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  • Jun 05, 2009

    The Dutch Mushroom Days in Den Bosch promises to be a great success. Here's the latest on this event.

    May 27, 2009

    C point is organising company visits during the upcoming Dutch Mushroom Days.

    May 19, 2009

    The 5th International Medicinal Mushroom Conference (IMMC5), which was scheduled from June 18th -21st, 2009 in the city of Nantong, China, has been postponed because of the H1N1 epidemic.

    May 19, 2009

    The mushroom industry loses a worldwide well-known scientist and consultant by the death of Dr. Hans-Joachim Tschierpe. Tschierpe died on April 15 at the age of 78 after a short but severe illness.

    May 15, 2009

    The European Commission has been informed by food business operators that dried wild mushrooms may contain levels of nicotine higher than 0,01 mg/kg on a fresh weight basis. According to EFSA, the European Food Safety Authority, the amount of nicotine was above the default maximum residue level (MRL) in 99% of cases. No clear reason has thus far been established for this unexpected presence of nicotine in dried mushrooms.

    May 14, 2009

    More than 300 delegates are expected at the upcoming 17th ISMS Congress in Cape Town. Find out who's coming, who they represent and where they are from in the list below.

    May 14, 2009

    Thursday 24 April 2008 saw the second edition of the - exclusively Dutch - Nationale Paddestoelendag (National Mushroom Day), this time in the new research facilities of PRI in Wageningen. Some 350 growers and other interested parties could use the occasion to discover the latest techniques offered by various suppliers, attend lectures and do some networking.

    Apr 29, 2009

    From the 1st of June, 2009, Eric Vernooij will join ChampFood International, the well known supplier of mushroom supplement.

     

    Mar 11, 2009

    Hundreds of down and outs at Miriam’s kitchen in Washington DC saw their luck change briefly on Thursday when they spotted First Lady Michelle Obama dishing out mushroom risotto during a surprise visit. For about 15 minutes, Obama scooped steaming hot mushroom food onto plates for 50 men and women inside Miriam's Kitchen, a privately funded organisation in a Presbyterian church, which has helped the homeless for 26 years.

    Mar 10, 2009

    The organisation of the Dutch Mushroom Days 2009 confirms the participation of 46 mushroom industry suppliers and organisations at the fair coming June. More then 10 Dutch and international companies are still considering participation at this moment (March 10).

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