Mushrooms blend perfectly into new dietary guidelines

Published Tuesday, January 5, 2021
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Agriculture 2020-25 Dietary Guidelines for Americans aim to “Make Every Bite Count.” Mushrooms, classified as a vegetable in the DGA, are uniquely positioned to reach this goal as they are a nutrient-dense food that is low in calories and sodium, have no fat and provide more»

Adidas to Launch Plant-Based Shoes Made from Mushroom Leather

Published Monday, January 4, 2021
If the only thing keeping you from accomplishing your New Years Resolution to get more exercise is a new pair of running shoes, then you’re in luck: Adidas has just announced that it is developing a line of shoes made from mushroom-based leather. Created using mycelium, Adidas’ newest “leather” will join the brand's line of more»

Mushrooms Are Considered to Be the Most Sustainable Vegetable Here's Why

Published Friday, January 1, 2021
Although abiding by a vegan or predominantly plant-based diet is easily considered to be one of the most sustainable ways of life, certain plant-based foods are more sustainable than others. Growing and harvesting olive oil is significantly more sustainable than producing palm oil, for example, while certain types of fruit agriculture has a lower impact more»

Kroger shares the top 10 trending foods of 2020, predictions for 2021

Published Monday, December 21, 2020
Based on year-over-year sales growth across Kroger's business, including nearly 2,800 retail stores and pickup, delivery and shipping, the trending foods and beverages of 2020 included: Zero-calorie soft drinks. Four-cheese Mexican blend shredded cheese. Flavored potato chips (hot and spicy, regional flavors and meal-inspired varieties). Sauvignon blanc more»

Mushrooms strong despite loss of foodservice in pandemic

Published Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Despite the bottom dropping out of the restaurant industry as businesses closed in response to the spread of the coronavirus this spring, mushroom companies saw volume drop just 2% for the year that ended June 30. The U.S. Department reports that 816, 367 pounds of mushrooms were shipped for the year ending in June, and the value of sales rose 3%, to $1.15 more»

How the lowly mushroom is becoming a nutritional star

Published Saturday, July 25, 2020
Robert Beelman, Yahoo News Mushrooms are often considered only for their culinary use because they are packed with flavor-enhancers and have gourmet appeal. That is probably why they are the second most popular pizza topping, next to pepperoni. In the past, food scientists like me often praised mushrooms as healthy because of what they don’t more»

Specialty Mushrooms: A growing niche market

Published Friday, July 24, 2020
By Alice Mannette, The Hutchinson News By day, Eric Myers works for the U.S. Air Force, but in the evening — when he is not deployed — he has another passion. Myers grows and sells specialty mushrooms across the United States. Myers’ passion for growing specialized mushrooms — oyster, shiitake, lion’s mane and reishi — more»

Why the U.S. mushroom business is migrating to Canada

Published Thursday, July 23, 2020
By Joe DiStephano, The Philadelphia Inquirer One of the largest U.S. mushroom growers, based in southern Chester County, plans a major expansion — in Canada, which has been growing more mushrooms and exporting to grocers in the U.S., where production has declined in recent years. Kennett Square-based South Mill Champs, a major supplier to both more»
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