Oysters, Kusshi

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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 …

Oysters, Kumamoto

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Sustainability Rating:Green – Best choice What:A unique oyster originally from Japan. When:Available year-round Where/How:Where – Humboldt Bay, CA and also Baja, CA How – Farm-raised     Back to Product Guide Characteristics This small, deeply cupped oyster is named for its bay where they originated on the Japanese island of Kyushu, although ours are currently grown in here in the southern …

Oysters, Kaipara

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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 pristine …

Oysters, Island Petite

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Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Carefully farm-raised Pacific Oysters from Northern Puget Sound in Samish Bay, Washington. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Washington How – Farm-raised     Back to Product Guide Characteristics These 2-inch size oysters are tumbled and as a result, have smooth, strong shells that are great for presentation and shucking. Though they may be small, these oysters …

Oysters, Hama Hama

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Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Farm Raised Pacific Oysters When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Hood Canal, WA How – Farm Raised     Back to Product Guide Characteristics These thick shelled, beach-grown oysters come from the western shore of Hood Canal, WA.  Slow growing oysters that take up to four years to reach market size, these oysters have a mild, fruity …

Oysters, Grassy Bar

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Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Pacific oysters grown in Morro Bay, CA. When:Available Year-Round (weather dependent) Where/How:Where – Morro Bay, CA How – Farm Raised     Back to Product Guide Characteristics Grassy Bars have an unmistakable taste of watermelon and a briny, robust and satisfying flavor. Prop 65 Information For Your Menu Don’t forget to add that these oysters …

Oysters, French Kiss

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Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Farm Raised Oysters from Canada When:Available year-round Where/How:Where – Neguac, New Brunswick (on Canada’s Acadian peninsula) How – Farm Raised     Back to Product Guide Characteristics These tasty oysters come from the same farm as another wonderful Canadian oyster – Beau Soleils. According to our friends at JP Shellfish, “French Kiss oysters are essentially …

Oysters, Effingham

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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. Prop …

Oysters, Crystal Point

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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 around …

Oysters, Coromandel

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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. Coromandel’s …