Crawfish Prices Spike Because of Catholic Lent

As billions of Catholics worldwide practice lent, giving up meat has shifted demand towards seafood.

It’s the Lenten season for Christians across the world and with that, many have given up meat on Friday’s for the next 40 days.

As they fast from meat, seafood becomes a popular item in many homes.Shrimp, fish, and probably most people’s favorite— crawfish are hot items this time of year, but if you want those mudbugs this early in the season, be prepared to shell out a little extra for those shells and tails.Andre Leger, Owner at Chez Francois said, “That’s why the price is high. The demand is outrageous.”

Shrimp, fish, and probably most people’s favorite— crawfish are hot items this time of year, but if you want those mudbugs this early in the season, be prepared to shell out a little extra for those shells and tails.Andre Leger, Owner at Chez Francois said, “That’s why the price is high. The demand is outrageous.”

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