Secondary scallop processing has proven to be a solution to the troubled Ramea fish plant.

The plant has been sitting vacant for about four years during what owner Danny Dumaresque called a battle he couldn’t win against the provincial government. The last operating season for the plant in Ramea was in 2008 and in 2009 the province said no more primary processing licences would be handed out. Half-shelled scallops with an added ingredient will be the product, and Dumaresque said both the resources and the market are already in place. Read the rest here 11:42