LSU-based Sea Grant Helps Catfish Processor with $7 Million Grant

January 25, 2023

a catfish on iceWith the help of Louisiana Sea Grant and the LSU AgCenter, Guidry’s Catfish and Processing Inc – the largest catfish processing facility in the state – has received $7 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture grant funds to expand its operations.

“We hope that this expansion will create new jobs,” co-owner Cherrie Guidry said. “This money will allow us to continue to provide quality seafood products and create new revenue sources in the local community.”

LSU is working to improve outcomes for Louisiana farmers, ensure food security for every person in our state, and serve as a leading provider of innovation and education for the nation. 

Learn more about the USDA grant