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Scallop Market Observations

Scallop Market Observations

- The 2018 harvest is foretasted for increased landings, with smaller sizes and significantly less 20/30’s.
- Expect an overall industry increase in landings of >15% for 2018.
- Plan on lower prices again this year.
- Sizes will be large with an abundance of U/10 & U/12 Scallops.
- More Scallops will come from the Northern Regions versus the Mid Atlantic for the first time in years.
- Scallops will be a value versus other seafood and other proteins.

From Port to Plate

Scallops leading the way to make New Bedford USA's most profitable port.

From Port to Plate

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.

Visit us at the China Fisheries Expo

November 2nd - 4th

Visit us at the China Fisheries Expo

For 20 years, China Fisheries & Seafood Expo has been helping seafood companies from around the world grow their business in the world’s largest and fastest-growing seafood market.  Featuring 30,000 square meters of exhibit space and more than 25,000 visitors from almost 100 countries. 

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Seatrade Announces Acquisition of Scallop Processing Facility

Seatrade Announces Acquisition of Scallop Processing Facility

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.

Maine’s long lobster fishing season affecting scallop prices

Maine’s long lobster fishing season affecting scallop prices

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.