Grits-Crusted Catfish with Tomatoes, Basil & Lemon

A sophisticated twist on a Southern classic – Our grits-crusted catfish packs the satisfying crunch of perfectly pan-fried catfish paired with the fresh, vibrant flavors of grape tomatoes, basil and lemon.  

Serves 2

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

2 Heartland Catfish Fillets 
2 Eggs 
2 Tablespoons Water 
Salt and Pepper, to taste 
¾ Cup […]

March 27th, 2018|

Heartland Catfish Company to Exhibit at SENA18

The Heartland Catfish Company team is heading to Boston for this year’s Seafood Expo North America from March 11-13. We’re excited to reconnect with professionals throughout the seafood industry and introduce newcomers to our unmatched catfish products.

As part of our 2018 exhibition, we’ll bring to the table our consumer-friendly vacuum skin-packaged products. This innovative […]

March 2nd, 2018|

Bring Catfish to the Table for Lent

With Lent just around the corner, it’s time for millions of Americans to find new ways to incorporate fish into their diets. Lent is a religious tradition observed during the 40 days before Easter. During this time, many Christians choose to abstain from eating red meat, either on Fridays or throughout the entirety of […]

February 12th, 2018|

New Study Suggests Eating Fish May Make Kids Smarter

A recent study published in Scientific Reports suggests greater fish consumption can have significant benefits for children. According to the study, children who ate fish at least once a week scored almost 5 points higher on IQ tests than children who seldom or never ate fish. Even children who occasionally ate fish scored an […]

January 10th, 2018|

USDA Invests in Research to Improve Domestic Aquaculture

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) recently announced grants to support the development of environmentally and economically sustainable aquaculture in the U.S. These awards were made through the Aquaculture Research Program authorized by the Competitive Special and Facilities Research Grants Act, administered by NIFA.

“By 2030, it’s estimated […]

November 8th, 2017|

Delta Aquaculture on the Rise

The catfish are biting. The industry that began in 1959 in Yazoo County has seen its share of peaks and valleys in its economic pond. In its heyday of the 1970s there were more than 100,000 acres of catfish ponds scattered across three states.

But with the high cost of feed and other inputs combined […]

October 11th, 2017|

MSU store offers frozen catfish fillets to shoppers

Frozen catfish fillets have joined Edam cheese, ice cream, muscadine juice, peanuts, beef and more in the lineup of local products for sale in the Mississippi State University Cheese Store.

Starting March 30, shoppers can buy 4-pound boxes of frozen, U.S. farm-raised catfish in the cheese outlet, also known as the MAFES Sales Store, operated […]

April 7th, 2015|

Catfish Continues To Swim To The Top

The Census of Agriculture is the most complete account of U.S. farms and ranches and the people who operate them. Every Thursday USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will highlight new Census data and the power of the information to shape the future of American agriculture.

Mississippi, commonly called the “Magnolia State”, has long been one […]

April 1st, 2015|

Accurate Labeling of Catfish Is the Law

May 29, 2014 – As seafood imports grow, mislabeling of seafood products in restaurants is becoming common. Studies by media and consumer organizations find that as much as 25 to 50 percent of seafood is mislabeled.

Accurate labeling of catfish and catfish-like species is required by law. The Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act defines […]

May 29th, 2014|