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  • Jan 13, 2012

    In 2011 Walkro Compost managed to produce 415.000 tonnes of spawn run compost at 3 production locations in Belgium, The Netherlands and Germany. According to Walkro, they are now the first compost producer worldwide breaking the barrier of 400.000 tonnes in one year.

    Dec 23, 2011

    Coenegrachts Substrates, located in Riemst, Belgium, will expand its phase III capacity from 400 tonnes to 720 tonnes weekly. A phase I facility is also being built and will go into production in September 2012.

    Oct 21, 2011

    Drinkwaters Mushrooms  were in full flow at the Conservative Party Conference this week and rubbing shoulders with some high profile figures. It was the first time Drinkwaters have been involved in such an event.

    Oct 13, 2011

    Monaghan Mushrooms and Gimv together with management announce on 13 October the acquisition of Walkro International, ending speculations about a takeover by either C4C or Monaghan.

    Oct 08, 2011

    On the 22nd and 23rd of September the Polish city of Siedlce hosted the 11th edition of Pieczarkalia. It is an event that started out as a Polish venue, but nowadays has a more international character.

    Sep 13, 2011

    After the disaster with the Fukushima nuclear plant, production of mushrooms from that region will be lower in the near future. Mushrooms are a known absorber of radioactive material.

    Sep 12, 2011

    More than 300 jobs have been secured with the takeover, in August, of Sussex Mushrooms in Thakeham, United Kingdom, by the UK’s biggest mushroom grower, Monaghan Mushrooms.

    Aug 26, 2011

    The Mushroom Research Development and Training Centre from New Delhi, India, organized a workshop with the title “Mushroom Utilization as Health Food” on the 10th of August in Gurgaon. The workshop focused on the use of several species of mushrooms as health food, nutritional supplement and medicine.

    Jun 29, 2011

    With effect from 1July 2011, Lambert Spawn U.S. has entered a joint venture with Eric Vernooij and Jan Baltussen (shareholders of ChampFood International).

    Jun 09, 2011

    The 32nd edition of the Mushroom Days was a great success. For three days, Den Bosch was the center of the international mushroom industry.

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