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These five trends will drive mushroom sales in 2021

As 2021 approaches, there are multiple signs mushrooms will be one of the top trending foods for the year ahead.

Blended Burger Project chooses top home cook in summer promo

The Mushroom Council and Bon Appétit magazine chose an Atlanta woman’s Chili Maple Brunch Burger for the second annual Blended Burger Project: Home Edition.

Mushroom Council celebrates September as Mushroom Month

The Mushroom Council, Redwood Shores, Calif., is spotlighting different varieties throughout September, the 30th annual Mushroom Month.

New ‘breathable’ bags protect Basciani Foods mushrooms

Basciani Foods Inc., Avondale, Pa., which has been searching for a bag to protect and extend the shelf life of mushrooms for years, is now shipping foodservice packs in bags.

South Mill Champs adds Loveday Mushroom Farms to company

Canadian grower Loveday Mushroom Farms has joined Kennett Square, Pa.-based South Mill Champs.

FDA declares deadly listeria outbreak from enoki mushrooms over

An outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes linked to enoki mushrooms that spanned more than three years and led to four deaths appears to be over, according to the Food and Drug Administraton.

Produce sales remain elevated over Memorial Day weekend

The latest data from IRI show that fresh produce sales have stayed at higher-than-usual levels, though not quite as high as in previous weeks.

Mangoes see major interest on PMG

Haitian mangoes maintained their lead on The Packer's PMG the week of May 11, and the overall mango category climbed from No. 4 to No. 2.

Mushroom shortages expected for up to 10 weeks

Retailers can expect shortages of mushrooms for the next six to 10 weeks, as mushroom production catches up to shifts in demand brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mushroom momentum continues amid COVID-19 crisis

Mushrooms, like many items in the produce department, have seen significant sales in recent weeks compared to the same weeks in 2019 as the coronavirus crisis continues to unfold.