We supply year round hard-shell Canadian lobsters. Our integrated relationships on the shore in Atlantic Canada ensure that we have quality Canadian hard shell lobsters throughout the whole year. We ensure that the quality is excellent and the prices are competitive.
Lobsters are the major seafood product in Atlantic Canada and we are strategically positioned to be your partner in business from this part of the world! we can help you grow your supply and capabilities by supporting you in our relationship.
Nova Scotia is the major supplier of hard shell, good quality lobsters around the world and we are right in the heart of it.
Lobster fishing seasons in Atlantic Canada vary in terms of time of year and geography throughout the region. This ensures the sustainability of the fishery. Our strong relationships are set up with the plants that are strategically located in the region and have direct boat buy from all fishing areas.
Once the lobsters are caught they are delivered to the plant. At receiving in the plant we do a rigorous quality control to ensure that they are strong lively and of good quality. The boats that the plants purchase from have also been selected by fishing areas to ensure that we get the best possible lobsters.
The lobsters are graded for quality and for sizes at the plant. The B-grade lobsters are removed from the hard shell.
The size grading is as follow:
Sm Chix: 0.95-1.10 lbs 430-500 grms
Chix: 1.10-1.25 lbs 500-570 grms
Quarters: 1.25-1.50 lbs 570-680 grms
Halves: 1.50-1.75 lbs 680-795 grms
Sm Selects: 1.75-2.0 lbs 795-905 grms
Sm Deuces: 2.0-2.5 lbs 905-1135 grms
Lg. Deuces: 2.5-3.0 lbs 1.135-1.360 kg
3-4 Jumbos: 3.0-4.0 lbs 1.360-1.816 kg
4.0-6.0 Jumbos: 4.0-6.0 lbs 1.816-2.720 kg
6.0-9.0 Jumbos 6.0-9.0 lbs 2.724-4.086 kg
9.0+ Jumbo 9.0+ lbs 4.086 kg and up
At the plants the staff have been training to handle the lobsters with extra care. The plant management is very passionate about quality and have decades of combined experience to make sure that only the best gets put into storage.
We have a large capacity for both short term and long term storage. The long-term storage capabilities ensures that we have a strong lobster supply of hard-shell, good quality lobsters year-round.
Prior to packing we make sure that the lobsters are seasoned well over several days as required to make sure that they are ready to travel. During the packing process the lobsters are carefully checked to make sure they are strong, lively and good quality. This ensures that they are strong for the travel and the quality is good on arrival.
We can pack in 30 lb (13.61kg) styro boxes, 8kg plastic or wax boxes and 5kg plastic or wax boxes. Certain times of year we also pack in slotted boxes for longer transit times.
Our strength is further highlighted in the logistics and customer support. The live lobsters are very time sensitive and only the most solid logistics are used. Due to our high shipping volume year-round we have very strong relationships with the freight forwarders. This ensures that we have priority on the most solid possible logistics and have air capacity during peak shipping seasons. We access all major international airports in Eastern Canada and Northeast USA.
We are very customer focused. We can be accessible on all time-zones to ensure that we fulfill your needs at any time. Our business has grown due to a reliable, prompt and diligence service. You are our priority!