Giorgio Foods, PA

 

Family owned since the 1920s – Giorgio

 

Debbie Beissel, Consumer Inquiries

 

Products:

Mushrooms – fresh, frozen, canned, mushroom products. Also sold as Brandywine and Pennsylvania Dutchman

 

Food safety:

Independent full R&D staff with advanced Food Science and Microbiology degrees

In-house Quality Assurance Group

 

Green:

Commendation from PA Dept. of Environmental Protection for "Environmental Friendliness"

 

Pesticide use:

IPM – pesticides only when necessary

Pest exclusion, natural pest control techniques

Shorter crop cycles

 

Other state or federal certifications:

IPM certified by Penn State and Univ. of Delaware