MUSHROOMS

Mushrooms were on the move this year, as nearly half of all Americans put the spongy vegetable into their cart. The fungi climbed from the No. 15 vegetable last year to the No. 12 veggie in Fresh Trends 2013, and the likelihood of a mushroom purchase inched up one percentage point from last year.

 

More data for Mushrooms


Packer Stories

Basciani expands into blackberries

07/21/2014

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

07/18/2014

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

Chefs incorporate ‘blendability’ concept

07/18/2014

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

07/08/2014

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

Mushroom Council launches display contest

06/04/2014

Look for innovative mushroom displays encouraging consumers to “Swap It or Top It” through the end of June in the Mushroom Council’s inaugural retail display contest.

More Packer Stories for Mushrooms

 

 

 


Feedback Form
Leads to Insight