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Mussels

The marvellous mollusks from Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Quebec and British Columbia are some of the world's finest mussels. Often referred to as blue mussels, gallo mussels or bay mussels, these little treasures have a blue-black shell on the outside and a shiny, iridescent interior. With a robust yet delicate flavour profile, mussels possess a slightly sweet, oceanic taste.

If you've never tried mussels, you're in for a treat. Their taste can be likened to a fusion between clams and oysters but with a tender and juicy texture. Many Canadians enjoy them steamed, often accompanied by a simple garlic and white wine sauce. A bucket of mussels is a sharable treat, and they quickly disappear from appetizer platters.


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Health Benefits of Mussels

  • Vitality & Growth: Mussels are an excellent source of Vitamin B12, aiding energy metabolism and red blood cell formation while also supporting tissue formation.
  • Bone Health & Immunity: As a source of Vitamin A, C and E, mussels may aid bone and tooth development, help maintain healthy skin, and contribute to the normal function of the immune system.
  • Antioxidant Powerhouse: As an excellent source of selenium and a good source of zinc, mussels deliver antioxidants that defend against oxidative stress and have a factor in energy metabolism and tissue formation.
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Atlantic Cod

The cold, deep waters of the North Atlantic are the perfect habitat for cod, which is why ours are the best there are. The mild taste and large flakes make it a crowd-pleaser, no matter how it’s served.

  • Helps build strong bones and teeth

  • Low in sodium and saturated fat

  • Contains antioxidants

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Scallops

One of the easiest seafood species to prepare and one of the most satisfying. A few minutes in a pan or on a grill is all they need to add the perfect flavour boost to pasta, soups, and so much more.

  • Great source of protein and phosphorus

  • Helps nerves and immune system function

  • Aids in skin maintenance

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Rockfish

This hefty fish averages 11 kg, and it’s firm enough to be a prime choice for grilling or deep frying for fish tacos or fish and chips.

  • Low in sodium and saturated fat

  • Aids in tissue formation

  • Excellent source of selenium, an antioxidant

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