( Courtesy Monterey Mushrooms )

Monterey Mushrooms has expanded organic production to meet demand.

“The mushroom category has seen sales growth of 3% over the last 52 weeks while organic mushrooms have seen close to 4.5% growth,” Mike O’Brien, vice president of sales and marketing, said in a news release. 

The company is highlighting its organic line July 11 at the Organic Produce Summit at booth No. 406.

The company’s organic line includes whites, baby bellas and portabellas, according to a news release.

“Organic are the fastest growing segment in the mushroom category and we expect that growth to continue,” O’Brien said in the release. “We invite organic buyers to visit our booth so we can share what we’ve learned helping our customers see double-digit growth in sales and profits.”

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