Even in the heat of summer the effects of the recent long, cold winter are still evident, especially within the lobster industry.

A late start to the season in both Canada and Maine has kept prices high as demand increases with the summer tourist season in the Northeast and from international markets.

“There’s definitely strong demand,” said a New Brunswick lobster processor and producer of value-added lobster products. “But once the lobster roll season finishes, things should settle d…