SALTED BABY SHRIMP (Acetes erythraeus Nobili)
Catching season starts from Dec to next Mar along the southern coastal line in Vietnam, and from Feb to Oct in Ca Mau (Mekong delta). The color of baby shrimp is pink , light pink in center and white in South. Estimately total catching volumn per year about 3000-4000 M/T in final dried and salted products .
The processing is so simple as to dry under the natural sun shine for 4-5 hours by putting thin layer of shrimp on net , but the point is to put the shrimp being dried on the net shelves at sea shore or on the concrete yards to avoid mixing sand in the shrimp and other kinds of foreign matters. One day sun dry only is the best solution to achieve the moisture around 18-20 % before cooling and selecting for foreign matters .
The normal shrimp size is about 1.5-2.0cm in length or in some case it reaches more than 2cm in length. Final packing for dried type is 10kg / carton or at buyer \'s request. The final products can be diversified from normal dried (white and pink colors), coloring and dried, boiled and dried, salted in brine depending on the exporting markets .
Style: Salted baby shrimp
- Length: 1.5-2.5 cm
- Ingredients: 75% baby shrimp, 25% salt
- Moisture: 25% max
- Packing: 25kg/plastic drum or at buyer \'s request
- Min order quantity: 100kgs