Construction of the plant breeding of sturgeon began in the village of Saratov under the Hot Key. Its area will be more than 100 thousand square meters. Plant will specialize in breeding of fish and production of sturgeon and caviar. The first phase of the object are planning to launch in the summer of 2012. In June, the plant will deliver 37 thousand fry.
In specific modules will raise just two types of sturgeon: Russian and Siberian. At full capacity the plant will produce 70 tons of black caviar a year. Themselves of sturgeon in its own processing facility will produce balyk cold and hot smoked. Volumes of production of sturgeon make up to 900 million pounds per year.
Implementation of the project will employ more than 150 residents. Each employee will have to pass a special factory specialized education in the Astrakhan Technical University of sturgeon, the press service of the Hot Key.