To All Oysters
Belons, also known as European Flats, were brought over from Europe in the 1950s, and since then, has grown wildly in the waters of Maine. Our Belons are harvested by divers even during the winters. Contrary to popular belief, Belon Oysters are not that uncommon. We, ourselves, band and sell over 10,000 Belons a week! Most people either love them or hate them, but a true oyster connoisseur will learn to appreciate them.
- Specie:Ostrea edulis
- Origin:Harpswell, ME(USA)
- Wild: 3 to 4 years
- Average Size:3.5+ inches
- Available:September through June
A meaty chew, strong brine, and an intense, lingering copper finish.
Our Belons grow wild in 10-20 feet of water. Fishermen dive the bottom in scuba gear and bring them to shore where they are cleaned and sorted. This is a wild fishery with a managed season of September through June. Our divers work the entire season and harvest the oysters to order for us!
- Tides:Casco Bay; large cold tides introduce nutrient-rich waters from the Gulf of Maine