Maine Lobster Business Salvaged Its Summer Despite Pandemic

Maine’s lobster fishermen braced for a difficult summer this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, but then the unexpected happened. They kept catching lobsters, and people kept buying them.

Celebrate National Lobster Day with Maine Lobster Delivered Right to Your Door

For the sixth year in a row, September 25th marks National Lobster Day, an annual holiday celebrating the hardworking men and women who support the integral industry. From the cold, clean waters of Maine, the distinct sweet flavor and sustainable harvesting practices have made Maine Lobster one of the most iconic foods in the world.

Maine Lobster Industry Nets $ 2 Million For Research

For the second straight year, $ 2 million has been awarded for lobster research in the Gulf of Maine. Four of the nine NOAA Sea Grant projects will be conducted by Maine organizations, totaling $ 559,181 in funding for Maine-based research projects.

China Trade Deal Not Yet Boosting Maine Lobster Industry

August 24, 2020 Sarah Downey, Center Square

A February trade deal with China that was supposed to encourage more lobster purchasing hasn’t driven sales as was hoped, with 2020 numbers below last year.

Pandemic Relief Flows to Maine’s Lobster Supply Chain

While lobstermen received $ 14.9 million in small Paycheck Protection Program, or PPP, loans and at least $ 300,000 in large ones, it was spread out among almost 1,400 fishermen.