and mushroom growling
2-nd International Spesialized Trade Fair
of realization: october 6 - 10, 2006.
Center "Moskva", All-Russian Exhibition Center, Moscow,
Exhibition Company "Mir-Expo".
of auspices of: Ministry of Agriculture and Food
Industry of Moscow region; Biology Department of the Moscow
State University named M.V. Lomonosov; Moscow School of the
Mushroom Growing; National Academy of Mychology; the All Russian Scientific Research Institute
of Vegetable Growing.
The International Specialized Trade Fair "Mushrooms and
Mushroom growing" was held on October 6-10, 2006 at the
Center "Moskva"", the All-Russian Exhibition Center, Moscow,
Russia. The Exhibition Company "Mir-Expo" organized it.
The exhibition passed under the auspices of: Ministry of
Agriculture and Food Industry of Moscow Region; Biology
Department of the Moscow State University named M.V.
Lomonosov; Moscow School of Mushroom Growing; Russian
Inter-Regional Mushroom Growers Association; All Russian
Scientific Research Institute of Vegetable Growing, Moscow
Agricultural Academy named K.I. Timiryazev.
The main purpose of the exhibition was to realize the action
to establish new business contacts and partner relations,
promote the exchange of experience between experts of the
branch, create conditions for the further successful
development of the mushroom growing in Russia. At the
exhibition the various kinds of cultivated and wild-growing
mushrooms, and their mycelia, the research development in
the field of the mushroom growing, technologies and the
equipment for cultivating, processing, storage and transport
of food mushrooms, medical preparations based on mushrooms
and mycelia there were represented. The special attention
was given to qualified training the personnel for the
Within the framework of the exhibition Professor
L.V.Garibova and Doctor of Agricultural sciences
K.L.Alekseeva have carried out the lectures for
students-mycologist from the Moscow State University named
M.V.Lomonosov and the Moscow Agricultural Academy named
K.I.Timirjazev. Students could see the newest development in
the field of mushroom growing, get acquainted with and
consult the leading experts of the branch.
The exposition of the exhibition has reflected a modern
condition of the mushroom growing, has shown the production
of the Russian companies, near and distant foreign
Conducting organizations have taken part in the exhibition,
such as Agrocomplex Ledovo, Mico Trading, Santana, Technic,
Country facilities Talan, Agrozhashita, the Center for
fungotherapy after Irina A. Philippova and others. About 20
% of participants were the foreign companies: Sylvan, Dutch
Mushroom Equipment Company (DME), the Christians Group and
The exhibition was visited by the heads of departments of
the food and process industry of the Ministry of Agriculture
of Russia and the Ministry of Agriculture and Foodstuffs of
Moscow Region, the mushroom growing experts, representatives
of profile scientific research institutes and educational
institutions. The exhibition has caused the great interest
of the representatives of the rural farmsteads of Russian
Orthodox Church communities. At the exhibition the
negotiations with priors of monasteries and temples on
introducing the mushroom growing in their part-time farms
there were carried out. It is pleasant to note, that among
the visitors of the exhibition there was a great number of
the starting mushroom growers who could not only receive the
information about the training classes, the organization of
the manufacture and the necessary equipment but also see the
all things using their own eyes. Experts from the " Mushroom
Growing School " magazine gave consultation on growing the
cultivated mushrooms - agarics, champignons and shiitake
both in the industrial conditions, and at the personal plots.
The "Mushroom Growing School" also has carried out tasting
based on mushroom production of the companies-participants
of the exhibition among visitors.
According to experts of DME company from Holland: "We rose
to the possibility of participating at this fair, as we see
the great potential of the Russian market. We feel that the
exhibition should have been promoted well in advance, as
many visitors come from far away: Vladivostok, Altaiskyi
Krai, Krasnodar, Kiev, Odessa, ets."
The Practical Research Conference "Mushroom Growing and
Allied Biotechnologies. Innovations for Investments" was run
on October 10 within the framework of the exhibition.
Scientists and expert-practice delivered their lectures and
reports, gave consultation on actual problems of the
mushroom growing. The basic themes of reports were to
establish the mushroom growing factories and enable them to
sell their production, to cultivate and use the edible and
medicinal mushrooms and also the substantiation of the
recumbent of capital investments in the mushroom growing,
the preparation of the qualified personnel for the mushroom
growing, the modern safe systems to protect mushrooms from
illnesses, the questions of processing the waste products.
At the conference the informative report of the State
Gossortcomission of Russian Ministry of Agriculture and Food
Production of the Russian Federation on patenting the new
cultivated edible mushrooms strains was delivered. Experts
of the Moscow State University named М.В. Lomonosov spoke
about the development in the field of technologies of
cultivating the new kinds of edible and medicinal mushrooms.
At the conference 20 conducting scientists and experts from
Russia, Ukraine and Byelorussia in the field of mushroom
growing there were acted.
The last exhibition "Mushrooms and Mushroom Growing" has got
a support and caused an interest of experts from Russia, the
countries of the CIS and distant foreign countries. It has
found reflection in the publications of the mass-media,
special television reports on the TNT and RTR channels.
The second specialized exhibition "Mushrooms and Mushroom
Growing" will be held on October 6-10, 2006. Within the
framework of the exhibition the scientific-practical
conferences and seminars on mushroom growing also there are
to be run. The location of the Fair is to be at the Center "Moskva",
the All-Russian Exhibition Center, Moscow, Russia.
For further information, please contact the Organizing
Committee of the specialized exhibition "Mushrooms and
Mushroom Growing" by phone/fax: (495) 118-0565, 118-3683,
118-3688, or by e-mail:
of the exhibition:
of the participants:
top manager of the exhibition:
Andrew V. Bannikov