Kusshi Oysters
Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

Grown in British Columbia, Kusshi Oysters are perfect for novice and experienced oyster aficionados. Japanese for “precious,” Kusshi Oysters are just that with their small, gemlike shells. Their smooth shells are a result of constant tumbling. These are the petite version of Stellar Bay Oysters.


Oysterology

Production: Farmed
Availability: Year-round
Size: 2 inches
Appearance: Very round, polished, tumbled shells
Flavor: Decent salt content with a meaty chew and a bright and intense cucumber finish


site details

  • Salinity: 3.3% varies by tide < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Medium height tides and swift currents
  • Bottom Makeup: Sand and rocks

Growout Method
 

Tray-raised and beach-hardened. Tumbled repeatedly to form a golf-ball-shaped oyster.