Pacific White Shrimp in Greene County, West AL.

Pacific white shrimp have been grown successfully during summer in Greene County for more than 10 years using salty ground water pumped from aquifers in the region. Demand for these shrimp which are grown with no chemicals or antibiotics is good. Approximately 250,000 pounds are marketed each year at profitable margins. Recently Whole Foods, which markets some of their product, has asked for the industry to grow up to 5 million pounds per year and SFAAS/AFBI is helping to accomplish that goal.

Pacific white shrimp have been grown successfully during summer in Greene County for more than 10 years using salty ground water pumped from aquifers in the region. Demand for these shrimp which are grown with no chemicals or antibiotics is good. Approximately 250,000 pounds are marketed each year at profitable margins. Recently Whole Foods, which markets some of their product, has asked for the industry to grow up to 5 million pounds per year and SFAAS/AFBI is helping to accomplish that goal.

Pacific white shrimp have been grown successfully during summer in Greene County for more than 10 years using salty ground water pumped from aquifers in the region. Demand for these shrimp which are grown with no chemicals or antibiotics is good. Approximately 250,000 pounds are marketed each year at profitable margins. Recently Whole Foods, which markets some of their product, has asked for the industry to grow up to 5 million pounds per year and SFAAS/AFBI is helping to accomplish that goal.