Everything You Wanted to Know About Wet-Storage

Jun 27, 2017

Julie Qiu just published an excellent piece on the wet-storage controversy on her In a Half Shell blog. For those who don’t know, wet-storage is the practice of storing oysters in tanks of circulating water post-harvest. Why would you do such a thing? Because it keeps them super-fresh right up until the last moment. Why wouldn’t you do such a thing? Because oysters draw much of their flavor from the water they grow in, and that distinctiveness gets diluted in wet-storage. Julie explores the pros and cons with some of the most knowledgeable people in the biz. Be sure to read the comments from some heavy hitters.

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