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.


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Mushroom sales grow, but production challenges loom


The U.S. mushroom industry is on pace for huge growth this year, but it also faces production challenges.

To-Jo expands mushroom production facility


To-Jo Mushrooms Inc., has expanded its production by enlarging its warehouse capacity.

Caruso president joins Country Fresh Mushroom


Jeff Busch, president of Caruso Inc., has left the company and taken two leadership positions at Country Fresh Mushroom Co.

Monterey Mushrooms tops $2.2 million in scholarships


This year, Monterey, Calif.-based Monterey Mushrooms plans to award $204,000 in scholarships for the 2014-2015 Carl Victor Fields Scholarship Awards.

Cascades rolls out new mushroom container


Cascades has introduced a new environmentally-friendly mushroom container.

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