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The hotbed of thisrevolution is Pennfield, N.B., home to the world’s only company licensed to produce and sell an ultra-exclusive variety of caviar. Extracted from the shortnose sturgeon – an endangered, dinosaur-era fish known as acipenser brevirostrum – it’s a delicacy made from the salted roe of a breed with just one population in the Canadian wild. The species is so imperilled that international trade regulators have blocked commercial sales for more than 30 years.

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