US Shrimp Consumption Unchanged in 2015 But Easily Maintains Number One Spot in NFI's Top Ten List
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by Michael Ramsingh - October 27, 2016
Shrimp, salmon and canned tuna continue to be the most sought after seafood species among US consumers according to the National Fisheries Institue’s annual list of the top ten most consumed seafood species.
According to the to 2015 edition of the NFI’s list, which is compiled from data reported in NOAA’s annual Fisheries of the United States report, Americans ate the same amount of shrimp in 2015 as they did in 2014 at 4 pounds per capita.
Salmon was once against the second ranked species on the list. But unlike shrimp, US consumers increased their salmon consumption over 3 percent to 2.879 pounds per capita...
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