Higher Volume of Small Scallops Predicted for 2017 Could Help Restaurants, Says Jeff Davis
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Undercurrent News] by Tom Seaman April 4, 2017
The higher volume of small-sized scallops forecasted to be caught in 2017/2018 in the East Coast US fishery will likely mean lower prices, but an opening for processors, said Jeff Davis, CEO of Blue Harvest Fisheries.
Blue Harvest owns 15 vessels and currently operates from two processing plants in the scallop hub of New Bedford, Massachusetts. The company is seeing catches from its fleet range from the high 10-20 to low 20-30 count, Davis told us during the Boston Seafood Show. “Fifteen to 25-count is where the bulk seems to be, right now, but that could change next week.”
The traditional, US North Atlantic scallop fishery has been ...
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