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  • Sep 26, 2008

    CNC Grondstoffen B.V. in Milsbeek, The Netherlands, will participate for 50% in Polish composter Holpol Compost SP. Z.o.o. in Gósciejewo.

    Sep 04, 2008

    The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is advising people not to consume Fresh Obsessions-brand sliced white mushrooms sold in Ontario, due to possible bacterial contamination.

    Sep 02, 2008

     

    Japanese mushroom production in 2006-2007 in tons, according to the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

     

    Sep 02, 2008

    According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture about 809 million pounds (367,73 million kilograms) of U.S. grown mushrooms were sold in the USA in the 2007-2008 season. This is 2% fewer than in 2006-2007 and 4% fewer than in 2005-2006.

    Aug 21, 2008

    From June 23rd Green Mushroom Farm is located in De Lier, The Netherlands. The trading company, daughter of a South Korean enterprise, focuses on importing Asian exotic mushrooms.

    Jun 27, 2008

    The 17th conference of the ISMS went without a hitch in the fabulously vibrant city of Cape Town, South Africa. Although the location is virtually at the end of the world, the conference was very well attended with 338 delegates and more than 50 guests, from a record 38 countries. 

     

    Jun 26, 2008

    John Garlick, head of sales for Amycel UK Ltd, has suddenly died of a heart attack. John Kidder, vice-president for Amycel International, gives his reaction.

    Jun 23, 2008

    Martmari van Greuning, secretary of the International Society for Mushroom Science (ISMS) has informed the international mushroom industry that electronic procedures of the 2008 Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, are now available on CD.

    Jun 17, 2008

    Champinter is a mushroom cooperative with 150 growers in Villamalea (120 kilometres west of Valencia), which specialises in the fresh market. It supplies casing soil and compost to the mushroom and oyster mushroom growers in this region, and the growers take the mushrooms back to Champinter, which often also arranges the marketing of the product.

    Jun 16, 2008

    The global mushroom industry has tragically lost one of it’s most respected researchers. Dr Jean Laborde passed away on the 5th of June. His death came unexpectedly, and was caused by cancer.

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