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.