National Food day

Celebrate #nationalfoodday by Preparing some Hokto mushrooms this Evening!

Here at Hokto, we strive to grow the best possible mushroom available. This starts from the type of growing medium we use, to the packaging.

The Hokto Kinoko Company’s mushrooms are always 100% USDA Organic, thus making them a perfect addition to any healthy meal.

For more information visit Why Hokto 


GMP Audit/ HACCP Certificate

We are proud to announce that our Food Safety Program is now in compliance with a HACCP (Hazard analysis and critical control points) Certificate through GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) auditing.

By being GMP compliant we demonstrate the highest standards when it comes to Traceability, Pest Control, and Microbial Testing in the on-going effort to ensure the best quality of  mushrooms from our facility to your table. 


Food Safety & Hokto Mushrooms

America’s food supply is among the safest in the world, yet recent salmonella outbreaks in eggs have some people wondering about what foods are safe to eat and what to do to avoid food-borne illness.

Today’s blog takes a look at foods with the lowest risk and includes tips on how to handle and prepare food to keep contamination at an all time low.

The FDA estimates that there are more than 76 million cases of food-borne illness annually, meaning making wise food choices and taking simple precautions can lower the risk dramatically. The best way to avoid food-borne illness is to prevent it. Foods most likely to cause food poisoning include raw or undercooked meat, poultry and fish, and unpasteurized milk.

Continue reading “Food Safety & Hokto Mushrooms”

Leslie Kay, MS, RD Collaborates with the Hokto Kinoko Company

The Hokto Kinoko Company is working with Leslie Kay, a registered dietitian, author and frequent presenter on the various topics of food and nutrition. Leslie’s specialty area is working with clients and patients that want a more natural approach to better health by increasing foods in the diet that contain unique properties that help to prevent or manage an illness or disease. This professional collaboration is a perfect fit for both parties. Mushrooms are emerging as a food that contains numerous compounds that may help to manage blood sugar levels, high blood pressure, improve immune function and maybe even lower risk for allergies. Plus they taste good, which is an important selling point in getting people to actually eat foods that are good for them! Visit Leslie’s blog to learn more about the nutritional benefits of Hokto’s mushrooms and learn a thing or two about good health!

The Hokto Kinoko Company Partners with Jaden Hair of Steamy Kitchen

Jaden Hair is a television chef, food columnist and award-winning food blogger at Steamy Kitchen. Her culinary consulting and public relations partnership with the Hokto Kinoko Company includes recipe development and dish photography, routine promotions via social media outreach (Twitter, Facebook, etc.), and introducing Hokto’s mushrooms to prominent food bloggers in key markets. Each recipe that Jaden creates for Hokto will be featured on and

Jaden’s first cookbook, The Steamy Kitchen Cookbook: 101 Asian Recipes Simple Enough for Tonight’s Dinner, launched Fall 2009. You can watch her cook twice a month on Daytime Show, syndicated in 120 markets. Jaden is a food columnist for Discovery’s TLC and for Tampa Tribune. She’s addicted to Twitter, and is pretty good at Twittering. Jaden has been featured on the Today Show, CBS Early Show, Martha Stewart Living Radio,,, and was just featured in a 3-page spread in February 2010 issue of Parents Magazine.

Check out Jaden’s Hokto mushroom recipes on our blog, “Recipe Talk.”