Mushrooms and Truffles are fungi with exceptional nutritional value. A food that contains low fat and sodium, poor in calories but rich in vitamins C and D, iron, zinc, phosphorus, potassium, copper and selenium.
Mushroom proteins are of very high quality; all the basic amino-acids are present. So much better than the vegetable ones, the mushroom proteins are quite similar to the animal proteins.
Dried mushrooms contain all the nutritional and bio-active ingredients of the fresh mushrooms. The concentration per volume is 8 to 10 times bigger.
Many different kinds of mushrooms are indigenous in Greece. Most of them are cultivated and others are collected in the wild by professional collectors.