Oysters, Coromandel

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Species Name:Crassostrea gigas Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:A Pacific Oyster from the Coromandel Peninsula in New Zealand When:Available May – October Where/How:Where – New Zealand How – Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics Harvested from the pristine waters surrounding the Coromandel Peninsula, the flavor of these oysters reflects the nutrient-rich and pollution-free waters from which they are harvested. …

Oysters, Kaipara

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Species Name:Crassostrea gigas Sustainability Rating:Green-Best Choice What:Oysters are harvested from Kaipara Harbour which is located in the sparsely populated northwest region of New Zealand’s North Island. When:April to September Where/How:Where: New Zealand How: Farm-raised   Back to Product Guide Characteristics With a large, deep-cupped shell, this 2.75 inch – 3.25-inch size oysters have an aroma and flavor that encapsulates the …

Cockles, New Zealand

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Species Name:Austrovenus stutchburyi Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:New Zealand cockles are saltwater clams that’s a marine bivalve mollusk in the Veneridae family. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – New Zealand How – Wild Caught/Rake Back to Product Guide Characteristics Cockles are a bit smaller than littlenecks (and some would say a bit more delicious…) For Your Menu Cockles are a beautiful and delicious …

Wreckfish

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Species Name:Polyprion americanus Sustainability Rating: Grey – Unrated What:Also known as Sea Bass, Bass and Stone Bass, this is a deep-water species and sought after fish due to its reputation for superior flavor and texture. This king of the depths has a dark grey upper body and light grey/silver belly with a massive head and mouth. When:Available year-round Where/How:Where: South …

Suzuki

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Species Name:Argyrosomus hololepidotus Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:Also known as Mulloway, Suzuki is a member of the Drum family When:Available Sporadically Year-Round Where/How:Where – Australia How – Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics This responsibly farmed fish has a delicate flavor, cooks up moist and firm thanks to a good fat content.   For Your Menu Fantastic raw, Suzuki …

Salmon (Farmed), New Zealand King

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Species Name:Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:King Salmon farmed in New Zealand When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – New Zealand How – Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics Farm Raised New Zealand King salmon average 8 – 10 lbs. whole (3 – 4 lbs. fillet) and have a mild flavor and rich texture. For Your Menu This delicious salmon …