Oysters, French Kiss

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Species Name:
Crassostrea virginica
Sustainability Rating:

GreenGreen – 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

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Characteristics

CharacteristicsThese 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 pumped up Beau Soleils….the French Kiss oysters spend a couple more years than the Beau Soleils under the watchful eyes of our good friends at Maison Beau Soleil, and are allowed to attain a greater size before harvest.”

For Your Menu

MenuOf course you’ll want to play up this oyster’s seductive name (great option for Valentine’s Day)!

For Your Waitstaff

Wait StaffDid you know that oysters are full of zinc? That may be one reason why they are considered an aphrodisiac!


For Your Retail Display

Retail Don’t forget to add some lemons and jars of cocktail sauce to your display – a great way to bring a pop of color to your oyster section!