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Japan: Japan's edible mushroom production reached 458,200 tons in 2016 - 2017-11-30 09:54:28
Japan is one of the largest edible fungus producing and consuming countries in the world. It is also recognized as one of the world's leading edible fungi. Japan's edible fungus ranks first in the world for its scientific research, facility-level production and industrialized cultivation of rare mushrooms. According to statistics, in 2016, the production of edible mushrooms in Japan reached 458,200 tons.
    It is understood that Japan Hokuto Corporation edible fungus company, established in 1964 in Nagano, Japan, accounting for 16% of Japan's market share, is currently the world's largest production scale of mushroom companies. In addition, Hokuto Corporation has four subsidiaries in Japan, the United States, Taiwan, Malaysia and other countries and regions. The company mainly produces white mushrooms, crab mushrooms, marigold mushrooms, grifola frondosa and shiitake mushrooms with an annual output of 77,000 tons Total sales of about 600 million US dollars.
Japan edible fungus plant cultivation mostly use bottle planting, production processes are all completed by the machine, high production efficiency, and reduce the labor intensity of workers, the main cultivars include Flammulina velutipes, Mushroom, Grifola frondosa, Crab mushrooms, Pleurotus eryngii, Hericium erinaceus, fungus, Ganoderma lucidum, Agaricus bisporus and Osmanthus, of which Flammulina, Grifola frondosa, Crab mushrooms, mushrooms and Pleurotus eryngii these five varieties in almost all industrialized cultivation mode, significant economic benefits.