China wants Lobster by Mark Schlarbaum

China has a taste for lobster

China has finally developed a taste for lobster—and it’s keeping Maine fishermen flush with cash Seafood is a classic luxury item in China. But until recently, people there weren’t big on lobster. The iconic, bright-red crustaceans were known as the “Boston lobster,” and were a rarity compared to other fancy oceanic eats like sea cucumbers or geoduck clams. But the …