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 …

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 …

Mussels. Greenlip

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Species Name:Perna canaliculus Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Delicious and beautiful cultivated mussels from pristine New Zealand Waters When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – New Zealand How – Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics Greenlip mussels have a plump and tender meat that stays wonderfully juicy when cooked.  Their beautiful black shells have an edge of vibrant green.  These large mussels …

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 …

John Dory

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Species Name:Zeus faber Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:Sometimes called St Pierre or St. Peter’s Fish, John Dory is a round fish with a laterally compressed body. The fish has a characteristic dark spot on the side of its body used to confuse prey.  There are also legends that say the dark spot on the fish’s side is St. Peter’s thumbprint. …