Vietnam’s Shrimp Exports to Canada Surge 32%

June 24, 2020 Candy Lee, Vietnam Times

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) informed that Vietnam’s shrimp exports to Canada surged 32% to US$ 54.7 million from the beginning of the year to the first half of May year on year.

Georgia Shrimp Season to Open June 10

June 4, 2020 AllOnGeorgia

Georgia Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Williams today announced that Georgia waters will open for commercial and recreational harvest of food shrimp at 8 a.m. Wednesday, June 10, 2020. Effective that date, commercial food shrimp trawlers can operate in Georgia’s territorial waters open to power-drawn trawls.

Pacific Seafood Launches Seasoned Shrimp

October 21, 2019 Pacific Seafood

While 86% of U.S. consumers report eating seafood,1 only 28 percent feel confident in cooking and preparing it. In response, Pacific Seafood has officially launched their new value-added line of frozen seasoned shrimp (BAP 2 Star certified) available in two flavors, scampi and honey jalapeño.

Now It’s The Law: Here’s How Shrimp, Crawfish Will Be Labeled In Louisiana

If that shrimp or crawfish is imported, the menu had better say so. It’s now the law for restaurants across the state.

Petition Seeks to Introduce New Rules to NC Commercial Fishing Industry

August 9, 2019 Katie Augustine, WNCT

The North Carolina Wildlife Federation says the reason for the petition is to reduce the amount of by-catch. By-catch is the anything in the net that’s not your intended species. It’s common for shrimpers to catch juvenile fish in their nets while shrimping.