Shrimptastic News

OWLS Group Check Out Shrimptastic

The OWLS (Older, Wiser, Livelier Seniors) group toured Shrimptastic on April 20th. Thanks to Abbey at Clayton County Conservation​ Board for organizing the event. Read More

Riceville 5th Graders Learn About Shrimptastic

Shrimptastic enjoyed a visit to Riceville School in mid February and gave the 5th grade students some insights into shrimp farming. Students got to see what a ‘real’ shrimp looks like and how to clean and prepare ‘real’ shrimp for cooking. Read More

Starmont FFA Marketing Plan Team

Members of the Starmont FFA Marketing Plan Team visited Shrimptastic on Saturday, Feb. 10th. We had a good time showing off our operation. Read More

Sharon mans Big Boy Meats Booth at NewBo City Market

Sharon enjoyed meeting a lot of people in the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City area at NewBo City Market Friday, November 24 and Saturday, November 25 when she manned the Big Boy Meats booth. Read More

West Union Block Party was a Blast!

We participated in the West Union Block Party at Unionland Market on Thursday, June 22. It was so great to see all the people who joined in the fun and to share our story about our locally grown shrimp!    

“Meet Your Local Producer” event

We had a great time at the “Meet Your Local Producer” event at NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids on Sunday, March 12th. If you live in the Cedar Rapids or Iowa City area and it’s hard to find time to drive up to Fayette, we have a great option for you! Big Boy Meats… [Read More]

Mardi Gras Event at Cafe’ Rose’ in Edgewood

We enjoyed a great evening of fabulous food & fun at Cafe’ Rose’ in Edgewood on Saturday, Feb. 25 during their special Mardi Gras event. Their delicious courses featuring our Shrimptastic shrimp included gumbo, Cajun grilled shrimp & beef tenderloin and jambalaya. SO GOOD!!    

Mid-Winter Gala Fun

We had a great time at the annual Mid Winter Gala benefiting the Fayette Lions and the Fayette Opera House on Saturday, Feb. 4th. Miss Fayette County Megan Gavin and Miss Fayette Helena Fantz helped with auction items (including a gift basket from us at Shrimptastic, LLC) at the Gala. Tiffany Kragnes inspects our Shrimptastic… [Read More]

Cafe’ Rose’ “All About Shrimp Dinner”

Cafe’ Rose’ in Edgewood, IA featured our Shrimptastic shrimp in their “ALL ABOUT SHRIMP Dinner” on January 28. John & Sharon attended this spectacular culinary event and were delighted with the menu and all the different ways that Chef Rose prepared our fantastic Shrimptastic shrimp. Read More