Origin: South Vietnam
Farming Method: Extensively
Supplier & Distributor: Seatraceability, Inc.
Producer: BINCA Vietnam
These prawns are raised extensively in the mangrove forests of southern Vietnam with no external feeds, with a firm texture, and crunchy flesh. These pristine methods also ensure a very clean and sweet tasting prawn.
Head On Shell On
The "Head On Shell On" or also called "HOSO" for short is the terminology used internationally in trading and selling of whole prawn.
30/40 stands for the size in this case its 30 to 40 pieces per kilogram, all whole prawn specifications are usually specified in kilogram compared to the peeled specifications that specify in pounds. This 30/40 are prawns in the size range of 27-20 grams.
Real Count and Frozen Count
Prawns are usually sold with an industry norm of 20% glazing which is a protective layer of frozen water to protect the delicate prawn and retain its quality. "Real Count" refers to the sizing of the prawn made excluding the glazing and frozen count with the glazing making the "Real Count" the larger prawn compared to the "Frozen Count".
Sustainability and Certification: Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC)