Blue Bay Mussels

Mytilus edulis

Common Names: Blue Mussels, Bay Mussel

AVAILABILITY Fresh

SEASONAL AVAILABILITY

Year Round Availability

CATCH and COUNTRY of ORIGIN

Rope Grown, PEI Canada

SIZING

10 Lb Bag

FLAVOR PROFILE

Full, fresh flavor with medium texture. Medium fat content. Raw mussels come in with black shells and lightly colored yellow/brown meat; cooked they have the same color.

COOKING TECHNIQUES

Roasting, Steaming, Poaching, Braising, Smoking.

PRODUCT INFO

Atlantic Aqua Farms is the #1 supplier of live Prince Edward Island mussels in North America. Our live Blue Mussels (Mytilus edulis) are cultivated on ropes with our own cultured seed in the pristine waters of Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, Canada and are the world’s best quality. A reputation for quality and consistency has driven our growth and customer loyalty. Our plants are fully CFIA/HACCP compliant and regularly undergo stringent third party audits. Canadian Cove brand mussels are 100% Natural and contain no additives, preservatives, chemicals, hormones or antibiotics. Mussels are naturally low in calories and high in Omega 3, which is known to have several heart healthy benefits, according to the American Heart Association. Cultivated mussels are sustainable seafood for the future and provide a renewable, expandable supply year round. The rope cultivation method of farming is low impact to the environment, allowing the mussels to be suspended above the sea floor where they feed off natural resources.