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Aug 29, 2011 01:14 PM

New Zealand Mussels?

Someone please help me out. Where can I find frozen New Zealand Green Shell Mussels in Boston?

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  1. Trader Joes may have them. Asian markets usually have them.

    Trader Joe's
    1427 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02476

    1. I think I saw them in the seafood counter at Market Basket in Burlington several weeks ago. They were fresh, not frozen. You might want to give them a call.

      1. Thanks to both of you! I'll call both places & see what they say.

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        1. re: Seafood_Lover_1

          They have them at Super 88/Hong Kong Supermarket in Dorchester and in Malden :-) Just picked some up yesterday in Malden for $5.99 a box

        2. Just for my own curiosity, what makes the New Zealand ones preferable to fresh more local ones?

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          1. re: StriperGuy

            The NZ mussels are much bigger & meatier. I also prefer the flavor of the NZ mussels. I still like the local mussels too though.

            1. re: Seafood_Lover_1

              Gotcha, they are BIG. Will have to grab a box myself.


            2. re: StriperGuy

              They have a really fresh flavor and can be bigger than your fist -- really huge. I was a fiend for them when I was in NZ and will need to grab a box sometime!