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    • “Develop Mushroom Industry To Increase Farmer’s Income”. We can all agree on that!!

      ISMS 2012 (2): Company Visits 1

      On August 29th, mushroom farm and factory visits were organized.

    • Mushroom recycling!

      Floriade 2012

      In Holland the world horticultural expo Floriade is taking place all summer long. Mushrooms are just a minor showcase item in Venlo, but if you look good, you will find them. Alongside the most colorful show on earth!

    • The symposium was very well attended.

      Thanks and houdoe!

      On 27 February at Floriade 2012 in Venlo, The Netherlands, Frans Brienen said farewell as chairman of C4C and Funghi. A symposium entitled “The unlimited possibilities of mushrooms” was organized in his honor and prior to his farewell reception.

    • Mevrouw Hertzberger en Minister Kamp worden bedankt met paddenstoelen.

      Bezoek minister Kamp aan kwekerij Kemmeren

      Op 27 februari bracht minister Kamp van Sociale Zaken en Werkgelegenheid een werkbezoek aan de kwekerij van de familie Kemmeren.

    • Franz Schmaus, chairman of the BDC, says thank you to the guys from Loecke organic mushroomfarm.

      BDC Jahrestagung 2011

      On the 30th of September and the 1st of October, the 63rd annual general meeting of the Bund Deutscher Champignon- und Kulturpilzanbauer (BDC) took place in Bensheim near Darmstadt, Germany.

    • The inlet and storage for woodchips at McGee farm.

      All Ireland Mushroom Conference and Trade Show 2011

      On the 20th of October the Irish city of Monaghan hosted the 2011 edition of the All Ireland Mushroom Conference and Trade Show.

    • Some of the prize winners of the Pieczary trophies.

      Pieczarkalia 2011

      For the first time, Pieczarkalia was held on 2 consecutive days. The event was hosted by the city of Siedlce, on the 22nd and 23rd of September, in Eastern Poland.

    • Mushroom snacks at the Scelta Institute.

      Workshop Horst, 2011

      On 23 and 24 May, the Christiaens Group in co-operation with C point and AdVisie, organised an international workshop for invited guests in Parkhotel Horst.

    • Dinner Party in the Organgerie, Den Bosch, May 26, 2011.

      Dutch Mushroom Days

      The 32nd edition of the Mushroom Days was a great success. For three days (May 25-27), Den Bosch was the center of the international mushroom industry.

    • A beautiful venue: Kloofzicht Lodge.

      SAMFA conference 2011

      The South African Mushroom Growers Association (SAMFA) had their annual local industry conference on 10 and 11 May.

    • One of the entrances of the fair, a rare moment without a crowd.

      Mushrooms at FL 2011

      Fruit Logistica 2011, held 9-11 February in Messe Berlin, has underlined its role as the world's leading trade fair for the fresh produce industry.

    • At the fais-do-do in Bourbon Street, New Orleans.

      NAMC at New Orleans

      The North American Mushroom Conference was held from the 17th to the 19th of February in New Orleans.

    • Publisher Roel Dreve at Chuo Dori, Ginza district, in the heart of Tokyo.

      Big in Japan (3)

      From the 18th to the 27th of June, 2010 the Hessische Landesfachgruppe Pilzanbau organised a studytrip to Japan. A group of Europeans from five different countries set out to discover the 'exotic' mushroom industry on central and northern Honshu a

    • Grzybek Losicki builds

      Polish company Champion has designed and built a new packhouse and logisitic centre for the growers' coop Grzybek Losicki. Before the building started service, it was used as the venue for Pieczarkalia 2010.

    • From left: Franz Schmaus (BDC), Leo Backus (Wankum), Hans van de Heuvel (Wankum) and Jochen Winkhoff (BDC)

      BDC Jahrestagung 2010 in Straelen

      On the 1st and 2nd of October the charming German village of Straelen, near Venlo, hosted the 62nd annual general meeting of the BDC (Bund Deutscher Champignon- und Kulturpilzanbauer).

    • WPZ Lemany, composter from the north of Poland

      Pieczarkalia 2010

      The 2010 edition of the Polish trade show and conference Pieczarkalia took place on the 24th of September. The new packhouse and logistic center of the Polish cooperation Grzybek Losicki hosted the event.

    • Bezoekers keren huiswaarts, de open dag zit er op.

      Open huis Lutèce

      In het kader van het 100-jarig bestaan opende champignonverwerker Luèce op zaterdag 25 juni de deuren van het productiebedrijf in Velden. Iedereen, ook de plaatselijke bevolking, was welkom om het jubileum mee te vieren.

    • Left on the photo: fine beech sawdus. Coarse beech sawdust on the right at Tagg Agricultural Cooperation. The beech is used for maitake substrate.

      Big in Japan (2)

      From the 18th to the 27th of June, 2010 the Hessische Landesfachgruppe Pilzanbau organised a studytrip to Japan. A group of Europeans from five different countries set out to discover the 'exotic' mushroom industry on central and northern Honshu a

    • Here in the Nagano region, as elsewhere in Japan, villages and roads and mushroom facilities are surrounded by rice fields.

      Big in Japan (1)

      From the 18th to the 27th of June, 2010 the Hessische Landesfachgruppe Pilzanbau organised a studytrip to Japan. A group of Europeans from five different countries set out to discover the 'exotic' mushroom industry on central and northern Honshu a

    • Opening Greenery Zaltbommel

      Op 10 juni 2010 werd de Greenery locatie voor verse paddenstoelen feestelijk geopend.

    • Bart van Tuijl from Wageningen University introduces the "mushroomfarm of the future".

      Paddenstoelendag 2010

      The 22nd of April saw the 3rd edition of "Dé Nationale Paddenstoelendag", an event for the Dutch mushroom industry organised by Cpoint and ZLTO. It was a well visited event, that focussed on the market situation for Dutch mushrooms.

    • Richardson, O'Rourke and Cairns. It's a tradition to bring the bottle of whisky you won last year, back to this year's conference. Now, James McLaren of Denny Deodar won the bottle, but he proposed to have it auctioned on the internet for a good cause, to be determined by Martmari. 

That was SAMFA 2010.

      SAMFA meeting 2010

      On 16 and 17 February, the annual SAMFA conference was held at the Leriba Lodge in Centurion, Pretoria. Besides a congress, with speakers as Helen Grogan and Lize Korsten, a trade fair and a farm walk to Country Mushrooms were organised.

    • Loading station of TB6 in Milsbeek.

      HLP annual meeting

      The annual meeting of the Hessische Landesfachgruppe Pilzanbau (HLP) was held on 3 and 4 November in Zaltbommel and Milsbeek, The Netherlands.

    • The punnets from the growing houses are sorted on this conveyor system.

      Innovative farm Baron

      Since last summer, the new innovative mushroom farm of Bertus Baron, built by Limbraco, is operational. It is a truly unique farm, and you can read a full size story in the forthcoming edition of Mushroom Business.

    • Hans Deckers of the BDC thanks two generations of Brandt for their hospitality.

      BDC Jahrestagung 2009

      On the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of October the beautiful German city of Leipzig hosted the 61st annual general meeting of the BDC (Bund Deutscher Champignon- und Kulturpilzanbauer).

    • During the festive dinner party in Siedlce.

      Pieczarkalia 2009

      On September 18 the "Pieczarkalia 2009" mushroom conference and trade show was held in Losice, Poland. The event featured a program with technical lectures for growers and a trade show with 44 stands.

    • At the fairgrounds. Always sunny in Sielinko.

      Sielinko 2009

      On May 22nd-23rd, 2009, the 15th Polish Mushroom Days were held in Sielinko, not far from Poznan. Krystian Szudyga, praeses of the branche organisation SBGU opened this event on Friday with the mayor of Wielichowo, Mr Adam Laniecki.

    • Sietse Ten Hoeve, CNC, explains during the Cpoint farmwalk.

      Dutch Mushroomdays 2009

      An impression of the succesfull Dutch Mushroomdays at the Brabanthallen in 's Hertogenbosch.

    • The American Falls, seen from the Canadian side.

      The 20th NAMC in Niagara Falls

      The 20th North American Mushroom Conference was held in Niagara Falls, Canada from May 3-5, 2009. The event featured a lecture program of 13 speakers and a business expo with 28 stands (of which 9 were Dutch).

    • Perfect flats at Peader McGee's farm.

      All Ireland Mushroom Conference

      On Thursday, the 21st of May, the All Ireland Mushroom Conference and Trade Show took place at the Hillgrove Hotel in Monaghan. The trade show represented 32 companies, mainly from Ireland but also some from mainland Europe.

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