ANALYSIS: Two Months After Season Open, Scallop Prices Finally Soften
The 2021 Atlantic Scallop season, which opened on April 1, 2021, has made its mark in the record books with scallop prices soaring to new heights, sharply reversing typical seasonal activity the industry has come to expect over the years.
Beginning in 2020, the size mix of scallops has trended smaller, allowing premiums to develop on the largest U10 sized scallops. With 2021 landings proving this downwards shift in scallop size was continuing, wholesale prices on larger scallops remained firm and...
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