Hurricane Harbor Oyster Flavor Profile Characteristics

Hurricane Harbor Oysters are an Atlantic oyster from one of the Prince Edward Island oyster appellations in Canada. They are grown in the most northern oyster region of North America. Ther are bottom farmed oysters. Bottom cultured oysters are grown the old fashioned way right on the bottom of the bay and are hand harvested using oyster rakes.

 

Hurricane Harbor Oyster
Location Northumberland Strait, Prince Edward Island
Species Virginica Oyster (Crassostrea virginica)
Oyster Availability May – November
Size up to 3″
Oyster Cultivation Bottom Cultured oyster
Oyster Flavor Profile Hurricane Harbor Oysters have a tan/greenish color shell. They have a high salinity with firm, crisp meats and a sweet finish.

 

See proper shellfish storage methods for the best way to maintain the shelf life and flavor of your oysters.

See our list of Where to buy Raw Oysters.
 

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