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Nature Green, organic shiitake producer from Ukraine

Nature Green, organic shiitake producer from Ukraine

Published on Mar 05th, 2020
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Nature Green has recently established in Ukraine, in order to grow organic Shiitake mushrooms. “From the beginning, we have been focused on the production of premium quality organic mushrooms,” said Peter Sutherland, Sales Manager.

“We make our own first-class substrate in house to keep a consistent high-quality harvest, to do this we use the best organic raw materials, advanced techniques and cutting-edge equipment in our facility.” The production is certified with Organic Standards & Global Gap, ISO 22000:2005 and 9001:2015.

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Green light for UV-treated mushrooms

Green light for UV-treated mushrooms

Published on Jul 27th, 2016

Ultraviolet-treated mushrooms with increased vitamin D have been given the okay to be placed on the EU market under the EU’s novel food regulation.

The ruling came after a novel food application last year by Ireland’s Monaghan Middlebrook Mushrooms.

Innovation award win for Ecopouch mushrooms

Innovation award win for Ecopouch mushrooms

Published on Apr 28th, 2016

Ecopouch, a range of mushrooms cooked and packaged in their own juices with no additives or salt, has won the Innoval Award for Best International Innovation at Alimentaria 2016 for Dutch company Scelta Mushrooms.

The mushrooms can be stored for a long time and their juice makes the perfect 100% natural base for stocks and sauces, according to organisers of the international food and drinks exhibition, which ran April 25-28 in Barcelona

Green light for brown-resistant GMO mushroom

Green light for brown-resistant GMO mushroom

Published on Apr 22nd, 2016

A white button mushroom genetically modified so it turns brown more slowly – thus having a longer shelf life – is on track to being sold in the United States.

And the fact that the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has said it won’t regulate the mushroom as it does other genetically engineered (GE) modified organisms is seen as paving the way to the market for many more such products.

Limit proposed for lead in mushrooms

Limit proposed for lead in mushrooms

Published on Mar 21st, 2016

The maximum level (ML) for lead in fresh mushrooms would be set at 0.3 mg/kg under a recommendation to a FAO WHO Codex Alimentarius committee.

An electronic working group established by the Committee on Contaminants in Foods advises considering that limit in its report on proposed draft revisions of MLs for lead in various food products, including fruit juices and canned fruits and vegetables.

In its report, released in February, the group referred to analysis of a dataset comprised of about 600 samples of fresh fungi and mushrooms from 11 countries.

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