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Wild about wild mushrooms

313182_10150495536183140_273848328139_10669894_4973358_n.jpgLast week, the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food invited researchers and members of the media to lunch - and the banquet consisted entirely of delicacies from the North. It was a way of showcasing a lesser-known element of the Plan Nord - the development of so-called biofoods. Among the most promising - wild mushrooms.

Exports of the Matsutake mushrooms account for a $500 million dollar industry. The vast majority are exported to Japan. Pierre Chevrier tells us how the Plan Nord might change that in the long run.

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