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What does it mean when prawns turn black?

Asked: Jason Michaud, Date Created:

Black spot occurs when the shell on the shrimp begins turning black within hours or days after harvesting. This darkening is due to an enzyme process causing oxidation in the shrimp, just like in cut apples. It's not harmful or indicative of spoilage, but it's not attractive.

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