Rope Grown Mussels, Organic, Fowey Shellfish (1kg)

Rope Grown Mussels, Organic, Fowey Shellfish (1kg)

£5.56 £6.95
(69.5p per 100g)
Organic mcs-1-rating

20% off

We’re not ones to brag but we’d like to show off our mussels. These rope-grown mussels are farmed at Fowey Shellfish in Cornwall, the UK’s first ever offshore organic mussel farm making for a sustainable and highly traceable origin. Farming like this means meaty, nutrient-rich mussels that are grit-free, live-packed and sitting in glossy black shells. Settle these into a seafood sauce or pair perfectly with chips for some moules-frites.
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Fowey Shellfish are proof that organic innovation combines natural resources and flavours with new ideas and new technologies. Admittedly, rope might not be considered a new technology in most fields but for mussels it’s revolutionary! They were the first offshore mussel farm to grow along ropes and have been doing so since 1995. As of 2018 they were certified organic and even the ropes themselves changed to organic cotton.
The mussels themselves are sourced-from, grown and harvested all from the same coast. This means that Fowey have a highly traceable and sustainable port to plate process. Their offshore ropes let them farm far from coastal pollutants and off the seabed growing bigger, more plentiful mussels in purer waters out to sea, rather than at the bottom of it.

Ingredients & allergens

Blue Mussels (Mytilus edulis) (Molluscs) (100%)

For allergens, including cereals containing gluten, see ingredients in bold.

May contain traces of fish and crustaceans.


Nutritional Information per 100g/ml
Energy (kJ): 312
Energy (kcal): 74
Protein (g): 12.1
Carbohydrate (g): 3.5
of which sugars (g): 0.1
Fat (g): 1.8
of which saturates (g): 0.3
Salt (g): 2.5

Storage & prep

These mussels are packed and delivered live for freshness and should be kept chilled in the fridge between 2-4 degrees to keep at their best. Use as soon as the pack is opened to keep them live and fresh for cooking. Before cooking, check they’re alive by giving them a tap and checking they close up. Discard any that don’t close and discard ones that don’t open during cooking.


Food contact material: Base Tray - PP (Recyclable)
Lid/Cap: Film Lid (Not Currently Recyclable)
Contains BPA: No

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