Published Monday, October 7, 2019

A scientific study that lasted almost 25 years has found evidence suggesting that the regular consumption of mushrooms may be related to lower chances of developing prostate cancer.


Why People Are Adding Mushrooms to Everything From Coffee to Smoothies

Published Thursday, August 22, 2019
Mushrooms not only taste delicious, but they’re also a nutritional powerhouse. While most people consume mushrooms in grilled, sautéed, or roasted form, a growing number of brands have come out with mushroom-based coffee, hot chocolate, and even matcha, as well as mushroom powder blends that you can mix into smoothies and juices. more»

Mushroom producers face rising costs

Published Thursday, August 15, 2019
American Mushroom Institute has reported that U.S. mushroom growers are facing rising costs. The Avondale, PA-based organization represents growers, processors and marketers of cultivated mushrooms in the U.S., as well as industry suppliers worldwide. The combination of issues contributing to the rising prices includes climate volatility, continued labor more»

These Fruits And Vegetables Are Predicted To Be The Next Big Trend

Published Monday, August 5, 2019
Before kale was kale, it primarily functioned as a decorative accent on the Pizza Hut salad bar. But that was before everyone learned of its antioxidant benefits, when people starting writing kale cookbooks and farm production of kale rose 60% between 2007-2012 to meet demand for the leafy green. Kale is not an anomaly in the produce section, as every once more»

Amazon Wants to Rule the Grocery Aisles, and Not Just at Whole Foods

Published Monday, July 29, 2019

SEATTLE — In early 2017, a memo circulated inside Amazon that imagined an ambitious new grocery chain. The document was written like a news release, a common practice for ideas being weighed inside the company, with the title “Grocery Shopping for Everyone.”

The new stores, the document envisioned, would have robust sections for produce, fresh food and prepared meals. Nonperishable products, like paper towels or canned beans, would be stored on a separate floor, away from customers. Shoppers could order those items with an app, and while they shopped for fresh food, the other products would be brought down in time for check out. There would also be an area to pick up groceries ordered online and to manage packages for delivery drivers.


Blended Burgers now on menus in all 50 states

Published Monday, July 1, 2019

For the first time ever, blended burgers are available on restaurant menus in all 50 U.S. states.


6 Surprising Mushroom Health Benefits for Your Skin, Brain, and Bones

Published Monday, June 3, 2019

Have you ever truly stopped to appreciate those little fungi peeking out from your spinach salad? You should — by eating more of them!

"Although white foods are often thought to be nutrient-poor, mushrooms are an exception," says Mitzi Dulan, RD, author of The Pinterest Diet. "They contain many minerals, like selenium, potassium, copper, iron and phosphorus, that are not often found in plant-derived foods."


Perdue Goes ‘Moose’ Hunting in Mushroom Country

Published Friday, May 31, 2019

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa. — Kennett Square might be a small town, but as Sonny Perdue found out on Thursday, national ag policies loom large over this center of U.S. mushroom production.

China is “the big moose on the table,” Perdue told local ag leaders at the Kennett Square fire hall in between visits to a mushroom house and the New Holland Agriculture headquarters.

The U.S. was making progress in trade negotiations with Beijing, including securing new farm product purchasing agreements, before the Chinese recently backtracked on some of their commitments, Perdue said.

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