Linda Bean, the granddaughter of L.L. Bean’s founder, has spent the last few years building a lobster empire in Port Clyde, Maine.

A recent article in the Bangor Daily News profiles Bean’s efforts, which began five years ago with the purchase of the Bay Lobster Wharf in Port Clyde. Today, she has five buying stations and expects those businesses will purchase 7 million pounds in 2013. Based on 2012’s catch total of 126 million pounds, that would represent about 5.5 percent of the state’s total lobster catch.

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Bangor Daily News

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