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.


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Basciani expands into blackberries


As it prepares to celebrate its 90th anniversary, Basciani Mushroom Farms, Avondale, Pa., is diversifying, adding blueberries to its offerings.

Companies customize, get creative to get items on menus


Fresh produce companies work hard to get their products onto restaurant menus.

Chefs incorporate ‘blendability’ concept


The Mushroom Council, San Jose, Calif., has set its sights on the foodservice industry this winter, where restaurants, distributors and even colleges and universities are promoting the taste and nutrition benefits of mushrooms, said Kathleen Preis, marketing coordinator.

To-Jo Mushrooms partners with Farm Star Living


Avondale, Pa.-based To-Jo Fresh Mushrooms Inc. has partnered with Atlanta-based Farm Star Living to increase consumer and social media engagement.

Publix recalls mushrooms after consumer reports glass in package


A consumer report of a piece of glass in a package of Publix Baby Bella Sliced Mushrooms spurred the retailer to recall an unknown number of packages of the mushrooms from all 1,077 of its stores.

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