rubles (ROE Chinook) and go up to 3.5 thousand rubles (coho).

Dear Kuril caviar

Prices for caviar in the markets of the Sakhalin grew up in 2017, an average of one third. If earlier kilograms of caviar of pink salmon could be purchased for 3 thousand rubles, this year – over 4 thousand, and even higher. The sellers at one of the markets of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk say that this increase in prices caused by the situation with the failed Putina this year, under which they must adjust.

Pink salmon caviar is from the largest supplier Kuril «Gidrostroy» — this year in the markets and in shops costs from 4 thousand rubles, in some places, the price rises to 5 thousand rubles. Last year it was sold for 3 thousand rubles per kilogram. ROE of this company is traditionally considered to be of the highest quality — so sellers explained that the price is the highest.

Caviar produced on Sakhalin – a little cheaper. The company’s products from Poronaysk can be purchased at an average price – 4400 rubles per kilogram, not more expensive. A metal tin with a weight of 140 grams for a couple of sandwiches can be bought for 600 roubles. Caviar produced in the South of Sakhalin, in Dolinsk district – the budget 3 – 3.5 thousand rubles per kilogram. However, banks are not specified, what kind of fish is only «grained salmon Caviar rocks.»

By the way, an alternative to the Sakhalin caviar this year was the production from Kamchatka, on the market it is sold for 3.5 thousand rubles per kilogram.

In Khabarovsk traded

Prices for caviar in Khabarovsk for the last month have grown. If in October the most expensive caviar in the Central market was worth five thousand per kilogram, today 5.5 thousand. The price tag with this amount indicated that the eggs produced in the Kuril Islands and Kamchatka. Caviar from the Okhotsk district of Khabarovsk Krai, for example, sell 3.5 to 4 thousand rubles.

The cheapest is 2.5 thousand per kilo, for this price the products are sold at two points. On most price tags cited figures from 3.5 to 4.5 thousand rubles per kilogram.

Excitement among the shelves of caviar is not observed, but the eggs are still buying less frequently and in smaller batches. Sellers are willing to bargain and throw rubles and 200.

«Purchase prices are now expensive. Well, this caviar was purchased for three thousand, put in 3.8 thousand, ready to throw up to 3.6 thousand. Not welded strongly, for a place in the market you have to pay, but to lose it does not want», — said one of the sellers.

However, despite the high cost, for the New year is expected appreciation of the delicacy, she added.

Plus 20% to the price in Primorye

Red caviar in the far East demand remains, despite rising prices© RIA Novosti / Sergey Krasnoukhova in photobanks the Agency has announced how it will change the price of calves at introduction markirovka markets of Primorye, prices for caviar range from 3 to 3.5 thousand rubles. Last year prices ranged from 2.5-2.7 thousand roubles. In the networks of shops of, for example, «Fish island», keta caviar and garbousova are 4.2 thousand rubles per kilogram. The sellers claim that the ROE fishing season 2017.

At retail private sellers in Primorye, which, incidentally, are not always able to provide documents for the goods, the price of caviar starts from 2.7 thousand rubles per kilogram and goes up to 3.2 thousand. Chum salmon caviar is more expensive – 3 — 3.4 thousand rubles. Almost all caviar from Kamchatka. Somewhere in the online stores of caviar can be found for 2 thousand rubles, but whose it was is unknown. The eggs of sockeye salmon in cans of 130 grams sell in an average of 400-500 rubles.