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Maine Beer Box will head to England

Staff |

A year after going to Iceland to market the state’s craft brewers, the Maine Brewers’ Guild said it will send a Maine Beer Box to England in September.

Here's a sneak preview of Maine products 'ready to launch' globally

James McCarthy |

Maine International Trade Center offered a sneak preview this morning of products that will exhibit and compete in its New Product Global Showcase on Trade Day 2018 next month in Rockport.

Global price spike forces Maine ice cream maker to forego vanilla

Linda Parker, the owner of Mount Desert Ice Cream, doesn't plan to make or sell vanilla ice cream in her shops in Bar Harbor, Portland or Washington, D.C., due to a global supply crisis.

Maine Potato Board monitoring U.S.-China trade disputes

The Maine Potato Board is keeping a close watch on trade disputes between the United States and China, which is one of the top five export markets for U.S. potato products.

New Gloucester IT service provider recognized for its global growth

Renee Cordes |

Planson International, a 25-year-old-global supplier of information technology software, hardware and services based in New Gloucester, was just named “Service Provider of the Year” by...

China lobster consumption continues to grow

China imported more than 17.8 million pounds of lobster from the United State in 2017, eclipsing the previous record of about 14 million pounds in 2016.

LePage: Trump tariffs on Canadian lumber hurting Maine

The LePage administration said the Trump administration's tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber are causing Maine to lose revenues because it can't find buyers for its own wood.

Village Candle taps Eimskip to reach expanding European markets


Village Candle, the Wells-based manufacturer of scented candles, announced today it has reached an agreement with the international shipper Eimskip that will enhance the company's ability to grow its...

King worried about 'burden' of possible trade war over tariffs

Renee Cordes |

U.S. Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, is concerned about a possible trade war over President Donald Trump's plan to impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, citing two Maine companies telling him they...

Maine Coast builds its leadership team to keep pace with growth


Tom Adams, Maine Coast's founder and CEO, didn't have to look far to find an experienced vice president of sales and marketing for his York-based company that has seen its worldwide sales of lobsters...