Tag Archives: Crawfish

U.S. Crustacean Market to hit $10.2 billion by 2026

The U.S. is among the biggest markets for seafood & seafood-based products and it is ever-growing due to its inherent health benefits. The growth of the seafood demand is attributed to high disposable incomes and an exponential growth of omnichannel partners. E-commerce platforms and digital distribution channels have significantly escalated the seafood market in both formats including business-to-business as well as business-to-customer operations. Many retail giants such as Walmart and Target etc. engaged in the industry has been increasing the presence on these channels to reach out to more customers and deliver high-quality & fresh products. This trend is redefining the supply chain distribution of consumer products in the region. As a result of these marketing efforts, more people are buying or preferring seafood, which will support the growth of crustaceans. >click to read< 14:09

Cold winter puts damper on Louisiana seafood – Bad year expected

It’s going to be a tough year for Louisiana seafood. Crawfish are already off to a slow start in terms of size and availability, and some of the same conditions responsible for that crawling pace could play havoc on crabs, shrimp and oysters later this year. Experts are blaming the one harvesting variable humans can’t control — a long, cold winter. Read more here 06:38

Freezing temps put chill on early crawfish season

Last week’s frigid weather put a chill on a promising early crawfish season with retail prices jumping this week to highs of over $6 per pound. The colder water slows the maturity of emerging crawfish, according to Atchafalaya Basin fisherman Jodie Meche. The emerging crawfish shells do not harden during colder temperatures. Read [email protected]  10:04

Crawfish are a legacy of Louisiana

Throughout the history of south Louisiana crawfish were a highly sought-after food source. continue

Louisiana Crawfish Rebounds

The last two years for Louisiana’s crawfish industry has been difficult. From the BP oil spill to meager years caused by summer drought and winter cold, it has been a long haul. But last year’s wet summer and a relatively warm and wet winter this year are boosting the early crop for a season that normally peaks in late spring, in April and May. Read more here