Sielinko 2009

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.

The 20th NAMC in Niagara Falls

The 20th North American Mushroom Conference was held in Niagara Falls, Canada from May 3-5, 2009. The event featured a lecture program of 13 speakers and a business expo with 28 stands (of which 9 were Dutch). The venue, the Sheraton hotel on the edge of the Horseshoe Falls, was world class. Here’s a picture series […]

All Ireland Mushroom Conference

On Thursday, the 21st of May, the All Ireland Mushroom Conference and Trade Show took place at the Hillgrove Hotel in Monaghan. The trade show represented 32 companies, mainly from Ireland but also some from mainland Europe. A busy programme was organised with lectures, workshops and discusions. The next mornig participants could attend visits to […]

Open dag Cees Donkers

On Sunday the 17th of May Cees Donkers celebrated the re-opening of his new farm, within a year after a devastating fire ruined his old farm. Many visitors used the occasion to take a look and shake hands with the proud owner.

Fruit Logistica 2009, Germany

Despite the different opening days and a substantial increase in exhibition space, visitor attendance figures at this year’s Fruit Logistica stayed around the 50,000 mark, whereas last year’s edition saw strong growth in numbers. According to fair director Christian Göke the trade event held its own in the turmoil of the credit crunch. “There was […]

Second Chinese Mushroom Days

The ‘Second Chinese Mushroom Days and Asian Forum on Edible Mushroom Quality Standards and International Trade’ was held at Zhangzhou, Fujian, China, 19-23 November 2008.   The event was organised by the China Chamber of Commerce (CFNA), the Department of International Cooperation of the Ministry of Agriculture, and Zhangzhou municipal government. Participating countries were China, […]

HLP Jahrestagung, Gent Belgium

On November 5th, the Hessischer Landesfachgruppe Pilzanbau (HLP) held its yearly meeting in Holiday Inn Gent Expo in Gent, Belgium. The HLP is a group of growers and suppliers active in the European exotic mushroom industry. It’s numbers are growing, which was reflected in the number of visitors (80) on the 6th. On this day, the […]

Wokas casing soil company, Poland

In September 2008 Wokas, with it’s head office in Losice, opened a brand new state of the art peat processing plant near Bialystok, in the north-east of Poland. Here are some pictures of the company and the new plant.

6th ICMBMP in Bonn, Germany

The 6th International Conference onMushroom Biology and Mushroom Products was held from September 29th till October 3rd 2008 in the Beethovenhalle in Bonn, Germany.Here you can see a photo impression.

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