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A food source from the ground up.

Mamu was born when a Michelin Star Chef and a team of mushroom experts started talking about the future of sustainable food. Made simply from mushrooms and chickpeas, it’s a first-of-its-kind gourmet food source created specifically for use in modern kitchens everywhere.

In addition to a special focus on texture (amazing), and flavor (delicious), Mamu is a naturally nutritious food. It’s non-GMO, gluten-free, soy-free, cholesterol-free and has no known allergens.

Plus it makes a mean taco.

Delicious by nature

Mamu is made from gourmet mushrooms. So it’s naturally packed with umami, which gives Mamu its distinct savory flavor and depth. Mamu is delectably juicy and retains moisture throughout the cooking process. The end result? Mouthwatering meals that are destined to delight.

Simple & versatile.

Mamu is designed to be a workhorse ingredient in the kitchen. It can be baked, grilled, braised, stir-fried, poached, broiled and seared to yield delicious textures and aromas. And because it absorbs flavors quickly, the only limit to creating delicious dishes is your imagination.

Mamu really is a new pillar of food — a ready-to-use kitchen staple with unlimited culinary applications.


Mamu is as natural as it gets. It contains just a few key ingredients: 3 kinds of mushrooms and chickpeas. Every serving has 18% of your daily fiber requirement, and the mushrooms in Mamu are rich in vital nutrients, prebiotics and antioxidants.

Talk about a superfood!

Great for the palate. Great for the planet.

Mamu is far more sustainable than other agricultural food sources.

As a spore-to-store product, we grow our own ingredients and turn them into Mamu onsite. And our vertically farmed mushrooms require only a fraction of the water and energy.1

Made with pure & powerful ingredients

King Oyster

Loaded with fiber and vitamins and shown to have antiviral and antibacterial properties


A powerful antioxidant and immune modulator

Button Mushrooms

Aids with maintaining cholesterol levels


A good source of vitamins, essential minerals, proteins and fiber


What is Mamu made of?

Mamu is primarily made from chickpeas and 3 kinds of mushrooms: King Oyster, White Button and Shiitake. It also contains coconut oil and avocado oil.

Does Mamu taste like meat?
Mamu has a juicy texture with a nice bite. It is not flavored like nor meant to imitate meat.
Does Mamu taste like mushrooms?
Mamu is largely made from mushrooms, but it does not have a strong mushroomy taste. The main taste profile is umami. You can add many different kinds of flavoring to it to create amazing dishes.
How can I get some samples to try?

Send us a note at and we’ll reach out to set up a sample delivery.

Is Mamu available in retail stores?

Currently, Mamu is only available to restaurants and food service. You can find the current list of food establishments serving Mamu here.

How do you cook Mamu?
Mamu is a food source, like a vegetable or meat. So you can pretty much cook it like other center of plate ingredients. Mamu is great marinated, steamed, baked, fried, sautéed, smoked and more.
What can you make with Mamu?
Mamu is designed to be a center-of-plate food source. Dishes made from Mamu are limited only by your imagination – think burgers, croquettes, dumplings, gnocchi, pizza toppings, stir fry… the list goes on. We look forward to showcasing what you can make with it! Tag us in your creations @eat.mamu
Where can I find Mamu recipes?

We regularly post recipes on social media and here on our website. Stay tuned!

When is Mamu coming to my state?
Mamu will be available initially in California. Let us know where you are and we’ll update you when it’s available in your area.
Does Mamu have any known allergens?
No. Mamu is free of all known allergens.
Is Mamu vegan?
Yes. Mamu is vegan. Mamu does not contain any meat, eggs or milk products.
Is Mamu non-GMO?
Yes, Mamu is fully non-GMO and we intend to keep it that way.
Mamu is safe to eat once thawed, but we think it’s much more delicious when properly cooked.
Can you make desserts with Mamu?
You tell us! Mamu is designed for savory dishes, so that’s what all the chefs are trying out. But maybe your big idea is the one that changes that!
Where does the name Mamu come from?
Mamu comes from “Umami”, reflecting its taste pedigree.
What is umami?
Umami is a Japanese word that translates to ‘deliciousness’. Umami is one of the 5 basic tastes that our tongue can detect (the others are sweet, sour, bitter, and salt). It is naturally present in mushrooms, tomatoes, meats and many fermented foods like cheese.
Is Mamu a prebiotic?
Funny you should ask! Yes, it is! Mamu is naturally fiber-rich (about 18% of your daily requirement per serving). This fiber is largely made of chitin, which is the cell walls of mushrooms and mycelium, and acts as a fuel to help good gut bacteria thrive.