Hood Canal (Crassostrea gigas)
Hood Canal oysters are one of the quintessential Washington State oysters. They grow in the protected inlets and shorelines, south of Puget Sound in a glacier-carved fjord called Hood Canal. Located under steep mountains, Hood Canals waters are deep, icy cold, and oxygenated by the Olympic rivers. Oysters thrive in the Hood Canal environment.
Oysters are the environmental stewards of our waterways. Each individual oyster filters up to 50 gallons of seawater per day leaving our waters cleaner and better suited for nurturing young fish that use our estuaries as safe places to grow.
As a 100% transparent and sustainable seafood supplier, Royal Hawaiian was one of the first seafood processors in the country to collaborate with the Monterey Bay Seafood Watch program to ensure that we only sell products from fisheries that are responsibly harvested or aquacultured.