“Malpeque oyster” describes oysters harvested from any of a number of public
oyster beds within Prince Edward Island. The oysters are fished by hand and then
sold to certified packing houses, many of which cluster around the western end
of Malpeque Bay. The oysters oysters are sold based on size and shape, the keenest buyers getting the best oysters. Oyster Boy acquires its private label Malpeques from the expert hands of Howard’s Cove Shellfish, nestled along the
Conway Narrows in Freeland, P.E.I.