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Byline: Izwan Ismail
IZWAN ISMAIL looks into how information technology is used in shrimp farming to meet international demand and standards SHRIMP aquaculture is a multi-million dollar business if you do it right. It's not just about rearing shrimps and selling them when they are fully grown.
Shrimp farm company Blue Archipelago Bhd chief executive officer Shahridan Faiez says: "Local shrimp farmers will not be able to penetrate the overseas market if they stick to the traditional way. The big market today and international buyers want more than just good quality shrimps.
"They want to know the whole process - from the time the eggs are laid to the stage the shrimps are packed. They want to be able to keep …