What are the nutritional benefits of eating Texas Gulf Shrimp?
These low-fat, low-calorie, low-carb shrimp are a protein-rich food containing heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Studies have found that shrimp are an excellent source of vitamins D and B12, as well as selenium, which may assist in cancer protection.
Is the American appetite for Texas Gulf Shrimp on the rise?
Americans eat more than a billion pounds of shrimp each year, making it the top-selling seafood in the United States, according to the National Fisheries Institute. Consumption has been on the rise an average of 33 million pounds a year every year since 1980. Easy to prepare, most fans prefer it sautéed, but it also can be grilled, boiled, fried, and steamed.
What is the Texas Shrimp Association?
The Texas Shrimp Association was formed to proactively address regulatory, environmental, educational, marketing and related issues that impact the shrimp-trawling industry. Both groups are committed to ensuring the viability of America’s domestic shrimp industry and raising public awareness about the quality and many nutritional benefits of Wild American Shrimp. TSA urges consumers to ask for Wild Caught Texas Gulf Shrimp that grow naturally and are certified to be a sustainable quality seafood.
Who heads the Texas Shrimp Association (TSA)?
Andrea Hance is the Executive Director of the Texas Shrimp Association. Originally a Fort Worth native, she relocated to South Texas 20 years ago. Her love of the outdoors and Texas Coast gives her the drive and dedication to overseeing the Texas Shrimping Industry which allows her a platform to educate consumers, work hand in hand with Texas lawmakers, press, environmental groups and the general public about the importance and protecting the Texas Shrimping Industry.
Mrs. Hance is a graduate of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Economics and Finance. Under her leadership, the industry remains sustainable, environmentally friendly, and provides a superior seafood product.
The Texas Shrimp Association is a non-profit 501-C6 organization.