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Cooked Super Colossal Shrimp

WILD CAUGHT
SUPER COLOSSAL
SHRIMP

Reserved Exclusively for Restaurants

At almost twice the size of our jumbo shrimp, the Super Colossal U/12 variety give you an even meatier bite of our Steak Holder favorite — known for their delicious succulence and snappy texture. This size of shrimp is reserved exclusively for restaurants and loved for their almost lobster-like flavor and crispness. Fair Trade Certified, easy to peel, and 100% preservative and chemical-free, these are some of the freshest and most sustainable shrimp in the world. Enjoy plump, flavor-packed wild-caught Mexican Blue Shrimp in a delicious scampi, seafood pasta, or even alongside a zesty cocktail sauce for an elevated 5-star worthy meal or appetizer — you won’t be able to find these anywhere else.

Fair Trade Certified and 100% Traceable

Every fishing trip and catch is tracked and recorded making Del Pacifico’s wild-caught blue shrimp 100% traceable. Each package of the shrimp is equipped with a scannable QR code so customers can find out when and where their shrimp was caught. Del Pacifico became the first shrimp company in the world to receive fair trade certification for their wild blue shrimp, 5% of the wholesale price goes back to the community to invest in their greatest needs, after meeting all requirements relating to labor, trade and responsible environmental practices.

SHRIMP FAQ

What temperature do you cook shrimp to?

USDA recommends shrimp be cooked until flesh is pearly or white, and opaque , which typically is an internal temperature of 120 ºF to 145 ºF.

How do your pick the sources you sell?

Crowd Cow sources products from producers who follow strict guidelines when it comes to the sustainability practices and the quality of the product. We look for products that are clean, from stocks that are healthy and well managed. Sourcing shrimp that is free from chemical treatments and antibiotics.

Is all the shrimp traceable?

Our shrimp products from Del Pacifico Seafood will be fully traceable and customers will find a code on the back of their packages to trace it to the community they are helping. Shrimp from Paul Piazza is traceable to Louisiana and Texas, but not to specific boats.

Is your shrimp sustainable?

Yes. All of our producers catch shrimp under sustainable guidelines in order to maintain the long term health of the species they are catching.

Do Del Pacifico Shrimp Burgers contain gluten or sugar?

They do not. Del Pacifico shrimp burgers contain no added sugar or gluten.

What size shrimp are offered?

Shrimp come in a variety of sizes and are measured by the number of shrimp per pound, ranging anywhere between U-10 (extra colossal) to 61/70 (extra small). The larger the count, the smaller the shrimp. The “U” in the count means there are under that number of shrimp in a pound, while the slash between numbers denotes a range of shrimp in a pound. Our super colossal Wild Mexican Blue Shrimp, for example, are U/12 — meaning you’ll find under 12 shrimp per pound. Our jumbo Shrimp, on the other hand, are 21/25 — so you’ll find between 21 to 25 shrimp per pound. The shrimp from Paul Piazza that we call medium are 41/50 sized. This standardization is indicative of shrimp sizing for most vendors and is an important measure when thinking about cooking time and serving sizes!

Is the shrimp chemical free?

Yes, shrimp in all of our products is chemical free, and has not been treated with any artificial preservatives, antibiotics or sulfites.

Is the shrimp pre-cooked?

None of our shrimp products are cooked. All products are raw.

Is the shrimp already peeled?

We have both products available. Our Super Colossal and Jumbo shrimp from Del Pacifico are "E-Z"peel, which means they have been headed and deveined, but the shell is still on for easy peeling if it is not desired. Our Medium Gulf Shrimp from Paul Piazza is completely shelled and cleaned - ready for quick use.

Which shrimp options are best for grilling and skewers?

The Jumbo and U12 size of Wild Blue Mexican Shrimp are the best for throwing on the grill. We also highly recommend the Shrimp Burgers.

What shrimp should I use for popcorn shrimp, soups, chowders, gumbos or pasta dishes?

Our Wild Caught Gulf Shrimp from Paul Piazza is the perfect bite-sized shrimp for all your soup and pasta needs.

We believe in creating a meaningful connection between you and the food you eat. Taste, transparency and convenience shouldn’t be mutually exclusive. This has been our founding belief since we started in 2015, and it continues to be the force that drives us.
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