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Wood’s Fisheries launches initiatives on traceability, sustainability

Posted on: 04/14/2014

Wood’s Fisheries launches initiatives on traceability, sustainability -    Undercurrent News Wood’s Fisheries is embarking on new traceability and sustainability initiatives to assure customers of the quality and origin of it Gulf of Mexico products. The company has long held sustainability and traceability as top priorities, but these initiatives will make... Read More

Just Say No to Antibiotic-Infused Shrimp

Posted on: 09/10/2013

The Woods have been fishing in the sleepy Gulf coast town of Port St. Joe, Florida since 1860, and we have always been committed to providing the healthiest, freshest shrimp the Gulf can produce.  Along with that committment comes a fierce dedication to ensuring our shrimp are not touched by harmful chemicals or unnecessary antibiotics. This makes us a bit of an anomaly in today's shrimping... Read More

Wood's Fisheries is Florida's Only Commercial Shrimp Farm

Posted on: 08/1/2013

Gulf American Shrimp, a subsidiary of Wood's Fisheries, is the only commercial shrimp farm in Florida, and one of less than 10 in the whole United States. Our business dates back to the 1860's, and we're still going strong.  As such, we were proud to receive a write up on our shrimp farm in 850 magazine in 2013, which describes some of the process we go through to produce... Read More

Wood's Fisheries Article: Florida Monthly Magazine

Posted on: 10/1/2008

This article was originally published in Florida Monthly Magazine - October 2008 Modern Shrimp Farm on the Gulf Coast Gulf American Shrimp, LLC is a 300-acre shrimp farm located on the old M & K property in the Howard Creek area of Gulf County. Gulf American Shrimp has been in existence for four years and is in its third year of production. The shrimp farm is one of less than 10... Read More

Shrimp Harvest Magazine Article

Posted on: 11/17/2007

Down on the Farm - Shrimp Originally published in Shrimp Harvest magazine, November 15, 2007 by Tim Croft Size matters in farming even when the crop is a shrimp. So as Mark Godwin harvested one of his fields, uh, ponds on a recent cool morning, he observed his bounty with a mixture of pleasure and frustration from another lesson learned. The shrimp spilling from the white PVC pipe into... Read More

Nomination for Outstanding Farm Family

Posted on: 03/12/2007

Outstanding Farm Family Nomination! 2007 North Florida Fair We were nominated by Gulf County Extension Office to represent your area as a 2007 North Florida Fair "Outstanding Farm Family". Thank you, North Florida Fair! Read More

Shrimp News / Blog

Wood’s Fisheries launches initiatives on traceability, sustainabilit...

4/14/14: Wood’s Fisheries launches initiatives on traceabil... Read more

Just Say No to Antibiotic-Infused Shrimp

9/10/13: The Woods have been fishing in the sleepy Gulf coast town of... Read more

Wood's Fisheries is Florida's Only Commercial Shrimp Farm

8/1/13: Gulf American Shrimp, a subsidiary of Wood's Fisheries, ... Read more

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