HLP visit to Lower Saxony
On the 5th of November the Hessische Landesfachgruppe Pilzanbau (HLP) in Germany has organised a so called Pilztag (Mushroom Day) in Helvesiek, Lower Saxony, Germany. The companies that were visited were Biomytec GmbH, where substrate is manufactured, and Pilzgarten GmbH with the production of exotic mushrooms.
Eighth international WSMBMP Conference in Delhi
The eighth conference of the World Society for Mushroom Biology and Mushroom Products was held in New Delhi, India from 19 to 22 November 2014. As it is now winter in India, the climate was pleasant, with relatively cool nights. The conference was organised by the Directorate of Mushroom Research of the Indian Council of […]
Opening Walkro new Phase I
On November 15th, Walkro Belgium celebrated a grand opening of their new Phase I composting facility. In the daytime neighbours could take a look, and they might have been interested in the new odour reducing facilities. In the evening the mushroom industry was invited for a good look around and a festive evening, that took […]
Hoping for better weather conditions, the organizers of the Pieczarkalia fair moved this most important event of the Polish mushroom industry from early autumn to the beginning of summer. The venue of the 14th edition remained the ice-skating stadium in Siedlce, where exhibitors and visitors gathered from 25 -27 June.
Opening mushroom pavilion De Locht
On Friday 13 June, the new mushroom pavilion at agricultural museum De Locht in Melderslo, The Netherlands, was officially opened, the kick-off to an ‘open house’ weekend. The pavilion shows visitors a modern slant on the history of mushroom cultivation. Around a hundred guests, including many active and former mushroom growers, sponsors and ‘celebrities’ from […]
On 16 May 2014, the modern Sikes mechanical harvesting mushroom farm in Ysselsteyn, the Netherlands, hosted the fifth edition of the Dutch National Mushroom Day. Several hundred Dutch and a few Belgian visitors registered to attend. The theme at this edition was ‘Innovation’. The Day offered some short lectures on this subject, a farm tour, […]
Extension Amycel France
Amycel France held an Open Day for relations from the Dutch mushroom industry in Vendôme on 19 June, just before production would start in the new extension of the French spawn plant.
Fruit Logistica 2014
Fruit Logistica 2014, organised from 5 to 7 February in the Berlin Messe exhibition complex, was once again the ‘place to be’ to catch up on the innovative ideas presented by the fruit and vegetable industry. The majority of these innovations are designed to boost consumer sales, such as new products and packaging. That was […]
Chinese Mushroom Days 2013
The 7th edition of the Chinese Mushroom Days took place from 19 to 22 November in the Wanda Realm Hotel in Zhangzhou. A striking amount of attention was devoted to the emergent Agaricus growing sector in China. Some 500 participants enjoyed an informative congress, a well organised trade fair and a spectacular welcome banquet. Look […]
All Ireland & UK Mushroom Conference and Trade Show 2013
On the 17th of October the All Ireland & UK Mushroom Conference and Trade Show took place in the Hillgrove Hotel in Monaghan, Republic of Ireland. It was a lively show, with a lot of interested growers from all over the Island and the rest of the United Kingdom. The trade show was alternated by lectures […]