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  • Everything You Need to Know About Shrimp Counts and Sizes
    When shopping for wild-caught U.S. shrimp at a local grocery store or online, you may be wondering what size and number of shrimp are right for you. If you don’t know what “shrimp counts” or “shrimp sizes” mean, then you may find yourself…
  • Soak Up the Summer With This Summer Shrimp Salad!
    This recipe for Summer Shrimp Salad is sunny, sweet and healthy too!   SUMMER SHRIMP SALAD INGREDIENTS: 1 pound cooked wild-caught American shrimp, peeled and deveined 3/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup vinegar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/2 pound fresh spinach 3…
  • Got Frozen Shrimp? You’ve Got Quick and Easy Dinners!
    Original article by Denise Clemons for Cape Gazette A bag of frozen shrimp is one of the best resources for those busy days when you’ve forgotten to plan dinner or you haven’t left yourself enough time to execute the plan you had. I’m…
  • Chef Advocate Highlight: Carla Snyder
    Carla has spent over 30 years in the food world as a caterer, artisan baker, cooking school teacher, culinary team building company owner, freelance food writer and co-author of numerous cookbooks. Her work has appeared in Bon Appètit, Chili Pepper, Better Homes and…
  • ASPA Member Feature: Lafitte Frozen Foods, Corp.
    Lafitte Frozen Foods Corporation is a family-owned operation that has gained a solid reputation in the shrimp industry as one of the largest domestic processors in the United States. The impeccable approach to providing customers with a quality product for over three decades…
  • Eat Wild American Shrimp To Avoid Unknown Substances In Some Imported Shrimp
    First, the good news. When American consumers use wild-caught American shrimp – whether they’re in a piping hot bowl of gumbo or placed over a bed of tasty pasta – they can be assured that those shrimp were caught responsibly and are free…
  • Why the USDA Says to Eat More Shrimp!
    Every 5 years, the current USDA Dietary Guidelines Committee creates a detailed dietary guideline providing recommendations to help Americans make food and beverage choices that contribute to an overall healthier diet. In preparation for those guidelines, the Committee also creates a scientific report…
  • Savor the Flavor of This Shrimp and Wild Rice Bake!
    INGREDIENTS: 2 1/2 pounds wild-caught American shrimp: boiled, peeled and deveined 1 large green pepper, chopped 3 (10 1/2-ounce) cans cream of mushroom soup 1 (2-ounce) jar diced pimentos 2 cups finely-chopped onion 3/4 cup water 1 cup finely chopped celery 1 (6-ounce)…