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About John

August 21, 2022

On the 7th of August, on holidays in Wales, disaster struck for our friend, colleague, mushroom consultant and trainer and Mushroom Business author John Peeters. During a hike with his family, he fell from a height of 10 meters in a waterfall. Having crushed his pelvis, damaged his knee and a lumbar vertebra, fractured five […]
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Legro takes over casing soil activities from CNC Grondstoffen

June 20, 2022

Following the CNC cooperative’s takeover by an affiliate of Sun European Partners, CNC has undertaken a strategic realignment of its activities. It has decided to focus on its core activity and will turn all its attention to the production and supply of reliable, high-quality substrates for growing mushrooms and affiliated services. The company took care […]
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Sylvan and Gurelan join forces

May 12, 2022

As part of its global growth strategy, Sylvan announced the acquisition of the spawn business of Gurelan Mycelium in Huarte (Navarra), Spain, beginning of May.   Following on from Sylvan’s acquisition of Mispaj Micelios in Pradejon (La Rioja) in June 2020, this new agreement allows the combined operating companies to further improve their presence and […]
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Dutch Mushroom Days cancelled!

April 15, 2022

The Dutch Mushroom Days, scheduled for 6, 7 and 8 July, has been cancelled on April 15th, forced upon the organizers by the participation cancellation of many, mainly Dutch, market leading exhibitors. Considerations like the war in Ukraine, rising inflation and costs for suppliers, a negative investment climate and COVID (in China) plus correspondingly expected […]
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Dutch Mushroom Days moved to July 2022

October 20, 2021

The Dutch Mushroom Days, originally planned to take place 30 March – 1 April 2022, has been moved to July 6-8, 2022, the organizers communicated on 20 October. According to Piet Lempens, Chairman of the Mushroom Days Foundation, already 80% of the floor space in the Brabanthallen has been reserved by making a down payment. […]
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Successful BDC Jahrestagung

October 5, 2021

The 73th Congress of the Bund Deutscher Champignon- und Kulturpilzanbauer (BDC) was successfully  held at the Mövenpick Hotel in Berlin, on Thursday 30 September and Friday 1 October, 2021. The event started with the member meeting on Thursday, followed by the open lecture program on Friday. During the member meeting, there were discussions on the use […]
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ISMS e-Congress 2021

October 5, 2021

On 14-17 September, the International Society for Mushroom Science (ISMS) held its scientific conference. The event had been scheduled for 2020 in conjunction with the 26th North American Mushroom Conference (NAMC) in Vancouver, but because of COVID, it didn’t work out that way. The NAMC in Canada was postponed, and eventually cancelled (https://www.mushroombusiness.com/news/namc-2022-vancouver-cancelled) and ISMS […]
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NAMC 2022 in Vancouver cancelled

September 23, 2021

In light of the continuing pandemic and ongoing group gathering and travel restrictions, Mushrooms Canada and its North American Mushroom Conference partners have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2022 (26th) North American Mushroom Conference in Vancouver, Canada. This decision was made at the borard meeting on 22 September. A statement by the organisers Mushrooms […]
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ISMS e-Congress 2021: you are invited

August 19, 2021

Dear colleagues in the mushroom industry; it is time to register for the ISMS congress. The next ISMS congress will be held from 14 till 17 September 2021. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic this time it will be an online event, although we would have preferred to make it a live event. However, as the […]
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ISMS e-Congress Countdown

August 19, 2021

Only a few weeks to go until the ISMS e-Congress 2021 begins on Tuesday 14 September. The event will run for four days between 12:00 – 14:30 UTC (GMT) each day. Here’s an update on what to be expected, sponsorship possibilities and registration. Program highlights A highlight on Day 1 of the event  will be […]
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