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Fungi-based protein that upcycles food waste

Fungi-based protein that upcycles food waste

Scientists have developed a technique to cultivate a fungi-based food product that could serve as a healthier, high-quality tasting, and greener alternative to plant-based protein. The protein is cultivated from fungi that grow on a base of nutrient-rich food waste,...
Why is mushroom growing in the US and Europe different?

Why is mushroom growing in the US and Europe different?

The first European cultivated mushrooms were grown in 1650 in France, while the first American ones were in 1892 in Pennsylvania. While the strategies for mushroom growing differ between continents, differences are becoming fewer as American growers look for...
Coping with labour shortages for mushroom picking

Coping with labour shortages for mushroom picking

Harvesting has become the biggest problem facing the mushroom industry. In this third article of a series that chronicles the unique challenges of the mushroom growing industry, Daniel Dajewski from Agro-Projects tells us why. The prospect of extremely monotonous work...
Coping with labour shortages for mushroom picking

Five good reasons to build a mushroom farm

Considerations for expanding mushroom cultivation efforts ultimately come down to return on investment. The costs involved in building a modern mushroom farm are arguably greater than setting up in tomato or cucumber production. Mushrooms need specially designed...
Straw season 2022

Straw season 2022

For our mushroom compost production, we use nearly 50-55 thousand tons of straw every year. Find out how the collection takes place and what we do in summer in the straw season in the following video: 
Mushrooms show promise to improve feed efficiency in pigs

Mushrooms show promise to improve feed efficiency in pigs

Researcher believes mushrooms could prove more effective than seaweeds in replacing antibiotics. Are mushrooms the next big thing in animal feed? A researcher in Dublin believes they may hold more promise than seaweed as a feed additive, after a series of experiments...
Precautional instructions at our sites

Precautional instructions at our sites

At our farms in Áporka and Ócsa, our primary goal is to protect the health of our employees. To this end, we provide everyone with hand disinfectant and, if required, mouth masks and gloves. From our colleagues exposed to the risk of infection, we sent home those over...