MA Seafood Processor to Focus on Lobster


Officials in Gloucester, Massachusetts were scrambling Tuesday, August 24, 2016, to decode the meaning in the Mazzetta Company’s announcement that it plans to “temporarily suspend” its fresh fish processing operation at Gloucester Seafood Processing in the Blackburn Industrial Park to concentrate solely on lobster, according to an article on

The announcement, contained in a one-paragraph statement issued by the Highland Park, Illinois-based parent of GSP, gave no reason for Mazzetta’s reversal in its business strategy, nor did it detail the implications for its workforce of about 200 full-time and seasonal workers or the plant in which it has invested at least $8 million.

Read about a Gloucester, Massachusetts seafood processor deciding to focus solely on lobster.