The world’s best sustainable practice
Being endemic to the east coast, Rock Oysters have a light touch on our waterways and estuaries. Not only do oysters play an important function in a marine ecosystem by acting as filters, they also provide a habitat and hiding place for an enormous range of other animals such as worms, snails, sponges, small crabs, fish and oyster spat.
The Rock Oysters' role in the eco-system
They are picked up singularly in order to judge weight, size, shape, depth of cup and an educated decision is made on every oyster whether it meets our standards. At this stage, the various grades are pre-categorised for their possible acceptance into the Appellation program. Should the oysters be determined Appellation worthy, they are sent back through our washers in preparation for the grading tables.