Shrimp Tales

  • 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
  • 2019 ASPA Chef of the Year Nominations

    Wild American Shrimp®, the American Shrimp Processors Association (ASPA)’s marketing program for wild-caught Gulf and South Atlantic Shrimp, announces a call for nominations for 2019 Chef of the Year. Out of 38 Chef Advocates who represent Wild American Shrimp®, only one can be named the “Admiral of Advocacy” for ASPA each year. To be named Chef...

    Read More September 10, 2019
  • 2018 ASPA Chef of the Year Tenney Flynn Talks New Cookbook and More

    Chef Tenney Flynn, ASPA’s 2018 Chef of the Year, recently conducted an interview with Gambit, a publication that serves to showcase the best and most topical news coming out of New Orleans, to discuss the release of his first cookbook, along with the importance of sustainability, and new ventures in serving seafood. Head chef and...

    Read More September 10, 2019