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Specialties, The Blend stoke mushroom sales

The Blend plays a big part in the marketing of fresh mushrooms, but packaging, nutrition and utility contribute.

Monterey Mushrooms focuses on nutrition education

Monterey Mushrooms launched a campaign to educate retail dietitians and shoppers about the importance of vitamin D to overall health and sharing tips on how to get more vitamin D by eating mushrooms.

Mushroom markets see strong demand after holidays

The run-ups to the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays are peak sales periods for mushrooms, but there’s a post-holiday run on the product, as well.

2020 Organic Fresh Trends Data: Mushrooms

Sales of organic mushrooms increased from 2017 to 2018, up nearly $13.5 million from 2017 to 2018.

Mushroom Council asks consumers ‘What’s your sign?’

The Mushroom Council, Redwood Shores, Calif., is asking consumers “What Your Sign?”

Produce from the sky drops to celebrate the new year

Boise has the Idaho Potato Drop, Vincennes, Ind., has a watermelon drop, Kennett Square, Pa., drops a giant mushroom and now Yuma, Ariz., has a unique way to celebrate New Year’s Eve.

Changes to reporting methods cloud mushroom statistics

The volume of sales for the U.S. 2018-19 mushroom crop is pegged at 846 million pounds, down 3% from last season in comparable states, according to a December report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Monterey Mushrooms shines light on vitamin D-enriched products

As the Food and Drug Administration phases out vitamins A and C on nutrition labels in favor of vitamin D and potassium, Monterey Mushrooms is reminding consumers that mushrooms are a source of vitamin D.

There’s nothing like mushrooms for the holidays, Monterey says

Watsonville, Calif.-based Monterey Mushrooms has a new e-cookbook designed to help home cooks freshen up their holiday menus with plant-based recipes for appetizers, sides and beverages.

Growers join the Mushroom Council

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has appointed three members to the Mushroom Council, Redwood Shores, Calif.
Dec 10, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Mushrooms