These funky, flavorful fungi continue to have a solid following. The likelihood of a specialty mushroom purchase inched up one percentage point from Fresh Trends 2012.
To-Jo Mushrooms is building its sales and marketing department with new staff members.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has named three producers to the San Jose, Calif.-based Mushroom Council.
Gourmet Mushrooms Inc. has added a traditional Japanese shiitake mushroom variety to its product roster.
Research at Penn State University attempts to minimize how federal produce safety standards might affect the mushroom industry’s growing practices.
Nutritional benefits were the focus of a Mushroom and Health Summit in Washington, D.C., for about 200 researchers, academics and government and industry representatives.More Packer Stories for Mushrooms (specialty)