Mixed messages on Thailand’s shrimp farming recovery
October 16, 2017
Shrimp production in Thailand is continuing to recover and could increase by 5 percent this year, according to Rittirong Boonmechote, president of Thai Union Group’s global shrimp business. Conversely, Robins McIntosh, senior vice-president of CP Group, believes that the sector has stalled, and that as such the country will produce a little over 300,000 metric tons (MT) this year, which is the same as in 2016.
The two differing evaluations of Thailand’s shrimp product…