Photo gallery: Staff get to work in Cromer’s new crab factory

Jonas Seafood crab and lobster factory in Cromer.PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

Jonas Seafood crab and lobster factory in Cromer.PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

Large scale crab processing returned to Cromer in earnest this morning when staff at the new Jonas Seafoods factory started work in their new premises.

The factory in Stonehill Way was a hive of activity as crates of the famous crustacean were loaded onto the production line to be cooked, cut and dressed by the team of expert staff.

A celebratory ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Friday to mark the opening of the factory, and invited guests got to take a sneaky peek around its chilled confines ahead of today's first working day.

Local fisherman Kevin Jonas, who teamed up with business partner Nick Samujlik to launch his new crab and lobster venture, hopes the new factory will put Cromer's famous edible export back on the national map following the closure of the Cromer Crab Company last year.


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