Portugal – the country where size matters

Shrimptails Magazine
Published on
May 24, 2019

Portugal’s coastline, fishing tradition, and colonial history have made this country an ideal seafood trade hub. Because of Portugal’s strong fishing tradition, it is now the E.U. country with the highest seafood consumption per capita at 61.5 kg and ranks third in the world behind Norway (66.6 kg) and South Korea (78.5 kg). It is well known that the Portuguese adore salted cod, or bacalhau. But what do we really know about shrimp in Portugal? One thing we can say with certainty is that the …

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