Legro Group B.V., one of the leading European producers of substrates and casing soils, has announced the takeover of Aurich-Wiesmoor-Torfvertriebs GmbH (AWT), strengthening its own position in terms of access to raw materials for the production of mushroom casing soil.
Mushroom Office and Roodbont Publishers have joined forces in educating the mushroom business. Their joint venture Mushroom Signals BV, founded 29 October 2020, will offer online education and digital knowledge transfer, combined with practical training at all levels for the mushroom production chain.
The 26th international Russian Mushroom Days was held in the Holiday Inn Moscow Gate in St. Petersburg on September 29-30. Due to the worldwide Corona pandemic, the event was partly organised in an online format.
The 14th Chinese Mushroom Days, originally scheduled for November 19-21 in Zhangzhou was to be held (as always) in the Wanda Realm hotel in that city. It has, however, been rescheduled to November 19-21 in Xiamen, in the Fliport Hotel and the Fliport Conference & Exhibition Center. This venue is only 15 minutes from the Xiamen international airport and it has much more space to meet the demands of an ever increasing number of exhibitors. The organisers realise there will be few international visitors to attend this year.
The 20th ISMS Congress scheduled for Vancouver, 30 May-3 June next year, has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 Global Pandemic.
Instead, ISMS will be running a virtual event, ISMS e-Congress 2021, online from Tuesday 14 September to Friday 17 September, 2021.
The congress will run for 2-3 hours per day to maximise the number of people around the globe who can participate live in the event. Recordings of the presentations will posted to the ISMS website after the Congress, with access for people who register for the Congress.
An affiliate of Sun European Partners, LLP “Sun European”), today announces that it has agreed to acquire CNC Holding BV (“CNC”) a leading European producer and supplier of substrate for mushroom cultivation, from Coöperatieve NederlandseChampignonkwekersvereniging U.A., for an undisclosed sum. The proposed transaction is subject to customary regulatory approvals.
Northway Mushrooms Cooperative Society in Monaghan, Northern Ireland, are seeking quotations for their 2020/21 Capital Investment Programme from suppliers who are interested in supplying any of the following list of capital items:
From September 7 to September 9, 2020, the 4th International Exhibition and Conference of the Ukrainian Mushroom Days was scheduled to take place in Kiev. However, organizer Umdis Information Agency informed us that in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the event has been postponed to June next year.
On 15 July, spawn producer Sylvan Inc. announced the acquisition of Mispaj Micelios in Pradejón, Rioja, Spain.
Spain is one of the largest mushroom-producing countries in Europe. In recent years Sylvan has developed a strong presence across the agaricus-, pleurotus- and shiitake-spawn market segments. “However, to further grow our share of this important market we believe a more substantial local presence is required. The Mispaj spawn business allows us to take a significant step forward in executing this strategy”, the press release said.