FIORE today announced that after a successful first high-season as a store-within-a-store concept within New Hampshire, it will be seeking a standalone location to add to its existing locations in Maine: Bar Harbor, Rockland, Freeport, and Brunswick.

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Teenage Entrepreneur Launches Lobster Taxi

A Company Offering Fresh Maine Lobsters Shipped Internationally

Hunter Nelson is no stranger to entrepreneurialism as he started his first company at age eight. Today, seven years later as a seasoned businessperson, Nelson has opened his newest company, Lobster Taxi, an online overnight shipper of live Maine lobster throughout United States and Canada. 

A West Coast-native, Nelson longed for his “Maine lobster experience” after he returned home from summers in Maine. Sure that others felt the same way - as Maine lobsters seem to have this effect - Nelson turned his passion for the product into reality through Lobster Taxi.

"When buying Maine lobsters at the supermarket anywhere outside of Maine, you do not know how long the lobster has been outside of their natural habitat,” said Nelson. "The difference in taste between Supermarket lobster and Lobster Taxi’s is enormous. If someone has never had Lobster from Maine, they may not ever find out how good they really are."

Lobster Taxi also offers amazing Maine Steamer Clams and Mussels, and local dessert favorites like Whoopie Pies, all available online at .



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Road Trippin' 2015 paid a visit to our shop at the Vault in Lewiston

Our Lewiston outpost is within The Vault, at 84 Lisbon Street in downtown Lewiston.

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Road Trippin' Team Visits FIORE Bar Harbor

This year, Road Trippin' is visiting three of the FIORE Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars shops. This is our second stop with FIORE owner Pat O'Brien in our Bar Harbor shop at 8 Rodick Place.

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Good Day Cafe: FIORE

PORTLAND (WPFO) -- Pat and Nancy O’Brien from FIORE stopped by the Good Day Cafe to show off their olive oils.

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NOSH Fiore

Food and cooking program featuring FIORE oils and vinegars, to be hosted by Kerry Altiero, owner/chef at Café Miranda and Miranda Catering in Rockland, and Lani Stiles, owner/chef at Megunticook Market and Catering in Camden.

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Vibrant small businesses share tips, experiences

Ya gotta love it! That seems to be one of the main criteria for starting a small business and making it a success. It also was the sentiment of the folks reflecting on what it has taken them to build four vibrant businesses at the close of 2014.

With no background in retail or running a business, Nancy O’Brien opened Fiore, a shop specializing in artisan olive oils and balsamic vinegars, in downtown Bar Harbor in 2009. Now, six years later, the business is going great and O’Brien has five other stores in Maine.

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