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). On Friday the 2nd there was a full program with technical and marketing lectures, and on the 3rd the participants were given the opportunity to visit the mushroom farm of Kai-Uwe Brandt in Reuden, near Leipzig.


    Hans Deckers of the BDC thanks two generations of Brandt for their hospitality.
    A traditional German "Pilzpfanne" (fried mushrooms) lunch, prepared by mrs Brandt.
    The Brandt family.
    A lively discussion on growing.
    Inside Elsteraue Mushrooms.
    Delivery of mushrooms is carried out by these vehicles.
    Kai-Uwe Brandt explains how he grows mushrooms on his farm.
    Champignonkulturen Elsteraue, Kai-Uwe Brandt's farm.
    Jan Verstappen talks about mushroom packaging.
    Ulrike Bickelmann and Fritz Burkhalter are offered German mushrooms in return for their marketing lectures.
    The audience during the lectures.
    Mark den Ouden, Cpoint, compares mushroomgrowing with life in general.
    Henk van Gerwen, AdVisie, highlights  the importance of good picking management in his lecture.
    Franz Schmaus, chairman of the BDC, welcomes the audience in the Marriott Hotel in Leipzig.
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