Images: Bangs Island Mussels in Casco Bay, Maine

James Wright

Six years under new ownership, niche shellfish supplier has expanded the operation’s production and market distribution


This photo slideshow offers a closer look at what restaurants in Maine and beyond are raving about: Bangs Island Mussels. Six years after purchasing the company from its founder, Matt Moretti says the niche shellfish supplier has expanded its annual production by nearly four times, has broadened its market distribution beyond the local region and is incorporating sweet kelp culture as well.

All photos and captions by Global Aquaculture Advocate Editor James Wright.

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