Shrimp Tales

  • Top 10 Reasons to Buy Wild-Caught U.S. Shrimp vs. Farm-Raised Imported Shrimp

    Here at Wild American Shrimp, you may see us talking a lot about the virtues of our wild-caught, American shrimp — the tastiest shrimp in the world, all caught in the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Ocean. But how do you know which shrimp to buy in the store or order in a restaurant...

    Read More June 9, 2022
  • How the Lapeyre Shrimp Peeling Machine Revolutionized Shrimping

    The shrimp processing industry has a long and storied history, lined with a multitude of different innovations that have propelled the industry further and further forward to optimize the production of shrimp for the shrimp lovers of the world. Few inventions in the field have had a greater impact on both the Gulf Coast shrimping...

    Read More June 8, 2022
  • Celebrate Summer With Spicy Tropical Shrimp

    Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds wild-caught American shrimp: peeled and deveined 1 cup diced pineapple 1/2 cup diced water chestnuts 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon minced garlic 2 teaspoons soy sauce Directions: Combine all ingredients and toss well. Chill for 2 hours. Drain and place on broiler...

    Read More June 7, 2022
  • Wild American Shrimp: A Great Source of Omega-3 Fatty Acids That Your Body Needs!

    Wild-caught American shrimp are amazing for more than their premium taste. Along with their beautifying properties, they are packed with health benefits from their natural nutrients, such as protein and vitamins like B12. But a healthy diet also includes the need for omega-3 fatty acids and other micro-elements that shrimp contain. Shrimp are an excellent...

    Read More June 6, 2022
  • Chef Advocate Highlight: Nick Wallace

    Gifted, talented and inspired by nature, Chef Nick Wallace’s mission is to remain focused on the beauty of food. Nick was voted one of 2017’s Best Chefs America. He did not stop there as he appeared in Southern Living and on Comfort Nation Season 2, was honored to be Mississippi’s first Food Network’s Chopped Champion,...

    Read More June 3, 2022
  • ASPA Member Feature: Tidelands Seafood Company, Inc.

    The banks of Bayou Grand Caillou in Dulac, Louisiana, have been home to many shrimp processors over the last century. Although only a handful now remain, Tidelands Seafood Company, a fourth-generation family-owned company, is still operating and open today. Alan “Andy” Gibson, the owner, grew up in an ever-changing industry that was started by his...

    Read More June 3, 2022
  • How Shrimpers Catch Wild American Shrimp!

    For all of the shrimp that Americans eat (the average American consumes 4.1 pounds of shrimp per year) one might wonder: “How do shrimpers catch those delicious wild-caught shrimp?” What is surprising to many is that shrimp are an annual crop that is inherently sustainable. The shrimp that our members process are caught in the...

    Read More June 3, 2022
  • How to Serve Shrimp to Your Baby!

    On Facebook, Angela Portier shared a picture of her adorable son Henry Luke enjoying some delicious wild-caught American shrimp! Thanks, Angela! The wildest part about it: Henry Luke is only 9 months old! Of course, at Wild American Shrimp we believe in starting as early as possible when it comes to eating wild-caught shrimp, but...

    Read More June 1, 2022