100 grams of fresh mushrooms contain:
calories: 12; Vitamin B1: 0.1 mg, Vitamin B2: 0.44 mg, Vitamin B6: 0.06 mg, Vitamin C: 4.9 mg; sodium: 8 mg, potassium: 425 mg, calcium: 8 mg, phosphor: 125 mg, iron: 1.2 mg, copper: 0.4 mg, zinc: 0.4 mg
GLOBALG.A.P. is an international certification which guarantees a worldwide standard for good agricultural practices. Therefore, food safety and sustainability are the most important factors within the GLOBALG.A.P. certification.
If you would like to know more, have a look at the website of GLOBALG.A.P.
HACCP is a quality norm. It stands for Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points.
This norm is founded in space technology. Pillsbury, a large American food producer making part baked bread rolls, developed for astronauts. They had to be absolutely certain the food wouldn't make anyone ill.
IQF stands for Individually Quick Frozen.
Products processed like this still contain loads of vitamins and nutrients.
Blanching is a cooking process, wherein the mushrooms are scalded in boiled water. Afterwards they are shocked with cold water to halt the cooking process.
Sterilisation refers to the removal of all microorganisms and other pathogens from packaged or non-packaged foods by subjecting it to high heat.
Semi-preserved foods have not been sterilized. They are perishable and must therefore be consumed during a smaller timeframe and be stored in a refrigerated area.
Pasteurisation is a process in which packaged and non-packaged foods are treated with mild heat (<100 °C) to achieve food preservation and food safety.
The so-called E numbers are approved food additives. However, the "E" stands for the European approved food additives.
International, the food additives don't have an E in front of the number. For example: acetic acid is E260 in Europe, while in America it is called 260.
Umami is recognized as the fifth taste (next to salty, bitter, sweet and sour). It is a savory taste which compares really good to the other four tastes.
We would even dare to say that everything tastes better with umami!
The fungal threads (comparable to plant roots) that sprout the mushrooms.