List of oysters - farmers
Take a look at our wide variety of oysters and meet the passionate farmers behind these oysters. Feel free to contact us for more information on our oysters and delivery options. Fresh delivery, worldwide!
This unique Dutch oyster of exceptional quality is cultivated by the Dhooge Family (Oesterij) in Lake Grevelingen and the Eastern Scheldt. Due to the vulnerability of the Ostrea Edulis species, this oyster requires a lot of attention and care from the grower. The Dutch Imperial brand is a selection of the best flat oysters from the oyster farms in the Zeeland waters in the Netherlands. After careful selection, grading and checks, it is sold to well-known hotels and restaurants all over the world.
This full, creamy Dutch oyster is grown in specially designed oyster baskets attached to oyster racks. This gives the oyster its lovely, deep shape. As the Oosterschelde is among the cleanest waters in the world, and we grow both diploid and triploid oysters, these oysters are available in top quality and with their unique taste all year round. We are proud that many top chefs have chosen this unique, special oyster and we can't wait for you to taste them!
These beautiful, full specials are grown on the west coast of Ireland near Cromane: an area known worldwide for its high-quality, lovely full creamy oysters. The Oisri oyster has stunningly colourful striped shells with a pearly white interior and an impressively deep cup and uniform shape due to the regular hands-on approach by the local Irish fishermen. The taste can be described as green apple and cucumber with a hint of salted hazelnuts. Sweet as well as salty.
Fine de Claire
The Fine de Claire is a well-known French oyster that has undergone its last 'affinage' (ripening process) in the 'claires' on the Atlantic coast of France. These exceptional claires, which are connected to the open sea, are shallow closable basins. The affinage in these claires gives these oysters a stronger, slightly sweeter taste. The Fine de Claire has a meat percentage of between 6.5 and 10.5%.
Special de Claire
The Special de Claire is a well-known French oyster that has undergone its last 'affinage' (ripening process) in the 'claires'. This oyster stays in the claires for longer than most of its predecessors: namely 2 to 6 months, with a maximum density of 10 oysters per square metre. This gives this oyster its characteristic roundness and depth. The taste of a Special de Claire differs from a Fine de Claire in the firmer texture of the meat and ...
Wild Atlantic Oyster is the brand representing all 4 oyster producers in Sligo Bay, on Ireland’s North West coast. The current generation of farmers have a combined experience of shellfish farming going back over ninety years, and they apply their knowledge and skills daily to nurture their oysters to maturity, producing a superb quality and flavour in a finely shaped shell.
Special de Portugal
Under the ‘Portugal de Special’ label, we deliver a selection of high-quality Creuse oysters from Portugal, in particular the Setubal area. Selecting from the products of local growers allows us to offer beautiful specials with meat percentages in excess of 10.5%. These oysters are less salty than is usual in this region. World of Oysters is in contact daily with a selected group of passionate growers, and makes a selection from the supply on offer.
The Grevelingen Creuse is also called Zeeland Creuse Special. This delightful delicacy is cultivated with great dedication and craftsmanship by the Dhooge family of De Oesterij in Yerseke. The unique nutrient riches of Grevelingenmeer give this oyster its distinctive special flavour. The cocktail of algae aromas, the many hours of sunshine and the clear water turn the unique flavour of this plump and creamy oyster into a true taste sensation. The Grevelingen Creuse has a deep-cupped bowl and an oval, jagged shell.
The Oosterschelde Creuse is also called Zeeland Creuse. This briny delicacy is cultivated with great dedication and craftsmanship by the Dhooge family of De Oesterij in Yerseke. The unique flavour of this delicate oyster is lightly fruity with a deliciously fresh and briny accent. The Oosterschelde's robust sea flavour creates the sophisticated bite that sets this oyster apart. The Oosterschelde Creuse has a deep-cupped bowl and an oval, jagged shell.