Passion Oysters

Oysterology Details

Harvest Locations
Western Inlets of Malpeque Bay - Prince Edward Island, Canada

Size and Availability
3.25 inches | April through January

Flavor Profile
Medium salt with a buttery, well-balanced finish.

Flavor Influenced By 

  • Salinity: 2.5% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Swift flow of the Conway Narrows
  • Bottom Makeup: Hard packed red clay and rocks

Growout Method
Oyster seed is caught on spat collectors and grown to about ½" in size. It's then moved to floating bags, and eventually to floating trays for growout. The trays are sunk in the winter to avoid heavy icing.