Maine lobster exporter joins processing business

Buoyed by this year’s strong lobster season, high prices and “booming” Chinese demand for live lobster, Stonington, Maine-based Greenhead Lobster is considering an entry into processing to expand its business.

Dan Phillips, a Greenhead salesman, said that the company is pursuing plans to create a small operation to cook lobster meat amid growing demand for lobster rolls in the US market.

Greenhead hopes to finish building a 20,000 square-foot processing and shipping plant in Seabrook New Hampshire by January 2016.

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