The Vietnamese American Commercial Fishermen's Union, the VACFU was established on December 3rd, 2002 in New Orleans, Louisiana as a cooperative effort to market our member harvested shrimp throughout the USA. The 500 boat owning members of the VACFU live near the coast in 5 Gulf states; Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas.  Prior to the BP oil spill our members harvested up to 50,000,000 pounds of shrimp a year from the Gulf waters. Our wild-harvested shrimp is commercially available through out the Country under our Brand: Shrimper Pride, Daily Catch, New Orleans Shrimp House and Home Chef Choice.