Hifas da Terra, awarded in the Young Entrepreneur Night

His Royal highness the Prince of Asturias hosted the ceremony which was held on the 27th of March at the Villa Magna Hotel in Madrid. These annual awards are organized by the Spanish Confederation of Young Entrepreneurs (CEAJE); more than sixty candidacies were presented this year but only nine finalists were finally chosen. The second […]

Next station: Natural & Organic Show in Olympia, London

The preparation of a show is a real odyssey. Graphic design, furniture, product showcases, shipment… Sometimes it just seems that planets should align so everything is prepared and arrives on time, and it does! And the result is always outstanding… This time the design, from the structure to the shelves or the graphics, have been […]

Catalina Fernández de Ana Portela: «we are the reference in innovation with mushrooms»

We will start with the most difficult question of all, could you summarize what does Hifas da Terra do? We work with mushrooms. We grow and study them thoroughly to develop new products to take advantage of all their virtues. Our obsession is to develop products which will let you enjoy all of their potential […]

Mushroom extracts, a source of precursors of vitamin D

Numerous studies have shown antiproliferative and proapoptotic capacities, even anti-metastatic   capacities in breast or kidney’s malignancies. This anti-tumoral capacity causes great interest among professionals and scientisits but vitamin D has no therapeutic applicability due to its high calcemic action. An overdose of vitamin D directly induces hypercalcemia, which even has caused death in animals during […]