Argentina has the largest population of wild shrimp in the southern hemisphere, the red Pleoticus muelleri. The site of the fishery is Patagonia, the Bay of San Jorge in the provinces of Chubut and Santa Cruz, between 42 ° and 47 ° latitudes, the way of extraction is the bottom trawl.
For 5 years, from 2013 to 2016. The catch of Argentine shrimp increased more than twofold, from 80,000 tons in 2013 to 172,000 tons, in the first 7 months of 2017 – 103,000 tons. 70-80 percent of the shrimp is processed on board and goes to sale with Marking “sea frozen”.
Large size (with head, L1 – 10-20 pieces in kg, L2 – 20-30 pieces in kg, L3 – 30-40 pieces in kg.), Lobster flavor and sweet taste made Argentinean shrimp a unique, product. The largest consumers of shrimp are restaurateurs in Spain, Italy, Japan, the USA and China.
We were one of the first to introduce Argentine shrimp in the Russian market in 2011. “Moreodor” is the leader among importers with a volume of 415 tons (2016) and 692 tons (7 months of 2017, with 32% of the Russian market share).
The partners of “Moreodor” are the largest Argentine fishermen New San, Pescapuerta, Pesquera Veraz, Iberconsa de Argentina and Conarpesa.
There are seafrozen prawns and landfrozen in our matrix, whole round, hradless shell-on and peeled.