Ninigret Cup Oysters
Ninigret Salt Pond, Rhode Island

Harvest Locations
Ninigret Salt Pond, Rhode Island

Size and Availability
3.5 inches | Year-round

Flavor Profile
Smooth and buttery with an underlying sweetness. A remarkably unique finish!

Flavor Influenced By 

  • Salinity: 2.3% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Small tides with abundant freshwater
  • Bottom Makeup: Hard packed sand

Growout Method
Seed is started in a solar powered upweller, suspended from a rafter for 12 months, and then spread on bottom for another 12 months. Harvested by diver or rake. Time to market: 2 years.