The data available to the agency “Umdis”, talking about a significant increase in imports of mycelium in the Ukraine in March and April 2013 compared to the same period in 2012.
Thus, fungal mycelium and kekinga for March and April 2013 were imported 278 tonnes, which is 48% more than in 2012 and 2011 (it was in 2011, during this period imported 196 tonnes, in 2012, 198 tons). Share kekinga mycelium and exotic mushrooms in the import structure of IA “Umdis” is now specified, but we can already say that the mushroom mycelium imports in these months has increased substantially.
Leaders in the import of mycelium, as before, remains the company “Mikogen-Ukraine” (mostly mycelium Mykogen), OOO Mikos (mycelium Sylvan), Italgrib Ltd. (mycelium Italspawn), SOOO Shevchenko (mycelium Euromycel).
Recall that in Ukraine, the mushroom mycelium is produced in very small amounts that do not exceed a few percent of the total consumption in the country of the mycelium.