Fine food store sells 10kg caviar

Branded “Ivan the Terrible” the 10kg tin of caviar, on sale at the Paris branch of Petrossian, is the world's largest

25 November 2013

THE Parisian branch of the fine food retailer Petrossian, known for its prestigious caviar, has presented three extraordinarily generous tins of its star product.

The largest, "Ivan the Terrible," contains 10kg of Petrossian's Tzar Imperial caviar, making it the world's largest caviar tin according to its maker.

The other two tins in this supersized line are also named for tsars and tsarinas. "Catherine the Great" contains a whopping 5kg of the delicacy, while the one named after Alexander contains 2.5kg.

Each piece in this limited edition will be hand packed, and each label hand lithographed and numbered. Each tin is prepared upon order, and prices are available on request.

To put things into perspective, the least expensive caviar tin on Petrossian’s Paris website, containing just 12g, costs €24, while 250g can range between €400-€2,000.

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