Who owns Taylor Shellfish Farms?
Today the company is led by Bill and Paul Taylor and their brother-in-law Jeff Pearson who have grown our company past the tidelands bringing our product from tide to table. In the last thirty years they have expanded our product line to include geoduck, mussels and a variety of half-shell oysters.
How many generations of the Taylor family have been in the oyster farming business and where is this oyster farm located?
Bill Taylor, Paul Taylor, Diani Taylor and Brittany Taylor have more in common than just a last name; they also share a business. The Taylors have been in the family oyster-farming business in Washington State for five generations.
What is Shigoku oyster?
Our most innovative oyster, Shigokus are Pacific oysters grown in bags that are attached to floats that go up and down in the tides, tumbling the oysters. Shigoku means “ultimate” in Japanese, and we think these unique oysters fit the bill.
Can you buy a live oyster?
Not only do you get fresh, live oysters, but you can get them directly from the aquaculture farmers or fishermen themselves. Oysters have a different flavor profile depending on where they are raised, when they are harvested, and their growing conditions.
How much is Taylor Shellfish worth?
Facts about Taylor Shellfish Company Started in late 1880s with artificial tide pools growing Olympia oysters on South Puget Sound, the company is now the largest producer of farmed shellfish in the country. Annual revenue: More than $60 million.
Which state produces the most oysters?
Louisiana produces more oysters than any other state in the country, which is good,” Blitch said.
What do oysters make their shell?
The oyster or mussel slowly secretes layers of aragonite and conchiolin, materials that also make up its shell. This creates a material called nacre, also known as mother-of-pearl, which encases the irritant and protects the mollusc from it.
Where are Beausoleil Oysters from?
Beausoleils are farmed in floating trays in Miramichi Bay, New Brunswick, which is about as far north as you can push a Virginica oyster (only Caraquet is farther). Suspended just below the surface, gently jostled by the waves, they never touch the sea floor.
Where are Kumamoto oysters from?
Enjoyed by beginners and pros alike, Kumamoto Oysters are a popular favorite due to their fruity, sweet, melon-scented flavor and light brininess. Named after its origin place, these native Japanese oysters are mainly grown in the Pacific Northwest and endearingly called “Kumies.”
Can you eat oysters raw from the grocery store?
You should never, ever eat pre-shucked oysters that you bought at a store raw ― those should be cooked. If you do buy fresh oysters to bring home, it’s best to keep the raw oysters on ice and eat them as soon as they’re shucked, within a day of purchase. If you spot one with a damaged shell, toss it.
How much are Kumamoto oysters?
$29.99. How many dozen? A distinctly colored oyster with a deep cup and a sweet finish, these tiny, deep-cupped beauties are grown in Humbolt, California. These Pacific hybrids are mild with a slightly sweet aftertaste, another half-shell favorite.
Why Taylor Shellfish Farms oysters?
Each location reflects its casual, friendly neighborhood vibe and is perfect for meeting up and sharing world-class shellfish. Be it lunch, happy hour, dinner or a late night snack, Taylor Shellfish Farms Oyster Bars are where to gather. Our Shellfish Markets provide another way to receive the full tide to table experience.
Where can I buy fresh shellfish in Shelton?
Located conveniently along US-101, it is the perfect place for Hood Canal and Olympic Peninsula travelers to pick up fresh shellfish before their adventure. Our Shelton Shellfish Market is located at our Taylor Shellfish Headquarters and sits between our home office and processing facilities.
What is a shellfish market and Oyster Bar?
Our Shellfish Markets provide another way to receive the full tide to table experience. Our locations in Seattle, Shelton, and Samish Bay allow you to take home, order to ship, or sit right down and eat at our picnic tables. Our oyster bars and shellfish markets are perfect places to celebrate the oyster!
What are the hours of our Shelton shellfish market?
We are open daily from 10am-6pm. Our Shelton Shellfish Market is located at Our Headquarters and sits between our home office and processing facilities. Located conveniently along US-101, it is the perfect place for Hood Canal and Olympic Peninsula travelers to pick up fresh shellfish before their adventure.