Mussels are Canada’s top shellfish aquaculture product, produced in Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Quebec. Mussels are available year round, it is the second most important species in terms of volume and farm-gate value produced in Canada. Much of Canada’s mussel production is exported to markets in the United States.


This species is farmed

Product form



Our companies are certified by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

Fishing sector

FAO zone 21

Nutrition values

  • Calories 93
  • Lipides 1.3 g
  • Saturés 0.4 g
  • Cholestérol 62 mg
  • Sodium 238 mg
  • Glucides 4.2 g
  • Protéines 16 g
  • Calcium 55 mg
  • Potassium 206 mg
  • Fer 3.4 mg

Health benefits

Mussels are rich in proteins, omega 3’s and vitamins while being low in calories and saturated fats.

Latin name

Mytilus edulis

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