Shrimp Tales

  • SHRIMP SCHOOL: How Shrimpers Actually Catch Wild-Caught 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 December 4, 2019
  • Chef Advocate Rob Stinson Showcases Shrimp Basilica Dish on WLOX

    Chef Rob Stinson of Salute recently joined the WLOX crew for their “In The Kitchen” segment to showcase one of his signature dishes at his restaurant: Shrimp Basilica. Check out the video below as Chef Stinson walks you through this delectable dish. For more information on Chef Stinson and Salute, head over to his Chef...

    Read More November 20, 2019
  • Wild American Shrimp, Dallas & Jane Team Up for Unique Shrimp Dish

    Wild American Shrimp was on display over the weekend at the Made South Holiday Market in Franklin, Tennessee, as the American Shrimp Processors Association teamed up with Chef Alex Belew of Dallas & Jane by donating white, Gulf shrimp from Gollot’s Seafood for his Shrimp Corndog dish. Chef Belew was one of more than 100...

    Read More November 19, 2019
  • Dr. Oz Discusses All Things Shrimp

    On a recent episode of “The Dr. Oz Show,” Dr. Oz discussed various thoughts and issues revolving around shrimp, both American and imported, wild-caught and farm-raised. At the beginning of the episode, Dr. Oz and investigative team member Mara Shiavocampo broke down the drawbacks of imported shrimp. In India, there have been concerns over recent...

    Read More November 18, 2019
  • Why Are Flamingos Pink and What Does It Have to Do With Shrimp?

    The flamingo: an exotic bird perhaps most well-known for its distinct pink color. Because of this unique technicolor trait, flamingos are flocked to by adoring audiences at zoos, aquariums, Florida, and more. While it’s true that flamingos are near-synonymous with the color pink, have you ever wondered why flamingos are pink? Especially when so many...

    Read More November 1, 2019
  • David Guas Announced as 2019 Wild American Shrimp Chef of the Year

    October 25, 2019, BILOXI, Mississippi – In the third year of annual award, Wild American Shrimp®, the American Shrimp Processors Association (ASPA)’s marketing program for wild-caught Gulf and South Atlantic Shrimp, named Chef David Guas, Chef/Owner of Bayou Bakery Coffee Bar & Eatery in Arlington, Virginia, as its 2019 Chef of the Year. Chef Guas...

    Read More October 25, 2019