Robots are coming to the seafood industry. Here's why

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 08:50 in Earth & Climate

New England is known for being an excellent source of lobster and other seafood. But while fishing is done locally, much of the processing is outsourced to other countries. A lack of local manpower means scallops caught off the coast of Massachusetts might travel to China or India for processing before they appear on your plate at a restaurant in Boston.

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