Product name: Cabot oysters
Scientific name: Crassostrea Virginica
Supplier(s): The Mattie Family
Method: Cultivated using bottom-culture methods
Location: Havre Boucher, Antigonish County, Nova Scotia
Facebook page: Cabot Oysters
Cabot oysters are one of the newest brands to hit the Maritime oyster scene! Cabot oysters are owned and operated by the Mattie Family who is strong members of the Nova Scotian fishing community. They harvest high-quality oysters in the clean, nutrient-rich waters of Havre Boucher, NS.
Cabot oysters have a sweet and salty flavour, unique to Nova Scotian waters.
Health benefits + nutrition facts:
The impressive health benefits of oysters come from their vast stockpiles of minerals, vitamins, and organic compounds. In fact, certain minerals are in their highest content in oysters, particularly, zinc. The other components include very high levels of protein, vitamin D, vitamin B12, iron, copper, manganese, and selenium. They also contain high levels of niacin, riboflavin, thiamin, vitamin C, phosphorus, potassium, and sodium. Finally, they are a huge source of beneficial cholesterol, antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids, and water. These elements make them an extremely healthy food that can boost your body’s overall function and health.
For some pictures and more information about Cabot Oysters check out their facebook page HERE.
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