Buying Wild-Caught U.S. Shrimp Supports Sustainability
We’ve talked in the past about the importance of always buying wild-caught American shrimp. From the benefits they have over farm-raised and imported shrimp to how buying wild and American means you’re supporting American workers to the significance of reading labels, we aim to make it easy for the eco-conscious consumer to buy shrimp from...Read More October 21, 2022
Shrimp’s Secret Super Nutrient: Selenium!
As we’ve outlined in other blog posts, shrimp are an excellent source of natural elements that offer a variety of health benefits, such as preventing arteries from clogging and being a great source of lean protein. Today, we will discuss the benefits of a certain element in shrimp that you might not even know about:...Read More October 21, 2022
Learn How to Devein Shrimp Like a Pro!
Have you ever eaten shrimp and noticed a thin black strip along their back? The technique to remove this strip is called deveining, but it’s actually not a vein: it’s the shrimp’s digestive tract, and the dark shade is from grit in the tract. The “vein” isn’t harmful if eaten. It’s not essential to devein...Read More October 19, 2022
Shrimp Scampi Is America’s Favorite Recipe According to America’s Test Kitchen!
Shrimp scampi is an incredibly popular way to serve shrimp, and it’s easy to see why! Pairing the sweet taste of wild-caught shrimp with the savory flavor of a garlic butter sauce makes a match made in seafood heaven. However, shrimp scampi isn’t just a popular shrimp dish. In a vote held by America’s Test...
ASPA Member Feature: C. F. Gollott and Son Seafood, Inc.
Within the shrimp industry, the commonality of a family-run business holds as much pride as the Wild American product they harvest from domestic waters. Of course, not all processing plants that line the Gulf and South Atlantic have a rich story of family history, but C.F. Gollott & Son Seafood based in D’Iberville, Mississippi, embodies...
Fun Fact Friday: Belgium’s Horseback Shrimpers
For nearly 700 years, the shrimpers of Oostduinkerke, Belgium, have been using draft horses to help them pursue the local catch. Typically weighing more than 2,000 pounds, these horses are well suited to the task of carrying shrimp fishermen through the cold waters of the North Sea, but only after at least a year of...