ANALYSIS: Crab Meat Market Still Climbing; Imports Down 8.5 Percent Through April
April imports remain lower for pasteurized crab meat. In total year-to-date crab meat is down 8.5 percent. Indonesia, the largest producing country with a 48 percent market share, is down 17.8 percent year-to-date. The country’s imports are also 9.3 percent lower than the 3-year average.
In addition to the lower imports, reports out of Indonesia are that the size of the blue swimming crabs are smaller. Due to this scenario, the market will...
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