Abu Dhabi opens Middle East's biggest caviar factory

08/06/2011 - Dubai Investment News Posted by Neil King
Abu Dhabi opens Middle East's biggest caviar factory

Abu Dhabi is now home to the Middle East's largest caviar factory, it has been announced.The United Arab Emirates will be able to taste its own home-grown caviar in the near future after Bin Salem Holding opened a new factory under the brand Royal Caviar Company.Created in partnership with German aquaculture specialist United Food Technologies, the project is set to cost Dh420 million in total.The factory's first harvest is expected later this year, while the first commercial harvest of caviar and fillets is scheduled for late 2012.Ahmad Al Daheri, chief executive officer and vice-chairman of Bin Salem, said: "Abu Dhabi is ideally placed to become one of the world's most successful producers of caviar, as we are convenient to the fastest growing markets in the Middle East and Asia, and I look forward to the Royal Caviar Company being the caviar of choice across the globe."