Shrimptastic News

NICC Ag Classes visit NICC

Students from Dan Lee’s NICC Ag classes visited Shrimptastic on October 10th and 12th.  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

Check out The Dinner Bell!

Kelly Miller, owner & chef of The Dinner Bell, a fabulous restaurant & catering business in Denver, Iowa, recently featured Shrimptastic, LLC shrimp in his Bam Bam Shrimp appetizer at the 20th anniversary event for Silos and Smokestacks. The event featured Iowa grown products including pork, beer, wine, and now our shrimp! YUM!! Check out… [Read More]

2016 NE Iowa Annual Food & Farm Crawl

We were excited to participate in the annual northeast Iowa Food & Farm Crawl again on Sept. 17 & 18. It was so nice to visit with all those who stopped by! Drawing winners included: Julie Happel–gift basket and Scott Blasberg-UIU sports tickets. Congratulations to Julie & Scott and thank you to everyone who enjoyed the… [Read More]

Independence Senior Citizens Center

Sharon was asked to speak about Shrimptastic, LLC at the Independence senior citizens center on Sept. 13th. She is shown with Brenda, coordinator at the center.

Block Party at Unionland Market

John & Sharon Orr, Shrimptastic owners, enjoyed being part of the block party at Unionland Market in West Union on August 25. Read More

Shrimptastic Honored to be part of Upper Iowa University Award

For the first time in school history, Upper Iowa University Athletics was recognized by the National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators (NACMA) by taking home four “Best of” Awards at the annual convention. Read More