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.
The Illusive Native Lobster

The Illusive Native Lobster

I am sure you are wondering why we don't have any native lobsters in stock at the moment, given that it's summer and they are in season. It's down to one thing; the weather.
NEW: Pished Fish Smoked Salmon

NEW: Pished Fish Smoked Salmon

We are always on the look out for delicious seafood and recently we came across  the Phished Fish and their smoked salmon blew us away!
Goodbye Native Oysters!

Goodbye Native Oysters!

It is that time of year again when we say goodbye to native oysters until the end of September.