Scelta fingerfoodballs wins

April 1, 2014

During the 20th edition of the Alimentaria, the largest and most important international food and beverage exhibition in southern Europe, the Fingerfoodballs from Scelta Mushrooms have been selected as best international product. Jan Klerken, owner of Scelta Mushrooms, and Jules Klerken, product manager Fingerfoodballs, received the award during the presentation of the Innoval Awards in […]
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Mush Comb moves

March 13, 2014

Mush Comb is moving to a new location in The Netherlands. The new production facility is currently built (see picture) and will be in operation on 1st of April, the new office will be in operation on 1st of July. Bob Holtermans: “Since the start of making new machinery we have seen a steady growth […]
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Health discovery program

March 11, 2014

Under authority of the United States Department of Agriculture, the Mushroom Council (Council) and its funding partners conduct research to discover new and/or add validity to known health and nutrition benefits of eating mushrooms. Nutrition research provides the scientific support for practical/actionable consumer public relations and marketing messages that result in increased mushroom consumption. Research […]
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6th Iranian Conference in Tehran

January 1, 2014

On 23 and 24 November, 2013, the sixth Iranian Mushroom Conference was held in the Olympic Hotel in Tehran, Iran. On 23 and 24 November, 2013, the sixth Iranian Mushroom Conference was held in the Olympic Hotel in Tehran, Iran. Iran’s mushroom industry is on the rise. At the moment, some 75 million kg white […]
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Expansion Amycel France

January 1, 2014

A picture of the expansion of the spawn production facility of Amycel France. The spawn producing multinational is increasing its production capacities at Vendôme to produce 35.000 litres spawn extra per day. The new facility will be in operation by the end of March 2014. Amycel Vendôme supplies all European and Mid-East customers of the company, and […]
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Recent fires in New South Wales, Australia, also influenced local mushroom industry

November 18, 2013

The 2013 New South Wales bushfires were a series of bushfires in Australia across the state of New South Wales primarily starting, or becoming notable, on 13 October 2013, followed by additional bushfire activity on 17 October and on 23 October 2013. High fuel loads, coupled with warm and windy conditions provided dangerous conditions which […]
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Peter Aerts to Coenegrachts

October 11, 2013

In June this year, Peter Aerts joined Coenegrachts Substraat in Riemst, Belgium as commercial manager/plant manager. Aerts started his career 15 years ago at compost supplier Sterckx, where he gained experience at the Sterckx farm in Stekene and working in the compost tunnels. After two and a half years he started working at C point […]
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New Chairman for German BDC

October 7, 2013

On their 65th Annual General Meeting in Bremen, Germany, Michael Schattenberg is elected chairman for the BDC (Bund Deutscher Champignon- und Kulturpilzanbauer), the German Mushroom Growers Association. At the same time previous chairman Franz Schmaus was named Honorary Chairman,and praised for his many achievements. “My finest moment is when all German growers decided to cooperate […]
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Magazine articles Mushroom Business on line

September 13, 2013

Over the years, we at Mushroom Business have provided you with valuable information on the business in our magazine. Those articles can now be viewed on line in the archives of this website. The past few months we’ve been working hard to get the articles on line. And there is more to follow soon, so […]
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Succesfull ISMS 2012 in Beijing

September 5, 2013

From August 26th – 30th, the 18th Congress of the International Society for Mushroom Science (ISMS) was held in the Beijing International Congress Centre (BICC). The 18th edition broke many records in ISMS’s history. According to the organization, there were double the amount of participants at this event in comparison with the Cape Town edition […]
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