East Coast Opens New Lobster Processing Facility in New Bedford Prior to the Opening of the Maine Season
East Coast Seafood Group has begun operating a new state of the art lobster facility in Massachusetts, offering one of the most efficient processing lines currently available in the industry. Set in a 66,000 square foot building on New Bedford’s working waterfront, the new lobster operation for East Coast Seafood’s/Seatrade facility, feeds from the success of the companies’ commodity business and puts lobster and scallop processing under one roof.
East coast received permits for the processing plant in April and began with processing fresh lobster meat. In May they added frozen processing.
The company expects that a long-sought Massachusetts bill to revise antiquated lobster holding laws will become final in June...
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