South Korea: Second export to the U.S. of Shiitake mushrooms from Seosan, South Chungcheong Province

Shiitake Mushroom
Published Apr 17, 2024

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Shiitake mushrooms from Seosan, South Chungcheong Province, are making their way to the U.S. market, with a recent export deal valued at 10 million won facilitated by Jeongdam Co., Ltd. This follows a successful shipment last October worth 7 million won. Jeongdam's cultivation process, which uses bedrock water and domestic oak sawdust, ensures that the mushrooms are free from pesticides and GAP certified. The latest batch is expected to reach the U.S. by early May. The Seosan Agricultural Technology Center is actively working to promote the city's agricultural specialties abroad, showcasing the high quality of local produce.
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Shiitake mushrooms from Seosan, South Chungcheong Province are meeting American consumers one after another. The city recently announced that it would export shiitake mushrooms worth 10 million won to the United States through Jeongdam Co., Ltd., an agricultural corporation. The city also exported shiitake mushrooms (worth 7 million won) to the United States in October last year. Jeongdam is cultivating shiitake mushrooms using bedrock water 150m underground that meets drinking water standards and domestic oak sawdust. It is said that various efforts are being made, such as being pesticide-free and obtaining GAP certification. This export volume is scheduled to arrive in the United States in early May. Kim Kap-sik, director of the Seosan City Agricultural Technology Center, said, ...
Source: Agrinet
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