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Northeast Marketing Center

P.O. Box 2066
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Phone (252) 331-4773 Fax(252) 331-4775


The Northeast Marketing Center provides marketing services to growers, packer/shippers, processors, wholesale buyers, and several commodity associations in this important vegetable and seafood production region. Some of North Carolina's most productive farm land and great waterways are located in this region.

These lands produce excellent quality produce such as potatoes, watermelons, cabbage, and a variety of other vegetables. These crops are shipped throughout the eastern U.S. and Canada.

The abundant waters of eastern North Carolina provide an excellent resource for the states large seafood/aquaculture industry. Annual harvests of flounder, shrimp, blue crabs, clams, scallops, mackerel, tuna, snapper, oysters, and trout have been a mainstay for down east communities for generations. Aquaculture production of catfish, hybrid striped bass, crawfish and ornamental fish continues to be one of the most exciting areas for expansion of North Carolina agriculture.

Marketing specialists in this office provide assistance in locating buyers and suppliers, developing new markets, designing marketing strategies, and conducting marketing promotions to increase demands of these commodities.

You can e-mail the designated marketing specialist for assistance with these commodities or click the crops for more information.


John Aydlett
Seafood/Aquaculture
Marketing Specialist

Seafood

Tommy Fleetwood,
Marketing Supervisor

Potatoes
Cabbage & Other Leafy Greens
Pumpkins

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NCDA&CS Markets Division, Tom Slade, Director
Mailing Address: 1020 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1020
Physical Address: 2 W. Edenton Street, Room 402, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3100; FAX: (919) 733-0999