Our Product

Chitosan made from a controlled shrimp production process.

Enabled by breakthrough Tidal Basin® indoor aquaculture technology, our medical-grade chitosan is derived from pristine shrimp peels/shells with unprecedented quality and traceability. Our precisely controlled environment yields superior shrimp to produce superior chitosan that is naturally low in heavy metals and other impurities making trū Chitosan the best choice for your chitosan research or application.

USP-NF Conforming

meets all monograph requirements
set forth by US Pharmacopeia

GMP Compliant

adheres to manufacturing processes
required by US Food & Drug Admin.

Single-Source Chitosan

consistent, traceable supply with
Certificate of Origin included

Certified Quality

made from premium shrimp with
included Certificate of Authenticity

FDA-Registered Facility

meets International Organization for
Standards requirements (ISO 9001)

Produced in the USA

every step in the shrimp-to-chitosan
process occurs in the United States

  • USP-NF Conforming
  • GMP-Compliant
  • Certificate of Origin
  • Certificate of Analysis

Can be made according to required specifications for:


Molecular weight

Our Chitosan Source

Premium whiteleg shrimp.

All our raw exoskeleton material is sourced exclusively from trū Shrimp’s captive shrimp production, which raises high-quality shrimp in a controlled environment free from pollution, disease or antibiotics.

Our Parent Company

We’re a part of something bigger.

In partnership with our sister companies (trū Shrimp & trū Protein), we’re setting a new standard for shrimp production sustainability—delivering on our broader mission of environmental stewardship.

  • consumer shrimp product

  • medical-application biopolymers

  • high-protein pet food ingredient

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