THE HISTORY OF RETAIL SEAFOOD POINTS TO ITS FUTURE

While looking through old issues of SN for information related to our 50th anniversary, I came across an article from June 1977. The in-depth report was called "Fresh Seafood: Some Hooked, Others Flounder." Photos show advertisements for live Maine lobsters for $2.59 a pound, and salmon at $1.95 a pound; there's another showing a 200-pound octopus on a bed of ice that's part of a promotion, the "Largest

While looking through old issues of SN for information related to our 50th anniversary, I came across an article from June 1977. The in-depth report was called "Fresh Seafood: Some Hooked, Others Flounder." Photos show advertisements for live Maine lobsters for $2.59 a pound, and salmon at $1.95 a pound; there's another showing a 200-pound octopus on a bed of ice that's part of a promotion, the "Largest Octopus Ever on Display in the East!"

Seafood was the latest "hot perishables cate

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