Sun Shrimp - Behind the Scenes

What does Fresh Harvested shrimp really mean?

What does Fresh Harvested shrimp really mean?

At Sun Shrimp when we harvest our shrimp they go from living to deep chilled within seconds after harvest, and then quickly processed. This means that bacteria never got a chance to start breaking down the shrimp, thus no dips or chemicals, bleaches or preservatives are ever used or needed.

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Sun Shrimp are scientifically the most advanced shrimp in the world!

Sun Shrimp are scientifically the most advanced shrimp in the world!

At Sun Shrimp, we breed our own shrimp. How do you figure out how to breed the best shrimp possible? If we were raising dogs, it would be pretty easy to know the different types because it is obvious to see the difference between a Yorkie and a Bulldog. With shrimp we are using thousands of different families as well. How do we keep these families separated, so we can breed the best ones? DNA! While all shrimp may look alike, when we analyze their DNA, we can find out who their parents are, what family they belong to, and...

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Shrimp Size definetly matters!

Shrimp Size definetly matters!

Large and Jumbo Sun Shrimp are the perfect size. If you care about taste, quality, wholesomeness, nutrition and sustainability, stick with Sun Shrimp. they may not be colossal, but what they lack for in size they easily make up for in every other quality.

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How come Sun Shrimp have such a nice red color when they are cooked?

How come Sun Shrimp have such a nice red color when they are cooked?

Many customers comment that when they cook Sun Shrimp for the first time, that the shrimp have such a deep red color when cooked. They rightfully ask why? One of the main reasons our Sun Shrimp have such a nice deep red color is because we provide them a huge amount of algae, and encourage the establishment of biofloc - water teeming with all kinds of organisms - in our tanks. The shrimp are able to consume the algae and biofloc and these sources are where they get many of the nutrients required for optimum health and nice deep red...

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