Fishing Around for the New Caviar

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A Jar of Sunburst Rainbow Trout Caviar

The eggs of rainbow trout are bright orange in color. A two-ounce jar costs $28, according to the Sunburst Web site. Sunburst Trout Company hide caption

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Overfishing and pollution in the Caspian Sea have put the caviar-producing beluga sturgeon on the "threatened with extinction" list.

Gourmets are searching for alternatives, and at Sunburst Trout Farm in Canton, N.C. — which bills itself as the oldest fish farm east of the Mississippi River — rainbow trout caviar is drawing a lot of attention.



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