About Jeff Chilton
Jeff Chilton has been in the mushroom industry for over 40 years, is the co-author of The Mushroom Cultivator, and is President of NAMMEX, a company specializing in the production of medicinal mushroom products for the Nutraceutical, Functional Food and Nutritional Supplement Industry.
Entries by Jeff Chilton
Nammex, the premier North American supplier of Certified Organic Functional Mushroom Extracts, commissioned a survey of 10,000 people in the US on mushroom terminology that makes the consumer’s definition of what a mushroom is clear: it’s a mushroom. “We commissioned this survey as a logical extension of our campaign for clarity and accuracy in mushroom […]
Nammex, the premier North American supplier of Certified Organic Functional Mushroom Extracts, has filed a Citizen Petition with FDA requesting the Agency to address the mislabeling of dietary supplements and functional foods as “mushroom” or containing “mushrooms” when they contain other fungal parts, and do not contain “mushrooms” as claimed, or fail to disclose added […]
Cultivated Turkey Tail is Available for the First Time After three years of research and development, Nammex – an organic mushroom extract ingredient supplier – has achieved a breakthrough: Close to 80 tons of fresh Trametes versicolor, commonly known as turkey tail, have been cultivated and harvested for commercial purposes this year. With that, Nammex […]
This year our annual trip to China coincided with the 10th International Medicinal Mushroom Conference in Nantong, China. Here are some of the interesting new developments in the world of mushrooms, including cordyceps and morel cultivation.
Mushroom scientists from around the world gathered in Nantong, China, from September 19th-23rd, 2019, at the most recent ISMM conference on medicinal mushrooms. Sessions were divided into multiple categories: Biochemistry and Pharmacology, Nutritional and Medicinal Values, Biodiversity and Ethnomycology, and Cultivation. Jeff Chilton, founder of Nammex, elaborated upon his previous presentation at the International […]