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  • Aug 17, 2012

    The 18th ISMS conference is about to take off in Beijing. When you visit the conference and/or the trade fair, it's good to know who you can expect there.

    Jul 15, 2012

    The 18th Congress of the International Society for Mushroom Science (ISMS) will be held from August 26th to 30th, 2012 in Beijing. It promises to be one of the best events in the industry this year.

    Jul 12, 2012

    On the first of July, it was 25 years ago that Jan Gielen started his career as a trainer and instructor on the CCO, the famous Mushroom School in Horst, The Netherlands.

    May 25, 2012

    The Dutch multiple C1000, one of the leading supermarket outlets in The Netherlands, will gradually  replace all mushrooms in their shelves with Fair Produce mushrooms.

    May 04, 2012

    The French Bonduelle Group realised a 4,4% growth in turnover worldwide over the first 3 months of 2012. This is 2% more than in the same period last year.

    Mar 26, 2012

    On March 15th 2012 Okechamp SA finalised the transaction of taking over the remaining 35% of the shares of F&F Europe BV, the Dutch manufacturer of frozen mushrooms. In November 2008, Okechamp SA acquired the controlling interest of 65% of the shares of this company from the former owner, Jothima N.V.

    Mar 21, 2012

    Effective 1 April 2012 Paul Smits will be the new Managing Director for Fancom BV in Panningen. In his new position Paul brings with him extensive experience and knowledge of the agricultural business.

    Mar 05, 2012

    Bert and Angelique Kemmeren, mushroomproducers and husband and wife in the Dutch village of Rijsbergen, were handed over the first Fair Produce certificate by Dutch Minister of Social Affairs Henk Kamp. The minister visited the Kemmeren farm for the occasion on Monday the 27th of February.

    Feb 22, 2012

    With great sadness and profound regret, the Giorgi family announces that Frederick J. Giorgi, 81, of Muhlenberg Township died on February 18, 2012 of natural causes at St. Joseph Medical Center, where he had been a patient since January.

    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.

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