Shrimptastic News

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]

Fun at the 2017 Fayette County Fair


We had great fun at the 2017 Fayette County Fair July 25-29. Our booth showing off how our operation works. There was a great turnout Thursday evening at Floral Hall. We served our shrimp jambalaya to over 100 hungry folks. We drew each day for a Shrimptastic t-shirt. One of our winners was Brianna Lee. Another one of our t-shirt winners was Karen Rose. …  [Read More]

Turkey Valley Schools Culinary Arts Class


Turkey Valley Schools Culinary Arts Class toured Shrimptastic on May 3, 2017. A great group of kids, all smiles, ready to learn about Shrimptastic. The class listens intently about the workings of our Shrimptastic operation. Two students, Dylan & Jose, won Shrimptastic t-shirts. …  [Read More]

“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 has a spot at NewBo City Market which is now going to be a point of sale/delivery point for our Shrimptastic shrimp. …  [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!!     …  [Read More]

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 shrimp served at the Mid Winter Gala. …  [Read More]