Greenshell Mussel (Perna Canaliculus)
Greenshell Mussel (Perna Canaliculus)
Description
"The New Zealand Greenshell™ Mussel is unique to New Zealand’s pristine waters. They present a wealth of nutritional benefits, high in iron, protein and essential Omega-3 fatty acids while being low in fat, calories and cholesterol.
Harvested from a clean and pure environment with world leading food safety programs, consumers of New Zealand Greenshell™ Mussels can be assured they are eating one of the safest mussels in the world.
As the name suggests, they have a dark green shell which is often blended with yellow, red or brown streaks. The inside of the shell is iridescent and they have a distinctive green lip. Mature males are a creamy white colour and female flesh is an apricot orange.
The distinctive jade colour of the shell adds extraordinary visual appeal to a plate, with chefs and consumers worldwide experiencing the culinary versatility, extensive nutritional benefits, succulent plump meat and sweet tender taste of the New Zealand Greenshell™ Mussel."

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Product specifications (PackaGing)
Frozen
    Whole shell - 10kg bulk box or packed to customer specifications.
    Half shell - 800g, 1kg, 2lbs or 12kg boxes or packed to customer specifications.
    Half shell - 800g, 1kg, 2lbs or 12kg boxes or packed to customer specifications.
    Meat - Layerpacked - 4 x 2.5kg layers per 10kg box or packed to customer specifications.
    Meat Individual pieces - 1kg or 12kg bulk box
Storage and handling (recommendations)
Frozen

Best stored at -18°C (0F) in supplied strapped cartons to avoid freezer burn / dehydration. Recommended cooking from frozen or semi frozen state.

Greenshell Mussel (Perna Canaliculus)
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Feature
  • Name fabrics
    Mussel
  • Length
    30-40cm
  • Weight
    0.8 - 1.5 kg, up to 3.5kg 45 - 60 pcs/kg (S) 30 - 45 pcs/kg (M) 20 - 30 pcs/kg (L)
  • Availabiliti
    Year-round, peak season - October-March
Nutritional information
  • Energy
    512kj
  • Proteine
    17.7g
  • Total Fat
    3.2g
  • Saturated Fat
    0.9g
  • Cholesterol
    4.2g
  • Sugar
    0.7g
  • Sodium
    566mg