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Shellfish, Crustaceans & Molluscs

Shellfish, Crustaceans and Molluscs include some of "the nations favourites" including, Prawns, Lobsters, Clams and Mussels through to Crabs, Scallops, Oysters and Langoustines. Sourced both locally and internationally, this group of shellfish can be either caught wild or farmed successfully to produce a delicious offer for your menu.

Popular in many types of cuisine, this group of seafood is proving increasingly popular in the UK as a menu choice.




Lobsters

You can’t beat the wow factor when serving a whole cooked lobster to the customer’s table.

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Rock Lobsters / Crawfish

A seawater species also known as Spiny Lobster and regularly confused with Crayfish, Rock Lobsters can grow larger than Lobsters.

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Crayfish

This freshwater crustacean looks like a small Lobster - averaging 10cm / 55g.

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Langoustines

As nice as a basket of scampi and chips is, it is not the best use of this superb specie.

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Slipper Lobsters (Moreton Bay Bugs)

Unusual looking and bearing little resemblance to what we recognise as a Lobster, Slipper Lobsters - or Bugs as they are known in Australia - don’t have claws so all the meat is in the tail.

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Prawns & King Prawns

A large proportion of the ‘fresh’ Prawns you will find in the marketplace are actually defrosted frozen Prawns.

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Brown Crabs

Cocks (males) contain more white meat than Hens (females) and are preferred by Chefs.

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Mussels

Rope grown mussels are cultivated on suspended ropes, which ensures they don’t touch the seabed and pick up grit and barnacles.

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Whelks & Winkles

Both are uni-valves with ribbed spiral shells and a similar appearance to a snail.

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Clams & Cockles

There are several varieties of clam; all are round and stone-like except the Razor Clam - so called because it resembles a cut throat razor.

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Scallops

The attractive fan-shaped shells contain translucent off-white meat wrapped with a bright orange roe or coral, which has a different taste and texture.

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Oysters

There are three main varieties available in the UK - Native, Pacific (or Rock Oysters), and Portuguese.

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