Stemming the tide

Stemming the tide

Restaurants battle high prices to bring customers back to shrimp

Shrimp has had a tough year. With farmed varieties hit by bad weather and disease, and wild domestic shrimp recovering from last year’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill, prices of the crustacean have been rising all year. Meanwhile, consumers have been tightening their purse strings, foregoing even small luxuries such as seafood.


Shrimp orders in restaurants have fallen by 3 percent in the year ended in June, continuing a trend of the past several years, according to consumer research f

All access premium subscription

Why Upgrade your account?


NRN is your one-stop source for foodservice news and business intelligence. Upgrade today and get unlimited online access to all breaking news, in-depth analysis, data and tools. This includes digital versions of NRN flagship reports (Consumer Picks, Top 200) as well as Same Store Sales Data Tables, Quarterly Industry Snapshots and more.


Questions about your account or how to access content?
Contact: Desiree Torres [email protected]

TAGS: Menu News
Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish