Global business development, new nourishing and purchasing trends influencing the fruit and vegetable market as well as innovations aiming at more ecological production, increasing water use efficiency and reducing the human labour were this year’
The 9th edition of the Chinese Mushrooms Days was organised from 14 to 17 November 2015 in the Wanda Realm hotel in Zhangzhou, Fujian. Bigger and with a more international signature than ever before.
In the margin of the Third International Medicinal Mushroom Conference in Washington, Magda Verfaillie of Mycelia, Belgium, was given the opportunity to visit Paul Stamets’ company annex new house in a small group.
The editors and sales people of our magazine have a strong expanding network in the industry and visit international conferences, events and companies as much as possible.
On the 5th of November the Hessische Landesfachgruppe Pilzanbau (HLP) in Germany has organised a so called Pilztag (Mushroom Day) in Helvesiek, Lower Saxony, Germany. The companies that were visited were Biomytec GmbH, where substrate is manufactu
The eighth conference of the World Society for Mushroom Biology and Mushroom Products was held in New Delhi, India from 19 to 22 November 2014. As it is now winter in India, the climate was pleasant, with relatively cool nights.
On November 15th, Walkro Belgium celebrated a grand opening of their new Phase I composting facility. In the daytime neighbours could take a look, and they might have been interested in the new odour reducing facilities.
Hoping for better weather conditions, the organizers of the Pieczarkalia fair moved this most important event of the Polish mushroom industry from early autumn to the beginning of summer.
Amycel France held an Open Day for relations from the Dutch mushroom industry in Vendôme on 19 June, just before production would start in the new extension of the French spawn plant.
On Friday 13 June, the new mushroom pavilion at agricultural museum De Locht in Melderslo, The Netherlands, was officially opened, the kick-off to an ‘open house’ weekend.
On 16 May 2014, the modern Sikes mechanical harvesting mushroom farm in Ysselsteyn, the Netherlands, hosted the fifth edition of the Dutch National Mushroom Day. Several hundred Dutch and a few Belgian visitors registered to attend.
Fruit Logistica 2014, organised from 5 to 7 February in the Berlin Messe exhibition complex, was once again the ‘place to be’ to catch up on the innovative ideas presented by the fruit and vegetable industry. The majority of these innovations are
The 7th edition of the Chinese Mushroom Days took place from 19 to 22 November in the Wanda Realm Hotel in Zhangzhou. A striking amount of attention was devoted to the emergent Agaricus growing sector in China.
On the 17th of October the All Ireland & UK Mushroom Conference and Trade Show took place in the Hillgrove Hotel in Monaghan, Republic of Ireland.
Shasta B.V. is located in Venray, The Netherlands. The company, owned by Teun Kampen (Champ Fungi), cools back Agaricus compost through vacuum cooling, making them ready for container transport by sea over long distances without loss of quality.
The Brabanthallen in ‘s-Hertogenbosch were the venue again for the 33rd edition of the Mushroom Days. Theme of this year’s trade show: ‘Mushrooms, a healthy business’. Herewith a couple of photos from the opening day.
The fourth National Mushroom Day in the Netherlands took place at ’t Voske mushroom farm in Uden on 22 November. A report of this event can be found in Mushroom Business nr 56, Paddestoelen 6 and Wydanie Polskie 24 (December 2012).
The most important event of the Polish Mushroom industry, was held for two days in Siedlce, eastern Poland, starting on 20th September. It offered a good trade fair, lectures, discussion and.. soccer.
Op 9 november 2012 werd Het Paddenstoelenhuis in Berghem officieel geopend. Hier kunnen bezoekers terecht voor een kennismaking met de kwekerij van René en Marja van de Vorle, een proeverij, kookarrangementen of een gezellige familiedag.
In the afternoon of the 29th, participants could visit the mushroom market in Yongledian Town and the Mushroom Culture Center at the same spot. After lunch, Beijing Fuqin Edible Mushroom Science & Technology Co.