Lobster supply scarcity throwing buyers for a loop

lobsterDM0811_468x521The late North American lobster season caused by last winter’s extra cold temperatures is continuing to throw buyers for a loop even as the Maine season hits its stride. Although soft shell lobster out of Maine is now available, hard shell lobster from Maine remains scarce still, leaving suppliers with a dwindling inventory of Canadian hard-shell product to rely upon. “The late season in Canada meant they [fishermen] had to start earlier, and they didn’t get to put away much. The late season down here [in the US] meant that things are still filling in.” Read the rest here 13:59

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