Mushroom Growing

According to industry trade sources, Mushrooms are the 6th most valuable horticultural crop grown in Australia.

Despite its mushrooming growth however, it’s one industry prone to constant bacterial and hygiene issues. Not to mention escalating food safety standards.

For these reasons Zychem Technologies has seen a vigorous uptake of its chlorine dioxide (ClO2) derived products and dispensing methods.

These innovative products mean today’s mushroom farmer can proactively wipe out pathogens and bacteria WITHOUT any chemical residue to the harvested product.

Regulatory approvals as safe to use on food and around humans.

APVMA approval.

Instantly kills bacteria, pathogens, mould and other microbial loads which are present at harvest and which can spread to contaminate entire harvests – Achieved without the use of outdated and carcinogenic methods like formaldehyde or chlorine.

Mitigates storage contaminations which might trigger crippling product recalls.

Improves mushroom shelf life and storage life.

simple onsite DIY applications.

Pesticide free, no chemical residue or interference with mushroom growth or taste.

These enviable outcomes are achieved with a choice of Zychem Technology products:

Our Zydox formula is added to farming irrigation waters to control bacterial blotch and other pathogens.

Our Zydosan hard surface cleaners are most suited for food touch surfaces such as picking baskets, storage areas and food grade conveyer systems.

Our patented Gas Infusion Technology (GITA) has been deployed in Australian mushroom farms for over a decade, to disinfect mushroom sheds at the end of each growing cycle or batch.

Rinsing with activated chlorine dioxide after picking is also a proactive way to kill surface bacteria and microbes that would otherwise cause food spoiling and cross contamination.

Chlorine dioxide products are in mainstream use for many other horticultural and food processing applications.

Let the Zychem Technologies Team assist you in how its chlorine dioxide derived range of products and services can assist your farming or horticultural productivity.

Why You Will Want To Use Zychem Technologies to Address All Your Sanitation Needs

We Innovate

If the right solution doesn’t exist, we’ll create it! Zychem has a long history of innovation and has developed a number of patented solutions to meet client needs, including proprietary gas infusion technology that has been used for more than 10 years. In addition, we have exclusively specialised chemical solutions.

We Are Problem Solvers

We look at your site holistically to help solve problems in the most cost effective way. Often, chemical remediation is only part of the solution. That’s why Zychem’s experienced personnel are armed with aeration, filtration and mechanical expertise to provide a comprehensive approach to each site’s particular problem.

We Have The Experience

As well as Zychem’s 25+ years of experience, we have an extensive network of skilled consultants throughout Australasia and the world who we regularly call upon to address a wide range of solutions. When you work with us you get access to wide ranging expertise.

Global Suppliers

Although headquartered in Australia, Zychem’s products are supplied widely throughout New Zealand, the Pacific Islands, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and Malaysia.

Cost Effective Solutions

As the largest chlorine dioxide company in Australasia, we are able to consistently provide you with the most cost effective solutions to whatever your problems are.

We Are Chlorine Dioxide Specialists

We are the only chlorine dioxide specialists that supply all forms of chlorine dioxide whether that be; liquid, gas, tablet, powder or gel. Each method serves a specific purpose, meaning Zychem can achieve the optimum application every time.

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