Kumamoto Oysters Washington Variety
Enjoyed by beginners and pros alike, Kumamoto Oysters are a popular favorite due to their fruity, sweet, melon-scented flavor and light brininess. Named after its origin place, these native Japanese oysters are mainly grown in the Pacific Northwest and endearingly called "Kumies."
Totten Inlet, Washington
Size and Availability
2 inches | Year-round
Mild brine with creamy meats and a honeydew finish
Flavor Influenced By
- Salinity: 2.8% varies by tide < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
- Tides: Medium tides and light freshwater input
- Bottom Makeup: Sand and gravel
Rack and bag culture on the beaches of Totten Inlet. Time to market: 1.5 to 2 years.