Species Name:Austrovenus stutchburyi
Grey – Unranked
New Zealand cockles are saltwater clams that’s a marine bivalve mollusk in the Veneridae family.
Where – New Zealand
How – Wild Caught/Rake
Cockles are a bit smaller than littlenecks (and some would say a bit more delicious…)
For Your Menu
Cockles are a beautiful and delicious shellfish to add to your menu. Use like you would any clam. Pasta dishes, soups and stews, or other classic clam preparations
For Your Waitstaff
Let your guests know that if they like clams, they will love cockles!
For Your Retail Display
Looking for a unique shellfish with good shelf life for your case? Try some cockles!