Category: Crawfish in the News

Fair trade for Louisiana crawfish

Good afternoon, ladies and gents. Venerable Crawfish here. We have always held the notion that crawfish are best consumed fresh. By fresh, we mean a product that has never been frozen. To paraphrase Bubba Blue, if you like to eat…

‘Tis the season for CRAWFISH!

Dr. Greg Lutz, a top crawfish researcher for the LSU AgCenter, reports that it’s a bit too early to tell how good the crawfish season will be despite early reports that crawfish were coming out of the ponds and onto…

What president would you like to eat boiled crawfish with?

Crawfish Report wants to know: What president would you like to invite to your crawfish boil? I’d invite Jimmy Carter because he was a farmer and he knows exactly how difficult it is to be a crop to the table.…

Crawfish peelers trickling into state

Crawfish Report has reported several times this year that Louisiana crawfish peeling labor to produce crawfish tailmeat for restaurants and everyday consumers has been in short supply in 2015 because of unsettled national labor issues.Without an outlet to process oversupply…

TP continues its fascination with crawfish price

The Times-Picayune reported today that average price for a pound of boiled crawfish was $3.98 a pound. The price marked a drop of seven cents per pound from last week.NOLA.com reporter Todd A. Price continues his brilliant work covering crawfish…

Ragin’ Cajun Volleyball? Yep, crazy for crawfish

Members of the 2013 Ragin’ Cajun Volleyball squad are cray-cray for crawfish.The Ragin’ Cajuns mascot name of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is the coolest nickname in all of college sports.It’s currently #3 on Bleacher Report best names.

Crawfish boiling contest raises money for “Dreams Come True” charitable foundation

Sam Irwin, author of Louisiana Crawfish: A Succulent History of the Cajun Crustacean, was one of the crawfish boiling contest judges of the Dreams Come True crawfish boiling contest. “I’m glad the boys from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette…