Oyster Mushrooms, for example, retail for about $10/lb.
Typical splits are approximately:
Consumers buy at full retail = $10/lb
Retailers buy at half of retail. = $5/lb
Distributors/wholesalers buy at a quarter of retail = $2.50/lb
Growers keep anything from $10/lb to $2.50/lb
Learn all you can. You can start with these URLs.
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I simply found them online and hope they will be helpful to you.
- 2. safety
- 3. Oyster types
- 4. Oyster in straw
- 5. Oyster on aspen
- 6. CornellMushrooms.org
- 1 of 5 growing indoors
- 2 of 5 spawn & sawdust block
- 3 of 5 in a trailer
- 4 of 5 Oyster-straw
- 5 of 5 Incubation and Fruiting
- 7. Pasteurise methods
- 8. Harvesting
- 9. $ mistakes
- Various Mushrooms in buckets
- Oyster in buckets
Suggested Beginning Supplies
Pallets, Styrofoam sheets, Plastic bags or sheets, Tools, Bleach, Sealant/Paint, Straw or Wood, Spawn (Seeds)
A possible business approach is shown here: A Possible Income Projection