Oysters, Malpeque

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Species Name:
Crassostrea virginica
Sustainability Rating:

GreenGreen – Best Choice

What:

A delicious Atlantic Oyster from Canada

When:
Available year-round
Where/How:

Where – Prince Edward Island, Canada (Malpeque Bay)

How – Farm Raised

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Characteristics

CharacteristicsSold in 100 ct. bags, Malpeques are quite salty, with a hint of lettuce.

For Your Menu

MenuDelicious raw, play off the Malpeques high salt content with a contrasting flavor – what about a bit of watermelon?

For Your Waitstaff

Wait StaffLet your customers know that oysters are super sustainable (and full of zinc, so they are not only delicious, but good for you!)


For Your Retail Display

Retail Display Malpeques with a jar of cocktail sauce – your customers will appreciate the reminder!