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N.L. Crab Fishery Might Not Start Until May

Thanks, in-part, to the COVID-19 virus, the lucrative Newfoundland and Labrador snow crab fishery continues to find itself in limbo. The season, which normally opens the first week of April, could be delayed for several more weeks or even longer. Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) recently advised that while the management plan for the 2020 Newfoundland and Labrador snow crab fishery has not been finalized, the fishery will not open before April 20, 2020. “A decision on the 2020 ...

COVID-19 has Atlantic Lobster Industry Reeling

To go or not to go is the question that has been on the minds of many lobster fishermen in Atlantic Canada lately as COVID-19 continues to play havoc with the multi-million-dollar industry. While the Chinese live market is starting to slowly make a comeback after its sudden demise in late January due to COVID-19, the North American and European markets are another story. In practically every country, restaurants, food services, specialty and sporting events, casinos, conventions, cruise ...

Royal Greenland to Purchase N.L. Processor Quinlan Brothers

Above: Quinlan Brothers Fish plant in Bay de Verde, N.L.   The shareholders of Newfoundland-based Quinlan Brothers Limited recently announced they have decided to sell their interests in the company to Royal Greenland A/S. In a press release, the shareholders of Quinlan brothers said they felt that it was in the best long-term interests of the company and those associated with the business, for them to transition their ownership at this time. Quinlan Brothers Limited currently ...