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Fresh Soft Crab Season is upon us once again and Handy International is ready than ever.

Handy International Announces Fresh Soft Crab Season is Arriving Soon

  (UNITED STATES, 4/3/2014)

It’s almost that time again. Fresh Soft Crab Season is lurking just around the corner and Handy International is ready.

Always a welcome treat but even more so this year after a harsh winter.

Fresh soft crabs are a seafood delicacy to be enjoyed from mid-May through September – perfect for all of your summertime parties. Look for them to be featured fresh on restaurant menus, at local seafood markets or your favourite supermarket.

Fresh Soft Crab Season usually starts mid-May and ends in September, making soft crabs a fantastic summertime treat.

As the waters warm and the blue crabs come out of hibernation, they quickly grow out of their hard outer shell and moult, leaving the crab in its soft most delicious stage.

  Fresh Soft Crab.

“It doesn’t last long though,” said Chris Owens, Handy’s Manager of Fresh Sales. “A soft crab’s outer shell starts to harden within 2 hours of moulting if not harvested and removed from the water.”

Never fear, this moulting process typically continues through September making fresh soft crabs available all summer.

It is amazing how quick and easy it is to prepare soft crabs, just have to prep them with a favourite recipe and serve. They are especially good sautéed or cooked on an outdoor grill.

For those who do not wish to cook, look for them at your favourite restaurant where you will find so many unique and delicious presentations—a favourite of chefs.

About Handy International

Handy International is a family-owned company with over 100 years of quality seafood processing. Products include soft crabs, crab meat, crab cakes, crab specialty items, oysters and artisanal fish. Visit our website for soft crab recipes created by Handy’s Executive Chef Nikki Trzeciak.

Handy is America’s oldest seafood processor and has consistently maintained the highest quality standards in the seafood industry for over 100 years.

Source: Handy International 

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