Details Released for Shrimp Operation in Southwest Minnesota

Details Released for Shrimp Operation in Southwest Minnesota Photo: KSTP/ File

January 09, 2019 11:47 AM

A Minnesota company has announced details of its plans for a $50 million commercial shrimp production operation in the southwestern part of the state.
Balaton-based tru Shrimp says it plans a production facility in Luverne and a hatchery in Marshall. It also plans to renovate a vacant processing facility in Marshall to handle more than 8 million pounds of shrimp annually.

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The company also plans a training facility in Balaton for workers.
President and CEO Michael Ziebell says the operation is a step toward developing a large shrimp industry in Minnesota.


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