Oysters, Kumamoto

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Species Name:Crassostrea sikamea Sustainability Rating:Green – Best choice What:A unique oyster originally from Japan. When:Available year-round Where/How:Where – California and Washington How – Farm-raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics This small, deeply cupped oyster is named for its bay where it originated on the Japanese island of Kyushu, although ours are currently grown here on the West Coast. In spite of …

Oysters, Kusshi

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Species Name:Crassostrea Gigas Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Farm Raised Pacific Oysters When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – the rich waters of Deep Bay off Vancouver Island – British Columbia, Canada How – Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics This small, deeply cupped Pacific oyster is grown to mimic the Kumamoto, through a unique process. Tray raised, and tumbled to reduce the length of …

Crayfish

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Species Name:Procambarus clarkii Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Red Swamp Crayfish are the most commonly farm-raised species of Crayfish raised in the U.S. When:Available year-round Where/How:Where – Louisiana and N. California How – Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics You can keep it simple with a crayfish boil, or incorporate these tasty crustaceans into soups, bisques, gumbo, étouffée, crayfish …

Oysters, Fanny Bay

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Species Name:Crassostrea gigas Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Farm Raised Oysters from Canada When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Baynes Sound, British Columbia, Canada How – Farmed Back to Product Guide Characteristics Harvested primarily in Baynes Sound, BC, Fanny Bays are one of the most popular Pacific oysters, and one of the larger ones that we stock; you’ll love their light cucumber finish. …

Oysters, Effingham

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Species Name:Crassostrea gigas Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Farm Raised Pacific Oysters When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Effingham Inlet in Barkley Sound (West Coast of Vancouver Island) How – Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics Effingham Inlet oysters have plump meats with balanced brine and bit of lettuce on the finish.  They have a nice deep cup and a hard shell. For …

Oysters, Eastern

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Species Name:Crassostrea virginica Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Eastern oysters harvested from Delaware, the Chesapeake area and as far north as New York’s Long Island Sound. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Delaware, the Chesapeake area and as far north as New York’s Long Island Sound. How – Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics With their firm, plump meats and briny …

Crab, Dungeness

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Species Name:Cancer magister Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:The iconic crab of San Francisco’s Fishermen’s Wharf has long been a staple species up and down the West Coast. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – California, Pacific Northwest How – Wild-caught; traps and pots Back to Product Guide Characteristics With a sweet crab flavor and firm meat, Dungeness crabmeat should definitely find its …

Cuttlefish

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Species Name:Sepia officinalis Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:Also called Sepia, Cuttlefish is similar to squid When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Mediterranean How – Wild Caught Back to Product Guide Characteristics Cuttlefish are similar to octopus and squid, with a unique flavor and firm texture. For Your Menu Grill or pan fry cuttlefish; since it comes from the Mediterranean why not work with …

Oysters, Crystal Point

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Species Name:Crassostrea gigas Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Farm Raised Pacific Oysters When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Hood Canal, Washington (the only glacier carved fjord in the continental United States). How – Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics Each one of these deeply cupped oysters is bursting with the rich and intense cucumber-like flavor that the Canal is renowned for …

Crab Meat (Pasteurized)

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Species Name:Portunus pelagicus Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:Meat from the Blue Swimmer Crab. We carry a variety of styles and options of this delicious crab meat. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Asia and Mexico How – Wild Caught/Pots, traps   Back to Product Guide Characteristics Pasteurized Crab Meat is available in a variety of sizes and styles: Colossal and jumbo Lump …