Mushrooms

Family overcomes Brexit mushroom setback with new direction

Family overcomes Brexit mushroom setback with new direction

A Co. Tipperary-based family that closed its mushroom business in 2016 as a result of Brexit, has just completed the...

August 28, 2021

Peat a ‘must’ for Irish growers until alternatives emerge

Peat a ‘must’ for Irish growers until alternatives emerge

Research must be applied to find alternatives to peat for the Irish horticultural industry – but in the meantime Irish...

July 13, 2021

Hackett warned of peat ban impact on mushroom sector

Hackett warned of peat ban impact on mushroom sector

Minister of State for land use and biodiversity Pippa Hackett has been warned of the impact the ban on harvesting...

June 8, 2021

Light at the end of the mushroom tunnel following Brexit disaster

Light at the end of the mushroom tunnel following Brexit disaster

Co. Offaly mushroom farmers whose 30-year-old business was devastated almost overnight in 2016, due to the UK’s decision to pursue...

May 28, 2021

Peat reserves to be depleted ‘by August or September’

Peat reserves to be depleted ‘by August or September’

A TD has said that reserves of peat in the country will be depleted “by August or September” which, he...

February 17, 2021

Ireland ‘must be allowed’ to mill peat for horticulture until viable alternative found

Ireland ‘must be allowed’ to mill peat for horticulture until viable alternative found

Research and innovation “must be applied” to find alternatives to peat for the horticultural Industry – but in the meantime...

February 16, 2021

A third of Irish people use supplements for daily vitamin dose

A third of Irish people use supplements for daily vitamin dose

New research has revealed that over a third of Irish people rely on vitamin supplements for their daily intake, instead...

November 26, 2018

Urgent response sought for beef and mushroom farmers

Urgent response sought for beef and mushroom farmers

Urgent government action is needed to counteract the serious damage being done to farming enterprises in the beef and mushroom...

August 31, 2017

Second largest mushroom supplier to the UK acquires Golden Mushrooms

Second largest mushroom supplier to the UK acquires Golden Mushrooms

The second largest mushroom supplier to the UK marketplace, Walsh Mushrooms Group, has acquired the business and assets of Golden...

January 24, 2017

‘Potential loss of jobs at Tipperary mushroom factory a direct result of Brexit’

‘Potential loss of jobs at Tipperary mushroom factory a direct result of Brexit’

The potential loss of 70 jobs today at Schiele and McDonald Mushrooms is a hammer blow to the local community...

August 31, 2016