An entrepreneurial oyster farmer tries to expand his customer base by making fresh oysters available in vending machines.

Oysters are pictured on the Re Island, where an automatic oyster vending machine is set at l'huitriere de Re in Ars en Re, Southwestern France,
Oysters are pictured on the Re Island, where an automatic oyster vending machine is set at l'huitriere de Re in Ars en Re, Southwestern France,

At trip to the seaside can mean a seafood feast, especially if oysters are involved.

Louis XIV made oysters fashionable in the French court.

They were enjoyed by Queen Elizabeth I and credited with helping Mozart write his opera, The Magic Flute.

Now, the shellfish is finding new younger fans.

An entrepreneurial fisherman in France has brought the sea floor to a vending machine, as TRT World's Nick Davies-Jones finds out.

Source: TRT World