How To Store Oysters At Home

How To Store Oysters At Home

If you look after your oysters they will be quite happy out of the water for about five days, maybe longer, they are much easier to look after than people think.
Easter Orders

Easter Orders

If you are looking to place an order for delivery for Easter then our last delivery day is Thursday 18th April so there's plenty of seafood you can enjoy on Good Friday and over the Easter weekend.

Valentines Poem Winner...

Valentines Poem Winner...

We held a small competition for our newsletter subscribers to win a valentines gift from us
Valentines Gift Guide

Valentines Gift Guide

According to legend, Casanova enjoyed 50 oysters a day which led to oysters being declared the food of love...
Will you be my Lobster?

Will you be my Lobster?

We've been wondering how lobsters have become a sign for love, with Valentine's Day cards depicting lobsters not roses.
Native oyster or rock oyster - what's the difference?

Native oyster or rock oyster - what's the difference?

Here at the Fishery we grow two types of oysters, rocks and natives or to give them their latin names - Crassostrea gigas and Ostrea edulis. 
The Romans, King Richard the Lionheart and Carrier Pigeons.

The Romans, King Richard the Lionheart and Carrier Pigeons.

The Fishery has been here in the Pyefleet in some form or another since Roman times when Colchester was called Camulodunum and was the capital of Roman Britain and Boudica was causing trouble for the Romans.
Last few Christmas Delivery Slots left

Last few Christmas Delivery Slots left

We are down tot he last few delivery slots before Christmas on the 20th and 21st, so we will be closing the order books today at 1pm.
Mussels Are Back!

Mussels Are Back!

Our MSC Blue Shell Shetlands Mussels are back in season and back in stock!
Storing Oysters in Summer

Storing Oysters in Summer

You can enjoy rock oysters all year round. You just have to be careful how to store them when you receive your delivery, especially during these hot summer days.