Green Lipped Mussel

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New Zealand Greenshell Mussels (Perna Canaliculus), from licensed Marine Farms using sustainable aquaculture techniques, (rope grown above the seafloor) in the natural marine environment. It is grown exclusively in New Zealand’s unspoiled coastal waters and is a highly valued food source. New Zealand Green Lipped Mussel is so named due to the unique green colour of its shell.

Description: Free Flowing Fine Tan to Green Powder.

Proximate Analysis Specification
Loss on drying (Moisture) % 0 to 5
Fat % 8 to 16
Protein (N x 6.25) % 47 to 69
Ash (Residue on Ignition) % 5 to 11
Carbohydrate % NMT 35
Glycosaminoglycan % 1 to 4


Microbiological Analysis Specification
Total Aerobic Count (TAC)
(cfu per gram @ 35°C for 48 hours)
< 5.0 x 104
Clostridium perfringens (cfu per g) < 10
Staphylococcus aureus (cfu per g) < 10
Escherichia coli (mpn per g) < 3
Yeasts and Moulds (cfu per g) < 100
Salmonella (per 25 gram) Not Detected


Heavy Metal Analysis Specification
Mercury (ppm) < 0.1
Cadmium (ppm) < 3.0
Lead (ppm) < 10

Packing: 25 kg drum or carton.

Shelf Life: 3 years when stored in a cool, dry place away from heat.