Product name: Chebooktoosk Oysters
Scientific name: Crassostrea virginica
Supplier(s): The Great Little Harbour Seafood Company
Method: Farmed, Suspended Culture
Location: Bouctouche Bay, New Brunswick
Chebooktoosk (che-book-toosk) is the original Micmac name meaning “great little harbour”. This was later adapted to the word Bouctouche, located in New Brunswick. Bouctouche Bay offers pristine waters and ideal conditions for the cultivation and consistency of our quality oysters.
Taste profile is a unique experience of salty, sweet and nutty from the area they are harvested in.
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.
Packaged in a 100% recyclable, water proof case free of wood, nails or glue.
Certifications: Ocean Wise Recommended