GOAL: Global shift towards farmed production of smaller shrimp

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GOAL: Global shift towards farmed production of smaller shrimp

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DUBLIN, Ireland — “We Americans love big shrimp,” said Jennifer Wandler, director of seafood at US Foods during the Global Outlook Aquaculture Leadership (GOAL) conference in Dublin, Ireland. The problem is, shrimp farmers around the world are producing less of them.

This year, around two thirds of global farmed shrimp production is expected to be 40 count per kilogram or smaller, according to a Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) industry survey, presented at GOAL. By comparison, just half of global farmed shrimp produced was of this size in 2010.

See more at https://www.undercurrentnews.com/2017/10/13/goal-global-shift-towards-farmed-production-of-smaller-shrimp/

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