American grocer Whole Foods has revealed its annual list of food and beverage trends for 2018. In June 2017, Amazon acquired Whole Foods. Whole Foods tapped into its global buyers and experts to determine...

Fresh produce producer Costa has announced a $60 million expansion for its mushroom production facility in Monarto, South Australia. The expansion will be supported by the South Australian state government...

Death Cap mushrooms in ACT poisoning incident not from Woolworths Death Cap mushrooms consumed by three people in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) over the weekend did not come from a Woolworths...

Australian ready-to-eat meal manufacturer Pitango will launch a new family sized 1 kilogram ‘heat-and-eat’ meal to their risotto range, available in Costco. Pitango said the new product is “made...

Autumn conditions have created ideal growing conditions for poisonous mushrooms, Victoria’s Chief Health Officer has warned. “People should avoid gathering wild mushrooms around Melbourne, in rural...

One of Australia’s leading fresh food marketing groups, Perfection Fresh Australia, has launched a new mushroom processing facility near Melbourne. Perfection Fresh Foods has forged a joint venture partnership...

At a conference in Melbourne today (Tuesday 12 June 2012), a leading Australian nutrition expert called for an urgent increase in Vitamin D to milk to be authorized by the government. At the conference,...

South Australian Agriculture and Food Minister Michael O’Brien said last night that moves towards vitamin D fortified mushrooms would bolster the South Australian mushroom industry, an important...

Research for vegetable industry body AUSVEG has found that pre-packed salads, tomatoes and mushrooms sell at up to five times the price per kilogram (kg) of other fresh vegetables. AUSVEG Communications...