Green Lipped Mussels Flavor Profile
Greenlipped Mussels are plump, juicy, and have a sweet, delicate flavor and a tender texture. Flesh color ranges from cream (males) to light orange (females).
New Zealand Green Mussel, Greenshell Mussel
Green Lipped Mussels have elongated shells with a brownish-green color at the base which becomes a lime-green at the lip. Average market size is 3 1/2″ – 4″ but they can grow to 8″.
Range & Habitat
Green Lipped Mussels are native to New Zealand ane are cultivated there on rafts, ropes and longlines. In the US they are available as a frozen product.
Typical Wholesale Products
These Mussels are available frozen whole or on the half shell.
Frozen product available all year long.
based upon a 6 oz (171 grams) raw edible serving.
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