Statement From American Mushroom Institute President Rachel Roberts On U.S. Mushroom Availability

“The COVID-19 conditions that growers were responsibly adapting their cycles to in mid-March continue to impact mushroom availability today.”

Mushroom Volume Hits Record High; Prices Continue to Rise

January 17, 2020 American Mushroom Institute

Mushroom growers are entering 2020 with record sales volumes, increasing retail prices and solid demand for fresh mushrooms, according to the American Mushroom Institute.

J-M Farms Announces New Affiliation With Giorgi Mushroom Co. and Grupo Monteblanco Mb, S.A. De C.V.

January 7, 2020 American Mushroom Institute

“We could not be happier to have both Giorgi Mushroom and Grupo Monteblanco as partners in this project” stated Curtis Jurgensmeyer, President, J-M Farms.

U.S. Department of Agriculture Designates September National Mushroom Month

September 5, 2019 American Mushroom Institute

By Proclamation, signed by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Purdue, mushrooms are recognized for their “nutritional value and other outstanding attributes.” The Proclamation also encourages “greater appreciation and use of mushrooms.”

Statement From American Mushroom Institute on the 2019 USDA National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS) Mushroom Report

“There was a wholesale change in the way in which NASS collected and reported its data this year, making it impossible to compare the 2019 figures with previous years, and impossible to extract the analysis and conclusions we’ve long relied on the NASS for,” said
AMI President Rachel Roberts.