Large, Wild Gulf Shrimp caught in the United States, right out of the Gulf of Mexico.
Gulf shrimp have a mild, sweet flavor and a satisfying texture. They may be seasoned and steamed, poached, grilled, boiled, or sautéed.
What is a gulf shrimp?
Brown, white and pink shrimp are a triad of warm water animals known collectively as “Gulf shrimp.” Commercially important to both the United States and Mexico, Gulf shrimp are found along the southeastern U.S. coast, as far north as Maryland, and along the entire western Gulf, particularly on Mexico's Campeche Banks.
What is the difference between Gulf shrimp and regular shrimp?
While the simple explanation is that the former come from the Gulf of Mexico and the latter come from the Atlantic ocean, this is not the end of their definition. Indeed, Gulf shrimp are actually shrimp from warm climates while Atlantic shrimp are shrimp from cooler climates.