Crabs aquaculture, or the commercial breeding, harvesting and selling of crabs, can be a profitable business venture. Seafood restaurants and private individuals will come to you to buy crabs if you have a good selection of quality crabs for sale.
When you are purchasing the crabs to sell to your customers, keep in mind that you should try to have crabs to please any customer available. Consider these suggestions when you are ordering crabs:
1. Appeal to customers who want to cook their own crabs by offering live crabs.
2. Accommodate customers who want to eat crabs that someone else cooks.
3. Offer king crab legs for sale for customers who want to eat the sweet part of the crab.
4. Sell crab meat for customers who need crabs for recipes such as crab cakes.
Sell live crabsCustomers can cook live crabs in any way they want. This makes live crabs a good choice for almost anyone. Different types of crabs are caught during different seasons. Selling different types of live crabs will ensure that you always have some type of fresh live crabs available. If you supply live crabs for restaurants, make sure you always have an ample amount in stock.
Offer steamed crabsSteamed crabs are a good option for people who want to enjoy crab without having to cook it. In most cases, steamed crab is frozen so all the customer has to do is reheat it. Making sure that you purchase steamed crabs from reputable crab dealers is essential so you can guarantee the quality of the steamed crabs you sell.
Have king crab legs for saleKing crab legs are a popular appetizer choice. Many restaurants serve crab legs as part of a buffet. Offering king crab legs and claws to your customers will help you appeal to people who want to enjoy crab meat without having to shell whole crabs. Most king crab legs are cooked.
Set a fair price for crab meatCrab cakes and some other crab recipes call for crab meat. There are a few different types of crab meat. Lump crab meat is the best because meat is taken from whole crabs and is priced higher than other types, including crab claw meat. Setting a fair price for crab meat allows you to meet the needs of almost anyone who wants to enjoy a crab dish.
- Consider selling crab mallets and crab seasonings for customers who purchase live crabs from you.