Big in Japan (1)
From the 18th to the 27th of June, 2010 the Hessische Landesfachgruppe Pilzanbau organised a studytrip to Japan. A group of Europeans from five different countries set out to discover the ‘exotic’ mushroom industry on central and northern Honshu and the north island, Hokkaido. A very fascinating trip it was. In Mushroom Business 41, 42 and […]
Opening Greenery Zaltbommel
Op 10 juni 2010 werd de Greenery locatie voor verse paddenstoelen feestelijk geopend. Na de toespraken, onder andere van de algemeen directeur van The Greenery Philip Smits, kregen de bezoekers een rondleiding door het supermoderne gebouw met al even moderne inrichting. Hier gaan efficiëncy, verminderde handling, snelle omloop en voorraadminimalisatie, in een volledig gekoelde keten, hand in hand met […]
The 22nd of April saw the 3rd edition of “Dé Nationale Paddenstoelendag”, an event for the Dutch mushroom industry organised by Cpoint and ZLTO. It was a well visited event, that focussed on the market situation for Dutch mushrooms. In the recently published “Paddestoelen” and “Mushroom Business” you will find a report on the event […]
SAMFA meeting 2010
On 16 and 17 February, the annual SAMFA conference was held at the Leriba Lodge in Centurion, Pretoria. Besides a congress, with speakers as Helen Grogan and Lize Korsten, a trade fair and a farm walk to Country Mushrooms were organised. Pictures were kindly send in by Gé Wijnands of Topterra Holland and Martmari van […]
HLP annual meeting
The annual meeting of the Hessische Landesfachgruppe Pilzanbau (HLP) was held on 3 and 4 November in Zaltbommel and Milsbeek, The Netherlands. Around 100 participants met at the Regardz hotel in Zaltbommel for a series of lectures. Next day, the group visited CNC Exotic Mushrooms and CNC Grondstoffen in Milsbeek. A full report has been published in […]
Innovative farm Baron
Since last summer, the new innovative mushroom farm of Bertus Baron, built by Limbraco, is operational. It is a truly unique farm, and you can read a full size story in the forthcoming edition of Mushroom Business.
BDC Jahrestagung 2009
On the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of October the beautiful German city of Leipzig hosted the 61st annual general meeting of the BDC (Bund Deutscher Champignon- und Kulturpilzanbauer). On Friday the 2nd there was a full program with technical and marketing lectures, and on the 3rd the participants were given the opportunity to visit the mushroom farm […]
On September 18 the “Pieczarkalia 2009” mushroom conference and trade show was held in Losice, Poland. The event featured a program with technical lectures for growers and a trade show with 44 stands.
On May 22nd-23rd, 2009, the 15th Polish Mushroom Days were held in Sielinko, not far from Poznan. Krystian Szudyga, praeses of the branche organisation SBGU opened this event on Friday with the mayor of Wielichowo, Mr Adam Laniecki. On Saturday 50 mushroom supplying companies, mainly from Poland, presented themselves at the fairgrounds. At the conference, Dr […]
Dutch Mushroomdays 2009
An impression of the succesfull Dutch Mushroomdays at the Brabanthallen in ‘s Hertogenbosch.