Southern California's Largest Shrimp Market San Pedro Fish Market Featured on Media Reports on Shrimp and Lobster

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World famous San Pedro Ports O' Call landmark featured in reports on global trends in seafood markets.

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"People like shrimp and lobster a lot because as Americans become more knowledgeable about quality, freshness, preparation, and nutrition, demand continues to grow," said Mike Ungaro, VP, San Pedro Fish Market.

Recent changes in seafood production and tastes have driven lobster and shrimp prices to a historic situation where shrimp in many cases is actually more expensive than lobster.

And when the public is hungry for answers, media experts turned to the best place in California for insight into the market swings, San Pedro Fish Market and Restaurant, the Golden State's largest and holder of four Guinness World Records, including three for lobster.

"The reporter from the Orange County Register found us from Google searches on lobster, saw the records we set, and gave us a call," explained Mike Ungaro, Vice-President of San Pedro Fish Market and Restaurant. "We were honored to help let people know that shrimp consumption is up because people see how great shrimp is, while unfortunately the short term price is up because of issues where shrimp naturally grow."

The featured story in the Orange County Register Business section on how shrimp prices have moved higher and higher while lobster prices have remained relatively stable featured the staff and customers of San Pedro Fish Market in interviews and color photos.

"People like shrimp and lobster a lot because as Americans become more knowledgeable about quality, freshness, preparation, and nutrition, demand continues to grow," said Ungaro. "It's unusual that lobster is a deal right now compared to shrimp, but a lot more countries are fishing for shrimp this season, so I would expect prices are going to even out shortly. In the meantime, lobster is just awesome right now and a deal."

For more information on San Pedro Fish Market and Restaurant, go to their Facebook page at http://ow.ly/ob0xa.

About San Pedro Fish Market & Restaurant
Founded in 1957, San Pedro Fish Market & Restaurant has grown into a top rated destination on the LA waterfront whose seafood, Lonely Planet described by saying, “Seafood feasts don't get any more decadent than at this family-run harbor-view institution.” Routinely serving more than 10,000 diners each week, San Pedro Fish Market is also one of the most recognized brands in the frozen food section of premium and mass market supermarkets across the Southwest and Hawaii selling in four microwavable versions of our world famous shrimp tray. Just as at the restaurant and market, all ingredients are the freshest available and meant to be prepared and enjoyed directly in the kitchen with your favorite ice cold beverage. For more information, go to our website at http://ow.ly/obvmS.

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