Tru Shrimp breaks ground for training and engineering center

Posted on Sep 19, 2017 by Food Processing

The tru Shrimp Company celebrated the start of construction on the new Balaton Bay Reef Training and Engineering Center in Balaton, MN. The training facility will be just one part of tru Shrimp’s plans to establish a shrimp production industry in the Midwest. The facility will hold a “reef,” a stack of the tanks tru Shrimp will use to raise marine shrimp inland. The Balaton Bay Reef will be capable of producing 65,000 pounds of shrimp a year, but its main function will be to test tru Shrimp’s production technology. tru Shrimp hopes to have the 12,000 square-foot facility open by next summer said tru Shrimp President Michael Ziebell at Monday’s groundbreaking festivities. Read more…

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