Conference 2015

The NZTA conference 2015 was held in Rotorua (7-9 August, 2015).

Theme:  Growing and Marketing New Zealand Truffle and other Ectomycorrhizal Mushrooms

Venue:   SUDIMA Hotel – Rotorua


Ian Treloar – Opening Address

Dr. Ian Hall – Right Product (True to Label or Description)Asiatic or other false Truffles

Mr. Harry Eslick – Understanding Truffle Ripeness, Rot and other Quality Defects

Dr. Alexis Guerin-Laguette –  NZ Truffle and Mushroom Research 2014 – 2015

Chef Glen Robberts –    A Chef’s take on Truffles – A practical demonstration of receiving, handling and preparing of Truffles

ATGA President Dr. Peter Stahle – Understanding Progress in Australia

Karen Drummond – Presentation of Dogs at Work Learning About Dogs

Steve Hart – Purpose of HEA and STNZL for Truffle Exports

Steve Hart – Consideration and Review of Draft EMS and Standards


Truffle Dinner; Was held at the stunning SKYLINE Stratosfare Restaurant (with Gondola ride to the top) – see the pictures of the meals below

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