Where We Find Our Shells
At Darlene’s Shells we care about our environment and the sustainability of the marine life. In the Philippines, local villagers collect the shells and use the meat inside to feed their families. The shell is considered a by-product and is sold once the meat is extracted. We like to support the livelihood of these villagers by buying our shells directly from them. We also buy some shells from the commercial food industry where the shell is also considered a by-product and would otherwise be wasted.
We do not import or sell endangered or protected species.