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Let Your School Menu Speak to Consumer Trends this Semester

Give your students the homestyle dishes they crave with mushrooms this semester. Mushrooms are an on-trend ingredient in homemade comfort foods that are enjoyed by the whole family from pot roast to warming soups to tacos. The pandemic has changed our eating habits, and a recent study from the Hartman group provides key learnings.

January 7, 2021
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The Many Health Benefits of Mushrooms for School Meals

Mushrooms pack a powerful punch in a small package (probably like most of your students!). Not only do they lend deep flavors and interesting texture to dishes, they are exceptionally nutrient dense, meaning high in vitamins and minerals and low in calories. With school menus having tight guidelines for fat, calories, and sodium, having a no-fail option that is low in all three is ideal for school food professionals. Mushrooms are a seamless, nutritious fit for school menus – let’s dig into the reasons why!

December 2, 2020
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Local Produce Continues to Appear on Menus This Fall

Welcome back to a very different opening of our school year. As we move forward feeding the kids, we see local purchases continuing to rise. Some of this is driven by the increased availability of local products, and mushrooms are one of those items.

September 29, 2020
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Watch Mushrooms in Schools on First Taste TV

With this year’s trade show season curtailed due to the pandemic, the school foodservice industry is finding new ways to learn and connect – and we’re excited to announce how Mushrooms in Schools is part of the movement!

August 12, 2020
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Fresh Mushrooms: Prep Tips and Tricks

We’re offering some tips and tricks for speeding up production of your mushroom recipes, because who doesn’t love saving a little bit of time?

February 25, 2020
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