FAQs

Sustainability

What is Friend of the Sea certification?
Is your shellfish carbon neutral?

Growing and Harvesting

What is an Akoya?
Do you sell pearls?
What are the species name of your shellfish?
Are your products seasonal?

Storing, Shucking and Serving

What is merroir?
Should you chew an Albany Rock Oyster?
How do you cook an Akoya?
How long can Albany Rock Oysters stay out of the fridge when shucked?
How do you shuck an Akoya?
How do you shuck an Albany Rock Oyster?
How should I eat an Albany Rock Oyster?
Why are Akoya only supplied frozen?

Purchasing

Can I visit the farm?
I’m a restaurant or caterer can I buy direct?
I’m a wholesaler can I buy direct?
Can I buy from direct from your Albany farm?
Can I buy online?
How many Akoya are in a box?
Which markets do you supply?
Where can I buy your products?
Why are Akoya only supplied frozen?
What packaging is used for your shellfish?

People & Environment

Is your shellfish carbon neutral?
How can I apply for a job?
Can I visit the farm?