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Cape Spear Oyster

Cape Spear, New Brunswick


Product Specifications
  • Specie:
    Crassostrea virginica
  • Origin:
    Cape Spear, New Brunswick
  • Farmed: 4 - 6 years
  • Average Size:
    3.25 inches
  • Available:
    January through August
Flavor Profile
Clean, sweet, seaweed notes and silky meats.
Suggested Pairing:
Pale ale
Brine Intensity
Growout method
Naturally collected oyster spat is grown out in floating oyster trays. The floating trays allow constant tumbling and a steady supply of food.
Site Details
  • Tides:
    Northumberland Strait; currents from the strait sweep by the Cape, providing cool, plankton-rich water
  • Bottom:
    Hard packed red clay with eelgrass
the Grower

Little Shemogue Oyster Company began operation in 2000, and joined with Atlantic Oyster Company in 2015. A family owned and operated business, 'Little Shem' oysters put on a plate always look beautiful and can back it up with the cleanest, richest taste you can find. The final product is an oyster that comes from a family that puts their heart and soul into the shape, taste and consistency of the oysters. They hope their high standards will translate into a delicious experience.