LINTHICUM, Md. (WJZ) — It is perhaps slim pickings for crabs should you’re planning a Memorial Day feast.
A neighborhood crab home stated there merely aren’t sufficient native crabs, so that they need to import the meat. However there are additionally provide issues within the international locations they depend on. Southeast Asia and Venezuela are coping with main Covid outbreaks they usually’re offering the quantity of crabmeat they usually do.
“That is the worst we’ve ever seen. I’ve by no means seen something prefer it within the 28 years I’ve been in enterprise,” stated John Zoulis, co-owner of G&M Restaurant in Linthicum.
You possibly can count on larger crab costs resulting from low provide and excessive demand. G&M is hoping the difficulty will be resolved quickly.