Gulf Oysters Recovering to Pre-Katrina Levels

Associated Grocers of Baton Rouge officials said they were encouraged by the Louisiana Seafood Marketing Association's recent announcement that this year's Louisiana oyster harvest will hit at least pre-Katrina levels. It looks like a promising year, said Mike Bove, vice president, perishables, at AGBR, which supplies more than 200 independent grocers in the region. Supply and pricing

BATON ROUGE, La. — Associated Grocers of Baton Rouge officials said they were encouraged by the Louisiana Seafood Marketing Association's recent announcement that this year's Louisiana oyster harvest will hit at least pre-Katrina levels.

“It looks like a promising year,” said Mike Bove, vice president, perishables, at AGBR, which supplies more than 200 independent grocers in the region.

“Supply and pricing should be good,” he said.

Local oysters, in fact, took t

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