Visit to Polar Shiitake

In March of 2019 Helsieni traveled to Rääkkylä, in Eastern Finland, to meet one of the biggest Shiitake producers of Finland: Polar Shiitake. The CEO, Markku Leppänen, showed us around his business which has been growing shiitake mushrooms since 1985. The process starts with grinding the raw material, in this case alder trees, to fine […]

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