ORIGIN: Baynes Sound, BC
SIZE: Extra small to medium
FLAVOUR PROFILE: Sweet and salty, slight metallic taste, and a pronounced cucumber finish.
NOTES: Fanny Bays were one of the first BC oysters to become widely available, and they’re still considered the archetypal BC oyster—smooth, but with a pronounced cucumber finish. Oyster town of Fanny Bay sits on Baynes Sound, of Vancouver Island, BC.
One of the first areas to introduce oysters on the BC coast, initial seeding occurred as early as 1912 or 1913.
Fanny Bay Oysters life cycle – Oyster seed initially goes into tray for boosting then move on to the Fanny Bay beaches for the final grow out.
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