Northern prawns in brine

Northern prawns in brine Northern prawns in brine

The Northern prawn is a hermaphrodite and starts its life as a male; after 4-5 years it turns female. The species is mostly found in areas with soft, muddy sediment where temperatures range from 1-6°C at a depth between 150 and 600 metres. The prawns spawn in the autumn and the females carry the eggs until April/May when they hatch.

Packaging information

Packaging CU Total weight: 240g, drained weight: 125g
EAN code ES: 87 10319 505920; IT: 87 10319 300358
SAP ES: 401373; IT: 400377
Languages on pack ES or IT
Packaging MC 6 x 125g
Brand options Heiploeg
Cartons/Europallet 320 (20 layers x 16 plastic trays in shrink-wrap)


Scientific name Pandalus borealis
Origin North West Atlantic
Size 100-200 pcs/lb
Treatment Cooked and peeled
Storage 0-4°C
Shelf life 42 days from production
Use As ingredient and/or topping for salads, in pasta or rice dishes or as pizza topping
Preparation Ready to eat after draining
Composition 52% shrimp and 48% brine