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• Growing Conditions
• Seed Collection
• Socking the mussels
• Caring for the mussels
• Harvesting
• Processing

By developing strong Island communities, the PEI mussel industry has also resulted in the development of multiple support and services industries, including:

• Transportation
• Diving companies
• Boat & equipment manufacturers
• Gear & fuel suppliers
• Plus mussel seed suppliers

Healthy & Nutritious Mussels >>

  • Atlantic Aqua Farms
    For over 20 years, Atlantic Aqua Farms and their Canadian Cove brand mussels have set the highest standard of quality in the North American mussel industry. Today, they are the #1 grower and processor of live mussels in North America.

  • Confederation Cove
    Confederation Cove processes fresh and frozen Prince Edward Island mussels. Confederation Cove mussels have been enjoyed by people from around the world. The subtle distinction in flavors inherent to the different bays and coves where they grow, as well as their commitment to quality, keeps people coming back for more.

  • L&C Fisheries
    Green Gables Mussels Inc. started operations as L&C Fisheries in the spring of 1978. The family-owned business is located in French River, PEI. In 1997 the company began processing cultured mussels under the brand name, Green Gables Mussels, and has continued to grow since then. L&C Fisheries takes a hands-on approach to processing, which ensures that their product retains all of its natural flavour.

  • Prince Edward Aqua Farms
    Prince Edward Aqua Farms in New London, PEI has been processing top quality shellfish since 1989. Their Island Gold Blue Mussels are enjoyed in homes and in fine dining establishments across North America and beyond. From home cooks to culinary chefs, Island Gold blue mussels are a favourite as they are so easy to prepare and even easier to enjoy.

  • W & R Fisheries
    W & R Fisheries is a family operation located in historic Georgetown where the Three Rivers meet.  Since the early 1980’s, we have been supplying restaurants, retailers and consumers with fresh PEI fish, mussels, oysters, and clams.  Our new mussel processing plant was built in 2015 and is registered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and is on the US Food and Drug Agency Shellfish Shippers List. Our products are delivered to the plant by boat to ensure they are the freshest possible and we follow a strict Quality Management Program.