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  • May 14, 2009

    Thursday 24 April 2008 saw the second edition of the - exclusively Dutch - Nationale Paddestoelendag (National Mushroom Day), this time in the new research facilities of PRI in Wageningen. Some 350 growers and other interested parties could use the occasion to discover the latest techniques offered by various suppliers, attend lectures and do some networking.

    Apr 29, 2009

    From the 1st of June, 2009, Eric Vernooij will join ChampFood International, the well known supplier of mushroom supplement.

     

    Mar 11, 2009

    Hundreds of down and outs at Miriam’s kitchen in Washington DC saw their luck change briefly on Thursday when they spotted First Lady Michelle Obama dishing out mushroom risotto during a surprise visit. For about 15 minutes, Obama scooped steaming hot mushroom food onto plates for 50 men and women inside Miriam's Kitchen, a privately funded organisation in a Presbyterian church, which has helped the homeless for 26 years.

    Mar 10, 2009

    The organisation of the Dutch Mushroom Days 2009 confirms the participation of 46 mushroom industry suppliers and organisations at the fair coming June. More then 10 Dutch and international companies are still considering participation at this moment (March 10).

    Mar 02, 2009

    At the recently held Fruit Logistica 2009 in Berlin Banken Mushrooms from Elst, The Netherlands, presented an innovation in the market of fresh mushrooms: Mushroom secrets. According to Bas Toonen, responsible for marketing and product development at Banken, the idea is to bring exotic mushrooms more within reach of a large public.

    Feb 20, 2009

    2009 won't be an easy year.” Tom van Walsem, one of the owner/directors of Limax, sums up his expectations of the current mushroom year in just a few words. At Fruit Logistica in Berlin he aired his views on the international mushroom and compost market.

    Feb 20, 2009

    From Wednesday June 10 to Friday June 12, 2009, the 31st edition of the traditional Dutch Mushroom Days will take place.

    Jan 30, 2009

    Joe D’Amico Sr., founder of To-Jo Mushrooms, based in Avondale, Pennsylvania and a pioneer in the fresh mushroom category, died after a five-year battle with cancer. He was 52. D’Amico, president and owner of the company, died January 17.

    Jan 30, 2009

    On the 21st of May 2009 the heart of the Irish mushroom industry, Monaghan, will be the host of the 2009 All Ireland mushroom conference.

    Jan 08, 2009

    From the 30st of March until the 10th of April 2009 Cpoint from Horst, the Netherlands, organise their annual Short Course on growing and composting.

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