Russian Crab Association Says Domestic Consumption of King Crab Has Doubled
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by Eugene Gerden January 27, 2017
Crab consumption is predicted to grow in Russia in the coming years.
The demand for crab is Russia steadily growing, amid the ever improving economic situation in the country and the rise of purchasing power of local consumers, according to recent statements of the Russian Association of Crab Catchers of the Far East.
According to Alexander Dyplyakov, head of the Association, if in the past only 10% of total crab catch was supplied to the domestic market, than in recent years this figure has increased by almost 25% and will continue to grow in the coming years. This suggests that Russian consumption of king crab has doubled.
Duplyakov has also added that crab is no longer considered as an exotic and very expensive product among the local population...
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