LIVE SHELLFISH - 1KG WHEN PACKED - ENJOY WITHIN 2 DAYS OF DELIVERY
Cockles are a great source of selenium and zinc, helping to support a healthy metabolism and boost the immune system. 1 kilo of cockles will feed three people. Try adding to paella or seafood medley. Please note, live shellfish will loose moisture and weight in transit. Live cockles will open and close on their own.
- Health & Nutrition
Health & Nutrition
Nutritional information per 100gm Meat
! Contains fish/fish products and molluscs !
Our cockles are harvested from the waters off the south coast in sandy beach areas & shallow waters. These tasty shellfish are landed in small quantities.
All molluscs are depurated to ensure they are full of flavour and safe to eat. Depuration is the process where, over a given period of time (normally 42 hours), shellfish are contained in salt water tanks, with the water pumped over ultraviolet light to reduce any bacteria that may be present within the animal to the lowest levels possible. This process is monitored by Environmental Health Officers and DEFRA.
- Storage & Preparation
Storage & PreparationStore live shellfish in the salad drawer of your refrigerator covered with a damp tea towel. Do not immerse in water and discard any that do not open or close when tapped lightly. Rinse with fresh water before cooking. Live shellfish has a limited shelf life - enjoy within 2 days.
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