Demand for fresh blue mussels remains steady, while frozen mussel meat demand is inching higher.

“Supplies of both Maine wild mussels and Prince Edward Island rope-grown mussels are adequate, enough to keep up with demand. There were not that many closures this year for Maine wild mussels, so it was a good season,” said one Northeast mussel wholesaler.

As a result of steady supplies and slightly higher demand, pricing has also been steady. PEI rope-grown mussels are selling for an average …