Homegrown Shrimp opens Florida RAS operation

HGS Opening

CPF company officially opens its first shrimp farming facility in the United States

Homegrown Shrimp USA (HGS), part of Thailand-based Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF), has officially opened its first shrimp farming facility in the United States.

The recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) farm in Indiantown, Florida, produces Pacific white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) and includes a hatchery established five years ago that has been producing and selling shrimp post-larvae to shrimp farmers in several countries around the world. 

It also now comprises a newly-finished indoor grow-out facility, which recently started operations. 

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