American Mussel Harvesters

American Mussel Harvesters

Farm, Fisher, Wholesaler
RI, United States
Contact Information

Founded in 1986, American Mussel Harvesters has grown to become one of the largest producers of mussels in North America. Expanding on its shellfish offerings, the company has also made clam and oyster products available to customers. Through the years, American Mussel Harvesters has formed strategic alliances with independent shellfish farmers. The shellfish are grown without the use of artificial diets, antibiotics, hormones, or pesticides.

American Mussel Harvesters prides itself on providing sustainable shellfish that have been farmed and harvested utilizing husbandry techniques that are ecologically sensitive and improves water quality. The company also strives to have its facilities be sustainable too. The company's processing plant has reduced its freshwater consumption by 75% and wash water from stations are recirculated for reuse. American Mussels Harvesters will continue to focus on farming, harvesting and operational practices that are sustainable.

In addition, the company specializes in Restaurant Ready® live shellfish. The shellfish in this line are grown in remote locations and brought to market after following a stringent post-harvest quality control process developed by the company. As the shellfish are harvested and immediately brought to a processing facility for distribution, this brand offers fresh, flavorful mussels, oysters, and clams.

5
Total Species
11
Total Sources

Distribution Regions and Business Locations

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165 Tidal Drive
North Kingstown, RI 02852
United States
  • Canada - Atlantic
  • Canada - Central & Interior
  • Canada - Northwest
  • Canada - Pacific
  • USA - California
  • USA - Gulf of Mexico
  • USA - Hawaii
  • USA - Mid Atlantic
  • USA - Midwest
  • USA - New England
  • USA - Pacific Northwest
  • USA - Rockies & Southwest
  • USA - South Atlantic
  • USA - Southeast
11 Results: Viewing 1-11 Seafood Products
Seafood Group Origin Harvest Method Sustainability Rating

Blue Mussels

Mytilus edulis
Worldwide
Suspended Culture
Seafood Watch: Best Choice

Blue Mussels

Mytilus edulis
USA - Maine
Hand Dredges
Seafood Watch: Good Alternative

Blue Mussels

Mytilus edulis
USA - Massachusetts
Hand Dredges
Seafood Watch: Good Alternative

Eastern Oysters

Crassostrea virginica
Worldwide
On-Bottom Culture
Seafood Watch: Best Choice

Eastern Oysters

Crassostrea virginica
Worldwide
Off-Bottom Culture
Seafood Watch: Best Choice

Eastern Oysters

Crassostrea virginica
Unassessed Origin
Unassessed Fishing Methods
Seafood Watch: Unrated

Hard Clams

Mercenaria mercenaria
USA - Rhode Island
Hand Implements
Seafood Watch: Best Choice

Pacific Oysters

Crassostrea gigas
Worldwide
Off-Bottom Culture
Seafood Watch: Best Choice

Softshell Clams

Mya arenaria
USA - Maine
Hand Implements
Seafood Watch: Good Alternative

Softshell Clams

Mya arenaria
USA - Massachusetts
Hand Implements
Seafood Watch: Good Alternative

Softshell Clams

Mya arenaria
Unassessed Origin
Unassessed Fishing Methods
Seafood Watch: Unrated