Shrimp Tales

  • Summary of Congress’s $2 Trillion Stimulus Package and What It Means for the Seafood Industry

    Yesterday, Congress passed a $2 trillion stimulus package — known as The CARES Act — and in our continuing efforts to keep the seafood industry informed, the American Shrimp Processors Association (ASPA) has reviewed and summarized all aspects of it. By clicking the link or image below, you will find an attached summary of the bill...

    Read More March 26, 2020
  • Chef Advocate Highlight: Jeremiah Bacon

    Jeremiah Bacon, a James Beard Foundation semifinalist for Best Chef Southeast for the last three years, is Executive Chef and Partner of Indigo Road restaurants The Macintosh and Oak Steakhouse. Bacon joined Charleston’s beloved Oak Steakhouse in November 2010 where he presents classic steakhouse fare in an impeccable setting on downtown Charleston’s historic Broad Street....

    Read More March 26, 2020
  • Bill Being Considered to Provide $300 Million to Fisheries – If Passed, Funds Can Be Direct Payments

    Bill being voted on today. $300 million for fishery participants from Commerce. These funds can include direct payments. Little detail is available other than the proposed language. Please see page 30 of document at link below. SENATE BILL THAT INLCUDES $300 MILLION FOR FISHERIES  

    Read More March 25, 2020
  • American Shrimp Processors Association Calls for Shrimp to Be Designated as a Commodity Purchase

    Last night, the American Shrimp Processors Association (ASPA) forwarded a letter to the Administrator of the Agricultural Marketing Service asking that shrimp be added to its eligible list of commodity purchases. This was written by the association on behalf of the domestic shrimp industry.   A bill currently being finalized in the Senate has $450 million...

    Read More March 25, 2020
  • ASPA Member Feature: David Chauvin’s Seafood

    David and Kim Chauvin are big visionaries. They currently own three businesses in Dulac, Louisiana: David Chauvin Seafood Company, a fuel/ice dock, supply house, and retail location; Bluewater, an IQF processing plant; and Mariah Jade, a dock and specialty processing plant for hand-peeled shrimp. The core of their success is a longstanding foundation of faith...

    Read More March 24, 2020
  • Today — March 24th — is The Great American Takeout Day!

    Today (March 24th) is The Great American Takeout Day! With the recent coronavirus leaving many of America’s restaurants and over 15 million working Americans struggling, restaurants across the country are banning together for one day to encourage Americans to eat at least one takeout, delivery, or pick-up meal! To help do your part to help...

    Read More March 24, 2020
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