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.
A new packaging film has shown the promise of substantially increasing the shelf life of mushrooms and other commodities.
To-Jo Food Products Inc. has introduced a new meatball that is half ground beef, half mushrooms.
The San Jose, Calif.-based Mushroom Council plans to begin its annual “Swap it or Top it” summer promotion June 1.
Avondale, Pa.-based Country Fresh Mushroom Co. appointed Kirk Wilson as regional sales manager.
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