ELIZABETH, N.J. -- Tapping into the burgeoning popularity of mushroom varieties, ShopRite stores in northern New Jersey ran a half-price mushroom promotion that filled a full-page newspaper advertisement. . A Wakefern spokeswoman told SN it was too soon to comment on the success of the promotion. The headline of the advertisement read, "Half-price mushroom madness!" Varieties included sno white for 99 cents per 10-ounce package; portabellas for $1.99 a pound; a "gourmet blend" of cremini, ...

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