Village Bay Oysters

Oysterology Details

Harvest Locations
Bedec Bay -- Northumberland Strait, New Brunswick

Size and Availability
2.75 inches | January through May

Flavor Profile
Medium salinity with a bright clean finish.

Flavor Influenced By 

  • Salinity: 2.5% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Phytoplankton-rich waters
  • Bottom Makeup: Clay and graveled bottom.

Growout Method
Cages are suspended underneath a network of buoys. Once market size, transferred to trays anchored to the bottom. Harvested by hand. Time to market: 4-6 years.