Originally harvested exclusively in the coastal French region that bears the same name, the species was introduced to the Gulf of Maine last century and have flourished in some areas. The Harpswell Flats are remarkably round, and the shells may seem more reminiscent of that of a scallop than an oyster.
• Size: 3”–4” CHOICE
• Species: Crassostrea virginica /Northern Eastern Malpeque Oyster
• Origin: Harpswell, Maine
• The high brine so often associated with Gulf of Maine oysters is overshadowed by strong metallic and mineral tones.The Harpswell Flats possess a distinct flavor.