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Shrimp Price 2022

Fall Shrimp Prices 2022

The Standing Fish Price Setting Panel released their Fall Shrimp decision and selected the FFAW’s price offer of $1.25/lb.  The average price of shrimp for Fall 2022 is $1.25/lb, depending on distributions (see below).  ASP had offered $1.00/lb.  These new prices became effective 12:00am Sunday, September 11, 2022.

2022 Fall Shrimp Price Distribution

Size Categories Price
2.0 – 2.9 0.428
3.0 – 3.9 0.722
4.0 – 4.9 0.883
5.0 – 5.9 1.044
6.0 – 6.9 1.230
7.0 – 7.9 1.318
8.0 – 8.9 1.411
9.0 – 9.9 1.546
10.0+ 1.587
$1.25

 

Summer Shrimp Prices 2022

The Standing Fish Price Setting Panel released its decision on the summer shrimp price and it selected the position of ASP. The average price for shrimp for Summer 2022 is $0.90, depending on distributions (see below). The FFAW position was an average price of $1.365.

Summer 2022 Price Distribution:

Size Categories Price
2.0 – 2.9 0.318
3.0 – 3.9 0.536
4.0 – 4.9 0.655
5.0 – 5.9 0.775
6.0 – 6.9 0.913
7.0 – 7.9 0.978
8.0 – 8.9 1.048
9.0 – 9.9 1.148
10.0+ 1.178
$0.90

 

Based on market conditions, the Panel selected the FFAW offer of $1.42/lb for the spring shrimp price (table below). Just a few weeks later and without any change in market prices, the Panel selected ASP’s offer of $0.90/lb for summer shrimp. FFAW strongly disagrees with this pricing decision and will pushing hard for companies to pay a fair market price to harvesters this summer.

Spring 2022 Price Distribution:

Size Categories Price
2.0 – 2.9  0.479
3.0 – 3.9  0.809
4.0 – 4.9  0.988
5.0 – 5.9  1.169
6.0 – 6.9  1.377
7.0 – 7.9  1.475
8.0 – 8.9  1.580
9.0 – 9.9  1.731
10.0+  1.777
 $1.42

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