In the last 10 years, the export of Polish mushrooms has doubled. Even during the pandemic, it is not diminishing at all, but changes are visible: Experts estimate that although sales of fresh mushrooms will decline this season, processed mushrooms - frozen or canned - will increase.
The value of exports is already estimated at nearly EUR 490 million. It is a developing market, the cultivation area and mushroom production in Poland are growing - every year by another 5000 tonnes. Last year, the harvest amounted to 340000 tonnes. Mushroom prices are stable. On wholesale markets, a kilogram is priced from PLN 6.5-8.
Germany, France and Denmark are the three main European buyers of Polish mushrooms. Of the third countries the UK is the most important importer of mushrooms.
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