Okeover Organic Oyster Flavor Profile Characteristics

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Okeover Organic Oysters are from the Okeover Inlet along the Sunshine Coast in one of the British Columbia oyster appellations. This oyster farm uses a combination of two methods of cultivation. They start their oysters on trays in suspended culture where they get periodically tumbled. After six months they get put on the beach where they remain on the beach for at least another year. This method gives them both a nice deep cup and a very strong shell, resulting in no breakage when shucking.

 

Okeover Organic Oyster
LocationOkeover Inlet, upper Sunshine Coast, British Columbia
SpeciesPacific Oyster (Crassostrea gigas)
Oyster AvailabilitySeptember – July
Sizeevery size, from 2″ Cocktail to 7 in. Jumbo
Oyster CultivationSuspension Tray to Beach
Oyster Flavor ProfileLocal, Sustainable, Eco-friendly. Delectably fresh with a pleasing cucumber finish.

Find out more at the Okeover Organic Oyster website: http://www.organicoysters.ca

 
See proper shellfish storage methods for the best way to maintain the shelf life and flavor of your oysters. Also, check-out our list of where to buy raw oysters.

 

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