Canada’s Oyster Capital
The British Columbia Shellfish Growers Association welcome’s you to the Comox Valley, Canada’s Oyster Capital!
Available year round, BC shellfish is grown in the cool, clean waters off the remote and rugged Canadian West Coast. This spectacularly scenic coastal region can aptly be called Canada’s Oyster Capital and boasts some of the most nutrient rich waters in the world. BC shellfish growers are producing a world class, high protein food while making a significant contribution to the economic health of the province. In demand world wide, BC shellfish aquaculture is a $37 million environmentally sustainable industry, providing 1,000 full-time, year-round jobs in some of BC’s most rural, coastal and First Nation communities.