Coromandel oysters from the pristine waters of New Zealand made their way to Canada this summer. They were a popular summer and early fall choice along with the Kaipara Oysters we have been importing for the last 2 years. Both the Coromandel and Kaipara oyster are from New Zealand's North Island..... read more about their flavour and how they're grown in this post
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What a summer! Vancouver sure knows how to turn on the sunshine! People flock to the mountains, beaches and patios, the noisy crows disappear to cooler areas of the city allowing the streets to become somewhat quiet at 5am..zzzzz, music festivals are going off across the country and friends just kept on flying in weekend after weekend.
Taking a step back to when I mentioned 'patios'...well what else is better than drinking bubbles or sav, slurping oysters & taking in the sunshine!? Add New Zealand Oysters to that combo... read on
46° South was invited to supply the unique New Zealand oyster varieties Tio Point (ostrea chilensis) & Kaipara (crassostrea gigas) for the 2014 Osoyoss Oyster Festival. The Osoyoos Oyster festival is in it's 3rd year running and has seen tremendous growth since last year. The town of Osoyoos is a place most New Zealanders would recognise the landscape as being similar to 'Central Otago'. The dry, rattle snake invested... read on
The unique native flat oyster Tiostrea Chilensis is known in New Zealand as the famous wild 'Bluff Oyster'. But times are changing and after years of hard work Bruce Hearn and his team at Apex Marine farms have successfully been growing this flat oyster, named 'Tio Point', in the Marlborough Sounds at commercial harvest levels.... read on
Two New Zealand delicacies: Kato Sauvignon Blanc from the Awatere Valley and Kaipara Oysters, named after the harbour they're farmed in, the Kaipara Harbour.... read on