fresh coastal cuisine

Cloudy Bay Clams is the pioneer in the industry of harvesting surf clams along the coast of New Zealand.

Living in New Zealand’s pristine coastal waters, surf clams are a native shellfish existing in the turbulent food-rich surf zone in a depth of up to 10 metres. This environment ensures the shellfish develop outstanding quality and taste. The clams' boutique flavours and presentation versatility are highly valued in the hospitality industry. Cloudy Bay has successfully undergone both fishery and chain of custody audit and its surf clams can now carry Friend of the Sea international sustainability seal of approval. Friend of the Sea certification confirms our efforts and continuous commitment to sustainability and it represents an important added value for our product.

The shellfish are exported live and blanched (both chilled and frozen), still within their shells to maximise flavour and freshness. Harvesting techniques have developed from extensive research that ensures Cloudy Bay surf clams reach the market in perfect condition.

Cloudy Bay's top quality New Zealand surf clams provide a unique dining experience that is valued worldwide.

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