Nowy Hercules

Another headfiller came to its new owner

Mushrooms grow throughout the year – in winter it’s harder, but thanks to The Fillers machines everything goes right in every situation. Systems for belts and oil heating installed in “Hercules” headfiller makes it unstoppable even for freezing cold.

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Weak sterling and Irish problems

As Gerry Reilly moves from one of his 50-foot mushroom farm units to another, he constantly checks the currency tracker xe.com to see if the pound is still falling.

Since the Brexit vote in June and sterling’s plunge against the euro, the Irish mushroom industry has taken a hammering.

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Diabetic-Friendly mushrooms

If you think about that very long, you might not feel as inclined to eat one. But that would be a mistake. Mushrooms are very nutrient dense, and mushrooms are a wonderful addition to a healthy diet. Learn why mushrooms are a dieter’s friend and why mushrooms are a diabetic-friendly “vegetable”. Diabetic friendly

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CAC-ing module in Hercules Headfiller

Why the CAC-ing technique is so important?

The CAC-ing technique (means Compost Added at Casing) involves the application of small amounts of fully colonized by the mushroom mycelium, (3rd phase) compost to the casing soil. The technique was developed in Ireland during the 1960s and reported for the first time in 1972 by MacCanna and Flanagan.

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Mushroom Movember!

Mushrooms are king! That says a cancer specialist who has found just 100g a day is a major line of defence for our bodies. Dr Shiuan Chen, who has discovered mushrooms contain natural aromatase inhibitors which he links to a reduced risk of breast and prostate cancer, was in Adelaide to speak to an Endocrine Society of Australia meeting. Dr Chen said one large fresh mushroom, or about 100g, raw or cooked in any way, was beneficial because it is the chemicals in mushrooms that have the effect on hormones, and these remain stable regardless of the cooking method.

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Global Mushroom Market to reach USD 59.48 bln in 2021

Mushroom market forecast.
According to a new report from Zion Research, global demand for the mushroom market, which was valued at over USD 35.08 billion in 2015, is expected to reach above USD 59.48 billion in 2021, and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of slightly above 9.2% between 2016 and 2021.

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