Ocean Seafood Company Purchases Lobsters And Processes Them Into Tails And Flake

Ocean Seafood Company purchases lobsters and processes them into tails and flakes. It sells the lobster tails for $20 per pound and the flakes for $15 per pound. On average, 100 pounds of lobster are processed into 57 pounds of tails and 24 pounds of flakes, with 19 pounds of waste. Assume that the company purchased 3,000 pounds of lobster for $6.00 per pound and processed the lobsters with an additional labor cost of $1,800. No materials or labor costs are assigned to the waste. There are 1,570 pounds of tails and 640 pounds of flakes sold. The company allocates joint costs on a value basis.

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