Houdek – Prairie AquaTech, a leading company in the production of fermented plant protein for aqua feed, has joined the Sustainable Shrimp Partnership (SSP) as an associate member. This collaboration marks a significant step towards advancing responsible practices in the shrimp aquaculture industry.

The partnership between Houdek – Prairie AquaTech and SSP is rooted in a shared vision of promoting sustainable aquaculture production and minimizing the ecological impact of aquaculture operations. “Success in aquaculture is a real team effort,’’ stated Houdek CEO Mark Luecke. “From ingredient developer to feed mill to shrimp farm to feeding the world.”


Houdek – Prairie AquaTech has a firm commitment to creating high-quality, plant-based ingredients that help aquaculture producers achieve environmental, nutritional and business performance goals. Similarly, SSP is committed to transform the global shrimp aquaculture industry into one more responsible with people and the environment by proving that it is possible to produce shrimp of the highest quality while using safe methods for the environment.


“SSP warmly welcomes Prairie AquaTech to our dynamic association, embracing their expertise and shared dedication to driving sustainable aquaculture practices forward. By joining forces, we are confident that our collaboration will contribute significantly to the evolution of sustainable shrimp farming. Together, we can make a lasting difference in the industry and create a more sustainable future for shrimp aquaculture,” declared Pamela Nath, Director of SSP.



The Sustainable Shrimp Partnership (SSP) is a group of leading companies who are committed to transforming the future of shrimp aquaculture. Pioneered in Ecuador, members of the SSP are committed to achieving, and promoting, the highest quality products, produced to the highest social and environmental standards, through greater collaboration and transparency.