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FAQ

How should we store our oysters?

Ideally a pacific oyster should be stored between 5°C and 10°C. 
The vegetable drawer in a fridge is good.

 

Do you sell shucked oysters?

No. 

 

Is it difficult to shuck an oyster?

Not really. As long as you have a good sharp oyster knife and protection for your hands such as gloves or a tea towel it is a simple process. 

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Facebook video  - Brendy showing how to shuck an oyster while keeping nice presentation

 

What type oyster do you farm/sell?

We farm Pacific oysters. This oyster is native to Japan and is the most widely farmed species of oyster in the world. 

   

How do you pick a good oyster?

Excellent compare to normal

Freshness is most important. Oysters in good condition that are packaged well and kept cool at all times will maintain their freshness well.

The flesh of an oyster in good condition should be glistening, fill the shell and have a pleasant ocean odour. A solid cream coloured flesh indicates a high level of glycogen, a see through body indicates a lack of.

Out of the two oysters pictured the one on left is in considerably better condition than the other.