The estuarine environment of Oyster Harbour gives Albany Rock Oysters a rich flavour profile that is completely unique to Albany.
Described as creamy and soft, rich with a briny finish, there is a distinctive floral complexity to the already bold umami flavours of an Albany Rock Oyster.
We use hatchery produced spat (juveniles) to produce Albany Rock Oysters, ensuring our farms receive the very best quality seed stock.
When large enough, spat are transferred to our farm in Oyster Harbour.
Albany Rock Oysters grow and thrive by filtering the nutrient-rich waters of Oyster Harbour and don’t require any additional feed.
As Albany Rock Oysters grow, we monitor and manage the infrastructure to ensure the stock gets enough space and optimum conditions.
We use flipping techniques to emulate tidal conditions that Albany Rock Oysters are adapted to, and to keep our equipment in optimal condition.
Albany Rock Oysters are a seasonal product which are available in the summer months.
During the season (December to March) our team continually harvest Albany Rock Oysters.
After harvesting, Albany Rock Oysters are cleaned and graded to ensure they meet our premium quality standards. Our oysters are then packed into hessian bags ready for dispatch.
Albany Rock Oysters are transported in temperature-controlled transport and distributed to our wholesale and retail partners across Australia. before finally reaching diners’ plates.
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