Sweet Oyster Company

Sweet Oyster Co

When an oyster is called "sweet," you know it either tastes good or the people who grew it are the Sweets. Or in this case, both. Aaron Sweet is part of the fourth generation of his family to live and farm on PEI, dating back to 1854 when British sailor John Sweet decided to settle in Cascumpec Bay. Nowadays Aaron is farming oysters in a shallow estuary of the bay, where ocean and river waters blend to create a nutrient-rich buffet for bivalves. This merroir leads to an oyster with a taste described as "full-flavoured salty-seagrass with a crisp finish," which sounds pretty sweet, but not sugary.

O'Leary, Prince Edward Island