On their 65th Annual General Meeting in Bremen, Germany, Michael Schattenberg is elected chairman for the BDC (Bund Deutscher Champignon- und Kulturpilzanbauer), the German Mushroom Growers Association.
The 33rd edition of the Mushroom Days are ready for takeoff. The biggest trade fair in the worldwide mushroom industry will be held from 29 to 31 May 2013 at the Brabanthallen, Den Bosch, The Netherlands.
The 33rd edition of the Dutch Mushroom Days is poised to start in Den Bosch (29-31 May). For the first time at this event, the Mushroom Days Foundation will chose an Ambassador of the Industry. You can still nominate a candidate!
Chinese Inspection and Quarantine Services are reported to have banned all exports of canned mushrooms to the US after a number of shipments were rejected due to pesticide contamination. Dutch mushroom canners have seen a distinct uptick in business as a consequence, but there are concerns that some buyers have simply been put off canned mushrooms, regardless of origin.