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What Is Aquaculture?
Aquaculture is the cultivation and production of aquatic animals and plants for consumption. Acting as agriculture’s futuristic cousin, aquaculture is extremely valuable for maintaining and servicing an ever-growing demand for seafood around the world. If you purchase or consume shrimp...
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Shrimp: Protein Powerhouse
Americans eat more shrimp than any other seafood, and for good reason. Shrimp has an abundance of nutritional benefits, and unlike frequently consumed proteins such as red meat and chicken, the FDA actually encourages Americans to consume a healthy portion...
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Can You Be Sure Your Shrimp is Antibiotic-Free?
With shrimp imports into the U.S. totaling over one billion pounds year-over-year, farm-raised shrimp from overseas remains a hot commodity throughout the country. However, concerns from global health organizations remain over the use of antibiotics in the production of farm-raised...
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What Is Sous Vide?
Originating in France, Sous Vide, translated to under vacuum, refers to a high-quality method of cooking. Typically, a cut of meat and seasonings are vacuum sealed in a bag and then placed in a temperature-controlled water bath. This allows the chef to achieve precise internal temperatures before finishing the dish in...
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Shrimp ponds in Ecuador
The majority of shrimp consumed in the US is farm raised. And the majority of farm-raised shrimp is litopenaeus vannamei, a species also know as Pacific white shrimp but one that can be grown in almost any body of water, anywhere...
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