Sunberry Point Oysters
Prince Edward Island, Canada


oysterology

Production: Wild
Availability: 
April through January
Size: 3.5 inches
Appearance: Malpeque look - White to brown shells
Flavor Profile: Medium brine with citrus and umami notes.

 


site details

  • Salinity: 3.0% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Influence of Northumberland Strait
  • Bottom Makeup: Red marine clay and rocks

Growout Method
 

Wild fished, and re-watered for at least 30 days in our pristine ocean lease at Salutation Cove - time to market: 3 to 4 years.

Harvest Locations
South Shore of Northumberland Strait - PEI, Canada


http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Living/2011-07-30/article-2683350/A-tasty-trail/1

the growers

Our company is based in Salutation Cove, in the community of Fernwood, on the south shore of Prince Edward Island. We have been cultivating some of the best oysters in the Atlantic Region, thanks to the ideal conditions of Salutation Cove, a sheltered, clean, protected sanctuary. The shoreline of the cove is a truly magnificent unspoiled piece of nature that has escaped the development seen in many other oyster growing areas. In fact, our only neighbours are a few shorebirds and the occasional heron looking for dinner. The vast majority of this shoreline is bound to remain unchanged for years to come thanks to the Island Nature Trust which owns a vast part of the lands surrounding our oyster beds.

Brian - Future Seafoods