At Wild Ocean we understand the importance of sustainability and proper usage of the fishery because it is our livelihood. We need fisheries that are able to healthfully replenish themselves so we can keep harvesting and selling good, quality food to the consumer. One of the pieces of legislation that we are following is about shark conservation. We believe sharks are an important part of our ecosystem and also a great food resource. Aside from [...]
The Associated Press news published a story on rock shrimp and its origins. We are always so excited when media writes about rock shrimp's beginnings because it truly is a part of Florida's history and we happen to be a part of it. Here is the article, hope you enjoy reading it. If you've never had rock shrimp and want to order them, you can go to our shop page or just click here. Below [...]
Rock shrimp, red shrimp, white shrimp, pink shrimp, hoppers…..if the shrimp is out there, Jason will catch it. Jason Vogelsong is a third generation shrimper-following in his grandfather, mother and father’s footsteps., Jason grew up spending summers and school breaks on shrimp boats and began fishing full time at fifteen years old. Twenty three years of full time shrimping. His boat, Constance Diane is 87′ long and he has a crew of three. [...]
Kim Severson, New York Times writer and James Beard winner, shows you how easy it is to cook with domestic shrimp. It really is that easy. She has taken a dish americans love and made it with real ingredients and thoughtfulness. Bon Appetit.
According to consumer reports, “94% of our shrimp supply comes from abroad, from countries such as India, Indonesia and Thailand.” The increase of shrimp supply coming from abroad countries is because of the demand of shrimp in the United States. Americans eat on average 4 pounds of shrimp per year, this is much higher than 35 years ago. When the shrimp come from countries abroad the majority of the shrimp are raised in man-made [...]