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Atlantic Canada Lobster
Le homard de l'Atlantique canadien
L'aragosta del Canada atlantico

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The Atlantic Canadian Lobster

Seafood connoisseurs often refer to the hard-shelled Canadian Atlantic Lobster as the "King of Seafood"... and we would have to agree. Atlantic Lobster is not only delicious, it is highly versatile and one of the most nutritious sources of protein you can find. Canadian Atlantic Lobster is known by many names including: Atlantic Lobster, American Lobster, Canadian Reds, Northern Lobster and Maine Lobster but no matter what you call it, once you’ve tasted our lobster you will know why it is King.

Canadian Atlantic Lobsters are harvested in the cold pristine waters along the rugged north Atlantic coast of Canada. They are harvested from the icy salt water the same way they have for generations, in traps attached to lines hauled one at a time. Since the lobster industry in Canada is based on an integrated fisheries management approach, it ensures that harvesting and processing methods are conducted in an ecologically responsible manner. When you eat Canadian Atlantic Lobster you can be assured the lobster is both good for you and that the harvesting method is good for the environment.

The hard-shelled difference… The seasons for harvesting lobster in Canada are staggered to protect the vulnerable summer moults. While this is a good conservation measure it also ensures that consumers get the tastier, meatier more nutritious lobster that has become a favorite everywhere. The meat from a hard-shell lobster is low in fat and carbohydrates while high in protein. In fact, it has less saturated fat, calories and cholesterol than many of our lean favorites such as pork, extra lean beef, and white chicken meat. At less than 100 calories per serving (89% of calories from protein), Canadian Atlantic Lobster is a great meal choice for any diet. See our section on Nutrition Facts to find out how really good lobster is for you.

Explore our web site and see what Canadian Atlantic Lobster has to offer. Come back often as we are constantly adding to it and don't forget to try some of our amazing lobster recipes, they are truly sumptuous.

We would love to hear from you and get your feedback. If you have any questions, comments or special lobster recipes please feel free to contact us.




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