As Crab Supplies Dwindle, Retail Promotions of Other Shellfish Come to the Fore
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] (Analysis) by John Sackton - October 30, 2018
Snow crab supplies are likely down again significantly in Newfoundland next year, but do the markets care?
For many years snow crab has been a staple of the retail seafood counter. In fact, excluding shrimp, all varieties of crab are the next largest shellfish category sold at retail. According to Nielsen data, crab accounts for about 46% of the value, and 44% of unit sales of shellfish excluding shrimp.
But with the prospect of another significant reduction in crab catches from Newfoundland, likely not really offset...
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