In Germany the production of fresh mushrooms has increased remarkably, during 8 years from 2008 to 2016 the volumes have increased from 57,000 tons to 70,000 tons. This progression was further reinforced last year, with 76,000 tonnes according to the latest estimates. Domestic consumption has also increased: the average was 1.60 kg / capita in 2008 and 1.91 kg / capita in 2016, figures for fresh mushrooms from German production. Including all mushrooms, fresh and canned, domestic and imported, the average consumption is 3.03 kg / capita. According to the data processed by AMI on behalf of BDC (Bundes Deutscher Mushroom- und Kulturpilzanbauer e.V.) the German Federation of mushroom producers.