According to statistics, the first half of 2013 in Ukraine imported 542 tons of mushroom mycelium, which is 4.5% less than was imported in the same period in 2012. And if in the first quarter of 2013 the volume of imports of mycelium significantly higher than last year (over 6%), in the second quarter, the volume of imported mycelium were lower than last year by 18%, which determined the decrease in import volumes in the first half.
According to news agency “Umdis” mushroom mycelium production in Ukraine is very low, and does not significantly affect the situation.
As before, the overwhelming share of imports in Ukraine mycelium belongs to the 4 companies that are imported mycelium 4 manufacturers. More information is available podpicchikam IA “Umdis”
Import mushroom mycelium in Ukraine for months – 2012 and 2013 kg.
The largest importer of mycelium – OOO “Mikogen-Ukraine”, whose share in total imports was 49%. Followed by JV im.Shevchenko (Veres) PE Mikos, Ltd. and Italgrib Grikar-APS.
Import mycelium brown strains grew 50%, but still is only about 1% of the total imported into Ukraine mushroom mycelium. During the first six months of 2012 were imported 5.2 tons of mycelium brown strains, for the first six months of 2013 – 7.9 tons.