Scallops leading the way to make New Bedford USA's most profitable port.
NEW BEDFORD — Who knew that a silver dollar-sized scallop could provide such bang for a buck? As the most profitable item turned over in the most profitable port in the country, this milk-colored mollusk has almost been solely responsible for the re-birth of New Bedford’s working waterfront since the turn of the century.
This past week, the seafood industry received great news. Lunch and dinner menus across the nation are featuring more protein from the ocean. American's are gobbling it up.
November 2nd - 4th
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As published by SeafoodSource
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Menus will need to accomodate continued trend of smaller sized scallops.
Seatrade International Co., LLC (Seatrade) is pleased to announce the acquisition of a 66,000 square foot scallop processing facility in New Bedford, MA. The facility is expected to increase capacity and improve efficiencies for the company. Seatrade, combined with its affiliated companies, ranks among the Top 25 North American Seafood Suppliers as published by SeafoodSource.com.
By PATRICK WHITTLE
Associated Press | 12.28.15 | 8:09 PM
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Many New England lobstermen are still fishing deep into December this year because of unseasonably warm weather and an abundance of the critters, and Maine’s beloved scallops are a little harder to come by as a result.
Seatrade International is proud to now offer Marine Steward Council (MSC) CoC certified Facilities.