Shrimp Tales

  • James Aptakin Chosen as Finalist in Wild American Shrimp Chef of the Year Competition

    October 18, 2018

    Chef of the Year Finalist: James Aptakin Chef James Aptakin is Chef/Owner of Layers of Flavor Catering Company based in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is an avid supporter of Wild American Shrimp and has continued his advocacy efforts since his recent addition to the Wild American Shrimp Chef Advocate team earlier this year. He is a... Read More

  • David Guas Chosen as Finalist in Wild American Shrimp Chef of the Year Competition

    October 17, 2018

    Chef of the Year Finalist: David Guas Chef David Guas is Chef/Owner of Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar & Eatery in Arlington, Virginia and Lil’ B Coffee & Eatery in Washington, D.C. Chef Guas is a passionate believer that Wild American Shrimp simply tastes better – satisfying sweet and plump, with more flavor. He is a longtime... Read More

  • Salt at San Roc Cay is Big Fan of Wild-Caught, Gulf Shrimp

    October 9, 2018

    We love when chefs and restaurants alike advocate for the superior quality and great taste of Wild American Shrimp. The latest of these is SALT at San Roc Cay in Orange Beach, Alabama. SALT is an avid supporter of Alabama seafood and considers itself to be a “community-to-table” restaurant. The restaurant embodies the essence of... Read More

  • American Shrimp Processors Association Supports Wicker-Coons IUU Legislation Combatting Seafood Fraud

    September 18, 2018

    Caption: From left to right: VADM (ret) Michael T. Franken, United States Navy; RADM Meredith L. Austin, United States Coast Guard; American Shrimp Processors Association Executive Director, Dr. David Veal, Senator Chris Coons (D-DE); and Director of Stimson Center’s Environmental Security Program, Sally Yozell at the recent co-hosted a panel briefing on Capitol Hill on the... Read More

  • New, Food Truck Styled Seafood Distribution Company Launches in West Virginia

    August 28, 2018

    Dock to Table, a new “food truck” styled, wild-caught seafood distribution company, will launch in West Virginia this Friday, Aug. 31, with the goal of providing customers in the surrounding area with the freshest, unprepared seafood available. Since shrimp are the most consumed seafood in the U.S., the company will feature Wild American Shrimp as... Read More

  • Top Seafood Chefs Join Wild American Shrimp®

    July 12, 2018

    Wild American Shrimp®, the American Shrimp Processors Association’s marketing program for wild-caught Gulf and South Atlantic Shrimp, announces the addition of three new Chef Advocates to its Chef Advocacy Program: Chef Ryan Nelson of Late Harvest Kitchen and North End Barbecue and Moonshine, Indianapolis, Ind., Chef Brody Olive of Voyager’s at Perdido Beach Resort, Gulf Shores, Ala. and Chef Simon Brown of Seafood R’evolution, Jackson, Miss. Chef... Read More