HLP visits the Netherlands

This Summer the HLP (Hessische Landesfachgruppe für Pilzanbau) visited a large number of companies in Holland in connection with Exotic mushrooms. The whole supplychain came in view. From constructers as Christiaens and GTL to substrate producers as Verbruggen Paddestoelen, CNC Exotics and Substraatbedrijf Horst till growers as AK mushrooms and Paddestoelenrijk. The last one mentioned “Paddestoelenrijk” owned by Geert-Peter and Jolanda de Rijk grow a total of eight different strains including Shiitake, Nameco, Eryngii, white and brown Beech mushrooms, pom pom blanc, agaricus blazei and recently Italspawns Pioppino (Agrocybe aegerita) wich is shown in the picture.  To read the complete story check Mushroom business Edition 71 page 34