The impact of inflation on mushroom growers

The impact of inflation on mushroom growers Across the world, inflation is rising and consumers are making changes to how they shop in order to accommodate rising costs. While inflation varies across different sectors, food is one area where it is being experienced at its most extreme. The impact that…

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International Women’s Day 2022

International Women’s Day 2022 International Women’s Day is here, and businesses all over the world celebrate the contribution made by females to their industry. We asked some women from across the mushroom industry to talk a bit about their personal experiences in an industry that is often thought of as…

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A brief history of the mushroom industry

The mushroom industry has been a feature of the Irish agri-food landscape for many years, just as the growing tunnels have. When the industry kicked off back in the 1990s – small mushroom farms seemed to pop up all over the countryside and many of us had our first part-time…

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Mushroom recipes for Autumn

There’s something about this time of year specifically that calls for the sort of wholesome, homecooked meals that mushrooms work perfectly in.

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All about…oyster mushrooms

Here at Mushroom PO, we believe that there’s a place for mushrooms in every meal, from a gourmet dinner to a Saturday morning fry-up. In this ‘all about…’ series we’ll look at the oyster mushroom, one of the lesser-known varieties that can add a new level of greatness to your…

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Welcome to our new General Manager.

We are delighted to announce that Chris McCallum has joined the Mushroom Producer Organisation as our new General Manager. Over the last two years, Chris worked as part of the Interreg VA funded Bryden Centre at Letterkenny Institute of Technology with a focus on bio energy. He worked on a…

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Mushroom recipes for Spring

Spring has finally sprung around here and we’re thinking of different ways to enjoy mushrooms, now that the days of warming soups for lunch and hot casseroles for dinner are over!  Mushrooms are versatile and work brilliantly with light, fresh flavours just as well as with the heavier dishes we…

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Mushrooms for Immunity

We all know that eating a diet rich in fruit and veg is essential for our immune system, powering us with the vitamins and minerals needed to fight infections and feel energised. But did you know that mushrooms contain some unique micronutrients that aren’t found naturally in any other food?…

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The opportunity for mushrooms in the plant-based revolution!

A few years ago, supermarkets started selling more plant-based products and we looked on with interest to see if this would just be a passing trend; a health-craze that would shortly disappear.  Mushrooms are an amazing addition to a plant-based diet, providing lots of important vitamins and minerals. Their meaty…

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Welcome to our latest member, J McCann Ltd Mushrooms

Mushroom PO are delighted to welcome our latest member to the Group, Jemmy McCann of J McCann Ltd. Jemmy grows fantastic shiitake mushrooms from his farm in the rolling Drumlins of Silverbridge, Co. Armagh. Mushroom farming is in the family business, Jemmy’s parents owned a mushroom farm for three decades,…

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