IF YOU VISIT the A Liang Mushroom Garden in Taichung City, you will be greatly impressed by the high quality of the processed products from almost 50 mushroom species.
The place has become a favorite destination of agritourists who want not only to taste the different varieties but also to learn some of the important aspects in making mushroom production a viable industry.
The strategy, naturally, is to produce enough volume of raw materials for processing, as well as to discover various ways of processing, packaging, and marketing the products.
When you arrive at the place, you will be met by big volumes of stocks of dried mushrooms in big transparent plastic bags, one of which we were told to be worth at least R40,000 in Philippine money. Then there’s a lot of versions of vacuum-fried mushrooms for tasting. One of the favorites of our companions was the fried mushroom with wasabe.
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