Canso Plant to Explore Sea Cucumber Processing

March 9, 2018

Built on the site of the former Seafreeze fish plant in Canso, the Louisbourg Seafoods Depot opened officially in February 2011. The facility is anticipated to employ up to 50 people, harvesting a variety of species, with the objective of being in operation up to 10 months of the year. The possible species mix includes sea cucumber, pot shrimp, redfish, and crab. Sea cucumbers can be processed in a variety of ways, and there is a strong market for sea cucumbers in virtually any form, so there is flexibility in terms of processing.

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