Wellfleet Shellfish Company Receives Seafood Marketing Grant Funding

BOSTON – A Cape Cod company recently received grant funding from the state to increase awareness and demand for seafood products.

The Wellfleet Shellfish Company received $10,000 through the Division of Marine Fisheries’ Seafood Marketing Pilot Grant Program to help promote lesser-known but plentiful local species.

The company will use signage, employee training, take-home recipe cards and tasting events to promote the locally caught seafood.

The company was one of seven organizations to receive $72,000 from the Baker-Polito Administration.

The Massachusetts Seafood Marketing Program in August 2016.

“The waters off the coast of Massachusetts are home to a fishing industry that is vital to both the state’s history and economy,” said Governor Charlie Baker. “The funds awarded through the Seafood Marketing Grant Program will continue to help increase awareness and demand for Massachusetts seafood products.”

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