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Seafood facility being built in Jessup

Merritt Properties announced this week that it has entered into a joint venture with NAFCO & Congressional Seafood Co. on an 88,000-square-foot seafood distribution facility in Jessup. The facility will serve as the company’s new headquarters. The single-story building, located ...

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Oyster population rises in Maryland

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The Department of Natural Resources’ annual survey of the Chesapeake Bay’s native oyster population produced some good news: The 2013 Fall Oyster Survey indicates the oyster population of the bay has more than doubled since 2010, reaching its highest point since monitoring began in 1985.

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Cold weather keeps crabs at bottom of Chesapeake

ANNAPOLIS — For months, there’s been a countdown on the Maryland Seafood website, ticking down the months, days, hours, minutes and even seconds to the most anticipated seafood season of the year: crabbing season. Monday marks the start of crabbing ...

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Maryland ‘True Blue’ program promotes homegrown crabs

ANNAPOLIS — If you have ever wondered where the crab meat used in restaurants comes from, Maryland state officials have an answer. The state’s new “True Blue” program is certifying restaurants that primarily serve homegrown Maryland crabs and crab meat. ...

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