A new delicacy coming to local restaurants in Sussex County are Inland Bays Oysters. Thanks to a federal grant from the USDA, and help for growers from the state, the christening of this new menu item was made possible Friday.

It’s a new market for Delaware, one that will eventually produce millions of dollars annually in the next five years.

“Current estimates are $300,000-500,000 per year in income, and growing to one to two million dollars per year,” said Kent Messer, a professor of applied economics at University of Delaware.

That means more jobs, and more opportunities for local entrepreneurs who want to get in on the action. To learn more, click here