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  • Sep 19, 2019
    Mushroom Business Shitake substrate ready for shipment

    The Hessische Landesfachgruppe Pilzanbau organises its annual members’ meeting in Switzerland in November. One of the topics of discussion will be the influx of Chinese substrate for exotics in Europe.

    May 27, 2019
    Loek Hermans (top left), and the new Ambassadors with family.

    During the Welcome Event of the 35th Dutch Mushroom Days in Den Bosch, on 22 May, five new Ambassador of the Mushroom Industry Awards were presented.

    The traditional welcome party at the Brabanthallen on the first day of the fair, was opened by Piet Lempens, chairman of the Mushroom Days committee. He introduced guest speaker Loek Hermans, who spoke of the great opportunities and ambitions of the mushroom industry regarding health and the circular economy.

    May 27, 2019
    Team JFMcKenna

    The 35th edition of the Dutch Mushroom Days in Den Bosch was a great success, and is considered by many as one of the best ever. The international tradeshow for the mushroom industry worldwide was held from 22 to 24 May in the Brabanthallen in Den Bosch and had the same setup as last few editions. Some improvements were made (free catering and parking, a lounge corner).

    May 27, 2019
    Scott McIntyre Lambert Spawn Europa

    On Tuesday, 21 May, the new spawn facility of Lambert Spawn Europa was officially opened in Venlo, The Netherlands. During the festivities at the Grand Opening, the 100th Anniversary of Lambert was also celebrated.

    May 21, 2019
    Mushroom Days about to start

    On Wednesday 22 May, the biggest mushroom event in the world will open its doors for the 35th time.

    From 22th to 24rt May 2019 the Mushroom Days will be organized again in the Brabanthallen, in Den Bosch, The Netherlands.

    Jan 14, 2019

    Dalsem Mushroom Projects changes its name into Dutch Mushroom Projects, short DMP. According to managing director Ron Hegger, the name change is part of a bigger plan to reposition the company in the changing mushroom market.

    “As before, DMP has a global business approach and a strong focus to turn-key projects. High quality products and services will remain our key drivers for your success. Therefore the change will have no impact on our worldwide customers. We look forward to your long lasting cooperation.”

    Dec 21, 2018
    New factory Champi’Mer lost in fire

    On Friday 14 December at approximately 2:30 pm, a fire started in one of the Champi’Mer factories in Kesteren, The Netherlands. Within a very short time, the 2017 opened factory was fully ablaze. The new factory is completely destroyed, at this time the cause of the fire is unknown and under investigation.

    Sep 05, 2018

    At the end of August, Sylvan started to inform customers about the imminent acquirement of the spawn company by Yuguan China, supported by investment firm KKR.

    Jun 12, 2018

    On 3-6 June, WoodFungi 2018 was held in Belgium, the first conference on the cultivation of lignicolous mushrooms in Europe. The event offered interesting lectures, panel discussions, company visits, a nice partner programme and plenty of networking time for some 200 participants from all over the world. All this in the historic city of Ghent. Mycelia and SacO2 did a splendid job organising this event, that was prompted by the 10-year anniversary of the merger of their companies.

    Jan 31, 2018
    Takeover Dalsem Mushroom Projects

    Investors Strong Root Capital, in cooperation with CommonWealth Investments, have acquired all the shares in Dalsem Mushroom Projects (DMP) from the Dalsem Group and became the new owner of this leading supplier to the international mushroom industry with effect on 1 January 2018. DMP is based in Horst, the Netherlands. Parallel to this development, Ron Hegger will take over the role of Managing Director from Jan Berings, who will remain associated with the company as Commercial Director.

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