Raspberry Point Oysters
New London Bay, Prince Edward Island
Size: 3.25 inches
Appearance: Uniform green shells with deep cups
Flavor: Crunchy meat with a gentle brine and sweet mushroom finish.
- Salinity: 2.6% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
- Tides: Two three-foot tides per day
- Bottom Makeup: Clean sandy bottom with eelgrass
Wild spat is caught and grown in bags until large enough to plant on the bottom. It remains on the bottom to grow naturally until harvest. Time to market: 5 to 6 years.