Shrimp Tales

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

    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 August 28, 2018
  • Top Seafood Chefs Join Wild American Shrimp®

    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 July 12, 2018
  • Gulf Senators Again Assist Shrimp Sector

    On June 14, the Senate Appropriations Committee passed the Commerce Justice Science funding bill for fiscal year 2019 (FY19). Within that bill were several measures to assist the shrimp sector. First, the CJS Subcommittee provided $1.4 million in implementation monies for the transition of shrimp to the Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP). Shrimp is included...

    Read More June 19, 2018
  • Senator Vows to Help Shrimpers

    Original Article by Julia Arenstam, Staff Writer, Houma Today/Daily Comet – June 8, 2018 U.S. Sen. John Kennedy told hundreds of shrimpers today that nobody is working harder than him to address the issues they’re facing. Within the next two weeks, the Louisiana Republican said he plans to introduce a bill that will require more...

    Read More June 12, 2018
  • Why Seafood is Essential to a Healthy Diet

    Original article by: Seafood Health Facts, a joint project by the Universities of Oregon State, Cornell, Delaware, Rhode Island, Florida, and California, and the Community Seafood Initiative. Making Smart Choices Balancing the Benefits and Risks of Seafood Consumption Resources for Healthcare Providers and Consumers General Information for Healthcare Professionals  This resource for professionals provides an overview...

    Read More May 23, 2018
  • The Future of Shrimping: What’s New in Conservation Gear?

    Editor’s Note: As a part of the wild-caught shrimp industry’s ongoing efforts to support and sustain the U.S. shrimp fishery, below is an article, from North Carolina Sea Grant addressing just one of the many efforts supported by the industry to address sustainability. Original article by: Sara Mirabilio, Fisheries Specialist, North Carolina Sea Grant | May 10,...

    Read More May 16, 2018