Shrimp Tales

  • 2018 ASPA Chef of the Year Releases New Cookbook

    Tenney Flynn, Wild American Shrimp’s 2018 Chef of the Year released a new cookbook on Aug. 13, “The Deep End of Flavor: Recipes and Stories from New Orleans’ Premier Seafood Chef.” Chef Flynn has been working on the book for over two years, and now both clamoring New Orleanians and seafood fans across the country finally...

    Read More September 6, 2019
  • We Couldn’t Have Said It Better Ourselves Arny Gollott III !

    Earlier today, Wild American Shrimp posted this post on our Facebook page comparing a shot from a previous Popeye’s shrimp commercial with a shot of their menu today, in Louisiana, which discloses (by law due to the new House Bill 335 legislation) that they are selling imported shrimp. The comments in support of Wild American...

    Read More September 5, 2019
  • Member Spotlight: David Chauvin’s Seafood Company

    Built on the commitment of blood, sweat and tears, David and Kim Chauvin are the visionaries behind the three businesses that serve as David Chauvin Seafood Company. The main offices opened in 2010 in Dulac, Louisiana, which also houses the tours run by the Chauvins called Down The Bayou Shrimp Tours. Right down the road...

    Read More September 5, 2019
  • Are these shrimp really local? Falsely labeled seafood coming through North Carolina

    Seafood may be labeled as local from North Carolina, but often it actually comes from Asian ponds and arrives infused with harmful supplements, according to a new study. A third of the shrimp marked as harvested from North Carolina waters likely was farm raised in a foreign country with fewer laws and oversight, according to...

    Read More August 30, 2019
  • How Does Your Grocery Store Differentiate Their Wild-Caught American Shrimp?

    Over the years, the American Shrimp Processors Association and Wild American Shrimp have encouraged consumers to look at the front and back of packages of shrimp in grocery stores. We want people to make sure they are buying wild-caught American shrimp and not imported, farm-raised shrimp. Some imported brands use Americanized brand names and package...

    Read More August 23, 2019
  • Do Restaurants in Your State Disclose Where Shrimp Are From?

    Louisiana Disclosure Law Enters Implementation Phase According to the Louisiana Lieutenant Governor’s office, the state had 51.3 million visitors in 2018. Combined with Louisiana’s 4.6 million residents, that’s over 55 million people who will likely eat out at least once this year in a Louisiana restaurant. Thanks to the passing of Louisiana House Bill 335...

    Read More July 20, 2019