Oysters, Malpeque

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Species Name:
Crassostrea virginica
Sustainability Rating:

GreenGreen – Best Choice

What:

A popular Atlantic oyster harvested from the cold, clean waters of Malpeque Bay in Prince Edward Island, Canada.

When:
Available year-round
Where/How:

Where – Canada

How – Farm-Raised

 

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Characteristics

CharacteristicsThe oysters from Malpeque are delicate and full of flavor. They have a briny taste with just enough crisp lettuce finish to make them stand out in your mouth, as well appetizing all at once!

  • 100 ct per bushel
  • Choice
  • 2.5″-3″ size
For Your Menu

MenuDelicious raw, play off the Malpeques high salt content with a contrasting flavor such as watermelon, or keep it simple with just a squeeze of fresh lemon or mignonette.

For Your Waitstaff

Wait StaffLet your customers know that the sustainable choice is oysters. Zinc-rich and tasty, these little bivalves are the perfect solution for their seafood needs!


For Your Retail Display

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