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Cultivation of mushroom in Tonga a success

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 24/06/2019

The owner of the ‘Oholei Beach Resort has proven that the cultivation and growing of mushroom in Tonga is a success. Simana Kami says he has seen impressive results from the project in cooperation with the Chinese government which began this year.

Meanwhile, the team leader of the group from China – Chen Bo elaborated on the health benefits of eating mushroom.

“Because the mushroom contains a lot of nutrients like amino acid and anti-cancer material. So all these are good for health. “

Chen also talks about why ‘Oholei was chosen as the location for mushroom cultivation and storage also the initiative of the project.

“Hina Cave because the temperature and purpose increase the production of mushroom to meet the demand of the local people for the healthy food.”

Some of the mushrooms harvested last week were on display at the Royal Agriculture Show last Saturday and most of them have been used at ‘Oholei’s dinner buffets.

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