Approximately 90% of consumers do not know where shrimp come from. This explains why 85-90% of shrimp consumed in the U.S are imported farm raised shrimp. Gulf shrimping is a way of life for many families up and down the Texas coast and is a vital part of our Texas heritage.
Texas Shrimp Association (TSA) is a non-profit organization continues to develop strategies, educates consumers, lawmakers, press, environmental groups, and the public about the importance of protecting and growing wild-caught Texas Gulf Shrimp. Public awareness is the KEY to saving the importance of of Texas shrimp in this U. S. industry. Texas shrimp are firmer, sweeter, and have a depth of flavor that is unlike shrimp from any other region.
Contributions to the Texas Shrimp Association may not be 100% deductible as charitable contributions on donor's federal income tax return. While such contributions generally may be deductible as trade or business expenses if ordinary and necessary in the conduct of your business (a determination that should be made by your tax advisor) Membership and or donations are not refundable.