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Video tour to the Baltic Champ mushroom farm and compost yard

Baltic Champ is the largest mushroom farm in the Baltic countries. To be precise - 4 mushroom farms. In total, these 4 mushroom farms have 35,000. m2 of own mushroom cultivation area. Baltic Champignons employs 550 people.

Results of the European Mushroom Campaign: The Hidden Gem

GEPC Promo is sharing information that from November 2022 to December 2023, substrate producers from Poland collectively donated 333,000 Euro. at campaign goals.

How mushroom business in China grows 2022-2024. Qihe Biotech prepared a report for UMDIS readers

On the eve of International Mushroom Days in China on April 20-25, the UMDIS agency is publishing an article about the Chinese market by one of our partners. UMDIS Mushroom Agency asked Qihe Biotech – the large Chineese substrate supplier – to tell us how mushroom business grew in China in the last year. Below is the article by Mr ZHANG Lujun

3 types of Mush Comb headfilling machines. How to choose?

One of the key products of Mush Comb – which works on dozens of mushroom farms worldwide – is the head filling machine. As lots of clients approach Mush Comb after seeing “that strong blue head filling machine of my neighbour” – many of them are not aware of the whole range of head filling machines the company offers. And actually, there are five of them.

4AG Robotics claim to have production-ready harvesting robot

"Now that there's robots operating on farms, I believe we are less than a decade away from there being more robots than humans picking mushrooms in North America, Europe, and Australia." - said Sean O'Connor. "Nothing separates company from scaling the business"

CNC bought Veme and Verbruggen. Highly important for exotic mushroom producers

In short - if you produce any kind of exotic mushrooms in Europe, America, Middle Asia or any other part of the world on bought substrate - this company taking over can influence you a lot. As by John Verbruggen and Marco Mezenberg in Netherlands - and by CNC Exotic Mushrooms as well in Netherlands for years were produced very good substrate for exotic mushrooms for sale. As now they join their affords and wnat to grow the business - you will have opportunity to buy substrate for exotic mushrooms from them - as they will enlarge the production and make the very qualitative substrate together. (for this ask Joost Heesen, salesmanager exotics in CNC,, +31 (0) 485 49 45 00).

South African Mushroom Conference in February. MushComb visited it and shares the review

On February 6th, 2024, Mush Comb was thrilled to participate in the 2024 South African Mushroom Farmers' Conference in Johannesburg. This marked a significant event for us, emphasizing the importance of collaboration and knowledge exchange in mushroom farming.

About North American Mushroom Conference, ISMS and mushroom business in US. Everything in one publication

26th North American Mushroom Conference and the 20th Congress International Society for Mushroom Science took place on 26-29th of February in JW Marriott hotel in Las Vegas, USA. Two events in one gathered more than 500 participants. In 2024 - American mushroom market is growing. It feels good after banning of canned import of mushrooms from Europe (however some producers start complaining on Canadian mushrooms import).

Mushroom business in Japan

Why Japan is in TOP-5 of mushroom producers and what we should learn from Japanese mushroom farmers? Webinar Thursday 28th of March 10AM CET time

In Romania started to work Phase 3 compost yard

Romania – the country with 10+ champignon mushroom farms for years was straggling without domestic compost. In Romania farms used to import compost from Hungary where large compost yards – Bio-Fungi, Korona and Boglar Champ are situated.

Please take 10 min to help the Irish University in studying mushroom industry

"We are currently carrying out a Food Fraud Vulnerability assessment in the mushroom value chain and we are looking for feedback from different actors across the value chain", - writes Dr. Dimitrios Argyropoulos from University College Dublin.

Special packaging for exotic mushrooms, brown and sliced white mushrooms by StePac

Below UMDIS Mushroom Agency publishes press release of special film supplier for mushrooms. StePacPPC entered the fresh produce industry in 1995. StePacPPC specializes in the development of advanced polymer films with a range of water vapor transmission rates (WVTR) to manage humidity in the packaging headspace.  This is critical component of modified atmosphere packaging. With produce items that are sensitive to moisture such as mushrooms, it is a crucial advantage.

Dutch Mushroom Projects built a mushroom farm in Austria. Video

Dutch Mushroom Projects BV, the Dutch general contractor as well supplier of equipment, control computers for mushroom business, recently finished a mushroom project in Austria. Frutura Obst & Gemüse Kompetenzzentrum GmbH now has new rooms, climate systems, computers VEC41 and lots of other equipment from DMP. The VEC 41 is an independent controller for every individual climate unit; bunker, tunnel, growing room, central unit, etc.

UMDIS conducted a mushroom harvesting course for mushroom growers in Ireland

A course on how to organize a mushroom harvest with trainer Lina Turowski was held by the UMDIS Mushroom Agency at Kerrigan's mushrooms farm March 4-6, 2024. 16 course participants received practical and theoretical knowledge about the organization of the collection department at the mushroom farm. During the course, participants looked at how a picking department should be organized depending on the size of the farm, how to select and deploy mushroom pickers, and how to motivate the team to achieve a good result.

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