Raspberry Point Oysters

Oysterology Details

Harvest Locations
New London Bay -- Prince Edward Island, Canada

Size and Availability
3.25 inches | Year-round

Flavor Profile
Crunchy meat with a gentle brine and sweet mushroom finish.

Flavor Influenced By 

  • Salinity: 2.6% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Two three-foot tides per day
  • Bottom Makeup: Clean sandy bottom with eelgrass

Growout Method
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.