Canadian crustaceans satisfying China’s demand for Atlantic lobster

The Chinese wholesaler wanted 1,000 kilograms of live lobster from Nova Scotia – the bigger the better – and he wanted it in Beijing in less than a week. That was a Friday morning. By the next Thursday, 76 cases of live lobster, worth nearly $25,000, arrived from Tangier Lobster company via refrigerated truck and an Air Canada flight, and 1,200 lobsters were crawling over one another in huge tanks at Jingshen Seafood Market, China’s largest. Read the rest here 12:18

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