Perfect growing conditions
All the familiar mushrooms you see in the supermarket are grown indoors, all year round. During the growing process, we recreate the conditions of a typical autumn morning. This is the time of the year mushrooms flourish. We carefully monitor and control the conditions inside our growing houses to create this perfect environment for growth.
We fill shelves in our growing houses with spawned substrate, which is then topped with a layer of peat. The mushroom spores begin to grow up through the substrate over the next 3 or 4 days. Our growing houses are equipped with the latest technology in mushroom production to ensure consistently high quality products.
All our mushrooms are handpicked using a unique one touch picking technique to keep our mushrooms in optimum condition. Mushrooms are placed directly into punnets and quickly cooled to help lock in freshness. All our mushrooms are picked to a certain specification and then graded to meet the standards of our customers. All of our expert harvesters complete twelve weeks of training to ensure that quality is never compromised.
Our mushrooms are then transported in specifically designed refrigerated trucks to our packing facilities. After the crop of mushrooms has been harvested, we reuse the substrate as a soil conditioner. The growing rooms are then washed and prepared for a new growing cycle.