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Walkro goes to Monaghan

October 13, 2011

Monaghan Mushrooms and Gimv together with management announce on 13 October the acquisition of Walkro International, ending speculations about a takeover by either C4C or Monaghan. According to the press release, Walkro will continue to be run as an independent entity within the Monaghan group. Together with its new shareholders, Walkro’s management will continue to […]
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Sun shines over Pieczarkalia 2011

October 8, 2011

On the 22nd and 23rd of September the Polish city of Siedlce hosted the 11th edition of Pieczarkalia. It is an event that started out as a Polish venue, but nowadays has a more international character. Pieczarkalia 2011 was kicked of by Krystian Szudyga and the Polish minister of Agriculture Marek Sawicki, amongst others. The […]
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No relief for Fukushima growers

September 13, 2011

After the disaster with the Fukushima nuclear plant, production of mushrooms from that region will be lower in the near future. Mushrooms are a known absorber of radioactive material. The problem now, however, is that the medium the mushrooms grow on is also affected. Wood logs and sawdust appear to be contaminated and have absorbed […]
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Monaghan Mushrooms acquire Sussex Mushrooms in the UK

September 12, 2011

More than 300 jobs have been secured with the takeover, in August, of Sussex Mushrooms in Thakeham, United Kingdom, by the UK’s biggest mushroom grower, Monaghan Mushrooms. The assets and contracts of Sussex Mushrooms, which has operated the West Sussex-based business since 2006, have been transferred to a new company- Thakeham Mushrooms Limited- owned by […]
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Workshop on mushrooms as health food

August 26, 2011

The Mushroom Research Development and Training Centre from New Delhi, India, organized a workshop with the title “Mushroom Utilization as Health Food” on the 10th of August in Gurgaon. The workshop focused on the use of several species of mushrooms as health food, nutritional supplement and medicine. There were 2 sessions and numerous presentations, on […]
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Lambert Spawn Europa established

June 29, 2011

With effect from 1July 2011, Lambert Spawn U.S. has entered a joint venture with Eric Vernooij and Jan Baltussen (shareholders of ChampFood International). The new enterprise, Lambert Spawn Europa B.V., is located in the Netherlands. It will distribute Lambert spawn on the European market, in Africa and the Middle East. The new company will operate […]
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Mushroom Days: international success

June 9, 2011

The 32nd edition of the Mushroom Days was a great success. For three days, Den Bosch was the center of the international mushroom industry. As many as 80 exhibitors (last edition: 69), including 21 foreign, presented their latest products and services. In total, over 2,600 visitors from 63 countries (last edition: 57) attended the fair. […]
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Dutch Mushroom Days 2011 ready for kick-off

May 20, 2011

The 32nd Dutch Mushroom Days will take place on the 25th, 26th and 27th of May in the Brabanthallen in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. With 80 stand holders, not only from the Netherlands but also from other countries, it will be one of the biggest “Mushroom Days” ever. The organisation, Stichting Champignondagen (Mushroom Days Association), expects […]
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Dinner Party Dutch Mushroom Days

May 17, 2011

The organizing committee of the Dutch Mushroom days will, as has been common practice in the past, organise an evening programme on Thursday, May 26. This “Get Inspired” dinner party will be held for exhibitors and their relations. On this occasion, a stylish venue has been chosen to host the event, the “Orangerie” in the […]
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All Ireland Mushroom Conference 2011 to be held in October

April 22, 2011

The All Ireland Mushroom Conference 2011 has been confirmed last month at a meeting of the Organisation Committee in Dublin. The date is set at Thursday, 20th of October, and the conference will take place at the Hillgrove Hotel in Monaghan, Republic of Ireland. The format is going to be as in previous years with […]
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