New Bedford’s Eastern Fisheries sets sights on Japan scallop plant, US downstream deal

TraditionThe US scallop giant, based in New Bedford, Massachusetts, announced the acquisition of a minority stake in Tokyo-based Global Marketing, one of Japan’s largest scallop exporters, on Wednesday. “We will continue to have an interest in buying additional shares, if and when they may become available,” said Joe Furtado, executive vice president of Eastern. Read more here 15:03