PEI seafood processors seek California markets

Six Prince Edward Island seafood processors participated in the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Diego, California, in hopes of leaving their footprints in that marketplace. With California’s population of 34 million, and an estimated 87,225 eating and drinking establishments, Esther Dockendorff, sales manager with PEI Mussel King, says the potential is huge. The seafood

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Mussel grower duped by workers

Offshore labor comes with a price for some businesses in Prince Edward Island, Canada. Stephen Stewart, mussel grower and owner of Stewart Mussel Farms, Inc., located in the New London Bay area, learned that lesson the hard way. Stewart spent months working with immigration to bring in 11 Sri Lankan men to work in the

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The Green Gables-Japan Connection

It’s no secret that the Japanese have a love for Prince Edward Island and Anne of Green Gables. But a series of other “ingredients” brought the Japanese trade commissioner, a camera crew and a famous chef in to the east coast. A Japanese chef and restaurateur, Katsuhiro Oki, who has been cooking with Canadian ingredients

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