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.
Peeled Tail On
The "Peeled Tail On" or also called "PTO" for short is the terminology used internationally in trading and selling of processed prawn that has been shelled and with the tail section remaining.
16/20 stands for the size in this case its 16 to 20 pieces per pound, all peeled processed prawn specifications are usually specified in pound compared to the whole prawn specifications that specify in kilograms. These 16/20 are prawns in the size range of 28-23 grams per piece.
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" of the same number category.
Sustainability and Certification: Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC)