Shrimp Tales

  • FUN FACT FRIDAY: Shrimpers Catch Giant Tiger Shrimp in Fernandina Beach, Florida

    This giant tiger shrimp was more like an actual tiger! Shrimpers from the Trout River Fish Company caught a giant tiger shrimp off the coast of Fernandina Beach, Florida. According to SeafoodSource, tiger shrimp are already known for their size, one of the largest amongst commercial shrimp and typically coming in at around 9 to...

    Read More October 4, 2019
  • Happy National Seafood Month

    It’s our favorite month of the year, and we want to know how you are celebrating National Seafood Month. Make sure to use the hashtag #NationalSeafoodMonth with any recipes, photos from shrimp taco night or days out on the boat looking for your next catch. You can also tag us on Facebook and Instagram @WildAmericanShrimp...

    Read More October 1, 2019
  • 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...

    Read More September 20, 2019
  • Wonder if Bubba Gump Knew This? There’s White Shrimp, Pink Shrimp, Brown Shrimp, Rock Shrimp, Royal Red Shrimp…

    Picture this: you’re at the grocery store looking to buy some wild-caught U.S. shrimp for dinner tonight. You know that they’re delicious, healthy, and can easily fit into a variety of different recipes. But once you get to the seafood section and have a look at the shrimp, you realize just how many different kinds...

    Read More September 19, 2019
  • Squashing Recipe Development by Robert St. John

    Robert St. John, an American Shrimp Processors Chef Advocate, writes a weekly column, with topics ranging from travelling tips to cooking advice and recipes. Here is one of his most recent columns on recipe development and how he created one of his most popular dishes. Recipe inspiration comes from many places. Sometimes it’s a thought...

    Read More September 18, 2019
  • In Remembrance of Chef Advocate Carl Schaubhut

    Carl Schaubhut, chef & partner for restaurant DTB (Down the Bayou) and chef advocate for the American Shrimp Processors Association, passed away on the evening of Monday, September 9 due to cancer. He was 37-years-old, a husband, and a father to two children, ages nine and six. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family...

    Read More September 11, 2019