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Mushroom Blend growing fast for colleges

The mushroom and meat blend trend is taking firm hold at campus eateries.

South Mill Champs updates retail labels

South Mill Champs mushroom labels have a new look.

Mushroom Council Oks $1.5 million for nutrition research

The Mushroom Council, Redwood Shores, Calif., is investing $1.5 million in nutrition research to look into the health benefits of eating mushrooms.

Monterey Mushrooms to bring vitamin D line to Fresh Summit

Monterey Mushrooms plans to feature its vitamin D mushroom line at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit in Anaheim, Calif.

Whole Kids Foundation teams up with Mushroom Council

The Mushroom Council, Redwood Shores, Calif., is partnering with the Whole Kids Foundation to promote The Blend.

Monterey Mushrooms awards 99 scholarships

Watsonville, Calif.-based Monterey Mushrooms awarded 99 academic scholarships totaling $239,000 to children of employees.
Sep 23, 2019 by Cristin Shepard #Awards, #People, #Mushrooms

The Giorgi Cos. invests in 'functional mushroom' company

The Giorgi Cos. Inc. has invested an undisclosed amount in FreshCap Mushrooms Ltd., which sells functional mushroom extract powders.

Mushroom Council to launch campaign for mushroom month in September

The Mushroom Council is launching a social and digital campaign, #MushroomADay, for mushroom month in September.

USDA mushroom report change surprises industry

The USDA's 2018-19 mushroom production report had some surprises for the industry, showing an 8% drop in both sales and volume, which at 846.5 million pounds is the lowest production since 2009-10.
Aug 23, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Mushrooms, #USDA

Organic segment growing in mushroom category

Organic mushrooms continue to account for an increasing portion of the category — 12%, to be exact — said Kevin Delaney, vice president of sales and marketing for To-Jo Mushrooms, Avondale, Pa.