Making space for 'shrooms - Mushrooms demand more room at retail
- Jan. 21, 2020
Retailers have been giving more room to mushrooms in recent years as the plant-based trend drives interest in the produce department's favorite fungus.
"Mushrooms have shown growth over the past few years, and so as a result we have added linear footage to accommodate"
"It's fair to say mushroom allocation has nearly doubled in the last few years," "The fact that vitamin D is prevalent in muchrooms has really helped, especially with the millennial group"
"Mushrooms are also a top seller for vegan diets"
"I think you'll see the mushroom category continue to grow"
"Using self-facing mushroom mechanisms allows your entire display to look full all the time with only a minimal amount of product on the shelf at one time"
Article by Ashley Nichle, Produce Retailer