Resin Prices Rising

Resin Prices Rising

The price of the polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) resins we use in our bags has been rising rapidly lately.  The recent winter storm in Texas shut down 80 to 85% of US PE and PP production leading to a loss of two billion pounds of production.  This, is in...
Unicorn Scissor Bag Clamp

Unicorn Scissor Bag Clamp

    NEW! The new UNICORNBAG SCISSOR CLAMP hermetically seals the opening of a mushroom grow bag or a spawn bag and eliminates the need for a sealing machine and all its problems. These clamps are reusable with a no hassle simple design. This allows your bags...
Helping Fight Cancer in the Amazon

Helping Fight Cancer in the Amazon

A few years ago I sent some bags to Ecuador to support efforts to grow mushrooms and produce tinctures to help fight a cancer epidemic in the Amazon.  I recently received this letter from Lexie Gropper of CoRenewal, formerly known as Amazon Mycorenewal Project.  More...
Recycling Bags

Recycling Bags

About 15 years ago, we devised a method to receive used bags and transform them into usable polypropylene scrap. It involved a receiving station which would receive used bags from our customers and make recycled resin pellets from the bags. It failed because we could...
President’s Letter – You Ought to Know

President’s Letter – You Ought to Know

In the late 1990s, mushroom growing bags were costing 35 U.S. cents per bag, so I started to develop a cheaper bag. Eventually it became our 14A. Unicorn 14A single handedly nursed the infant U.S. exotic mushroom industry. We tested our products by ourselves, first,...
Oxo-Biodegradable Bags

Oxo-Biodegradable Bags

As my previous post explained, our biodegradable bags (contact us to order them) use an additive that allows them to degrade by breaking down their chemical structure. Oxidation through heat or ultraviolet light leads to this degradation, rather than bacteria and...