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Posted May 18, 2004 by publisher in Cuban Cigars

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Havana.- The Cuban fishing industry is planning to increase captures of lobsters – also called as the Queen of the Caribbean and a major export item on the Island.

According to experts, lobsters contribute 70 percent of the sector’s revenues, thus the importance of its capture and processing.

The lobster season is scheduled to begin in June, and the fishing sector plans to increase exports by 7 percent this year.

Short-term plans include increasing exports of ultra-frozen lobsters (-140 degrees Celsius), whose production began in 2003 and which are highly priced in the international market.

Cuba can freeze up to six tons of lobsters using nitrogen this year. The procedure allows preserving the smell, flavor and texture of the crustacean.

In addition, processing conditions will be improved after the installation of new production lines, cold stores and ice plants.

  1. Follow up post #1 added on May 18, 2004 by Robert Karman

    Como me podria poner en contacto con lacompania encargade de la exportacion de la langosta congelada.

  2. Follow up post #2 added on January 06, 2008 by publisher with 3905 total posts

    Have you ever had Cuban lobster? I had one and it was great. No claws like I’m used to here on Cape Cod. Cuba lobsters are all tail meat.

    So, I couldn’t resist, I bought


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  3. Follow up post #3 added on June 24, 2008 by publisher with 3905 total posts

    Lobster fishermen in Pinar del Rio consist of crews of more than 60 fishing crafts have caught nearly 1,737 tons of lobster in the current season, according to Cuban News Agency.

    The ships were repaired in La Coloma shipyard, a southern port in Pinar del Rio, the home to the most modern, economical fish processing plant in Latin America.

    Japan and the European Union are the main destinations of products processed in La Coloma facility.

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  4. Follow up post #4 added on June 24, 2008 by arteest with 103 total posts

    It would seem Cuban waters will be overfished in no time. Japan likes whale meat as well.

  5. Follow up post #5 added on June 24, 2008 by manfredz with 464 total posts

    another thing i liked about Cuban lobster is the price.  in a CP usually 10 - 13 CUC for a huge tail with veggies, salads etc all included.

  6. Follow up post #6 added on December 06, 2009 by Hong

    A company in Viet Nam wants to import Cuba lobster and other seafood. Please contact us at the email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Thank you.

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