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Examples of Mushroom Industry


CMP is one of Europe’s leading horticultural producer organisations, representing 90% of Irish mushroom production and growers. Our business is focused on developing a quality, sustainable and competitive industry in Ireland. We have a passion for excellence and determination to achieve a sustainable future for those involved with the Irish mushroom industry. We offer technical advice and assistance, packaging, training and on-farm investment.

Monaghan Mushrooms are one of the world’s leading mushroom producers. This video tells the story of how we produce over 1.8 million Kilos of mushrooms every week, for sale across Ireland, the UK, Europe and North America. It was filmed at our headquarters in Tyholland, Co. Monaghan in Ireland.


Mushroom growing and marketing division: Walsh Mushrooms are one of the largest suppliers of mushrooms to the UK marketplace. Our integrated supply chain ensures that we always deliver the highest quality mushrooms to our customers.


The Codd Family have been growing the finest quality mushrooms from their farm located in Tullow, Co. Carlow since 1989. Starting from a small growing shed, we now have progressed to a modern, purpose built mushroom production and packing facility.  We are the largest supplier of mushrooms into the Irish Market supplying the major retailers and food service sector.

Fancy Fungi Mushrooms began and has developed from a hobby in 1998 to a profitable enterprise. It is the only specialist in the region of cultivation, development and production of edible, exotic and gourmet mushrooms which go directly to wholesalers, restaurants, shops, markets and consumers around the country.

At Kerrigan’s Family Farm, we’re big on Mushrooms.  Nestled just outside the historical town of Kells, Co. Meath, Kerrigan’s Farm was established in 1981 as growers of quality mushrooms and still remains a family run farm to this day.  We grow and pack all of our own mushrooms and our dedicated, passionate team work towards exceptional quality standards in order to deliver best in class products.