Maine Coast booth at SEA 2016

Success at Seafood Expo Asia in 2016

York-based Maine Coast just returned from Seafood Expo Asia, where business is booming. To date, the company has surpassed its 2015 annual sales to Asia.

GM Peter Kendall drops crates of live lobster into the new tanks

Maine Coast celebrates grand opening of Boston Facility

Maine Coast’s live lobster sales are growing 25 to 50 percent annually, Adams said, with about 60 percent sold internationally and 40 percent sold domestically.

Tom Adams, Maine Coast live lobster facility in York, Maine

How an ex-dockworker turned his passion for lobster into a $40 million business

After getting a taste of life as a dockworker when he was a teenager, Tom Adams was hooked on the lobster business.


Maine Coast’s Boston facility nearly ready, general manager hired

Peter Kendall has been hired as general manager of the new facility. Kendall comes to Maine Coast with a lifetime of experience in the industry and is the former manager of the Yankee Fishermen’s Co-op and operations manager at Gloucester Seafood Processing.

Tom Adams explains the Maine Coast tanks and holding system in York, Maine

Maine Coast Co. delivers lobsters around the world

Every day is a “crazy juggling game” for Tom Adams, owner of the wildly successful lobster wholesaler Maine Coast. His product is live and perishable.


Ready for lobster season!

Adams has spent almost $1 million in a second holding tank, adding 60,000 gallons of live storage capacity that could help him keep his shipments and his cook-and-pick room going full steam.