ABOUT Coldwater Shrimp

Pandalus borealis

The icy, pristine waters of the North Atlantic are a natural home for an abundance of coldwater shrimp. Also referred to as Northern Shrimp, coldwater shrimp are prized for their distinctive rich flavor, delicate sweetness, and juicy and firm texture. Nova Scotia coldwater shrimp are harvested from the cold, clean, pristine waters along the coast of the province and shipped all over the world.


Nova Scotian coldwater shrimp are harvested using the latest technology and methods to maintain the highest quality product under the highest standards of sanitation, hygiene, and quality control. The province’s shrimp processing facilities are registered to meet international quality assurance standards, ensuring you receive a healthy, safe, and high-quality product.


Nova Scotia’s mobile gear shrimp fishery is certified sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) program, the world’s leading certification and eco-labelling programs for wild and sustainable seafood.


Nova Scotia’s coldwater shrimp comes packaged in a wide selection of products and sizes, frozen and processed for consistent quality, including:

  • Cooked and peeled

  • Whole, cooked

  • Whole, raw

  • Other specialty products 

Nutrition facts

SERVING SIZE (100 grams)

Calories 106
Total Fat 2g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat
Cholesterol 152mg
Sodium 148mg
Total Carbohydrate 1g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Protein 20mg

Region of Origin

Region of Origin for Coldwater Shrimp