Business expansion
Continente; Norte; Alto Trás-os-Montes
Location of affected unit(s)
Vila Flôr
Agriculture, Forestry And Fishing
Crop And Animal Production, Hunting And Related Service Activities
01 - Crop and animal production, hunting and related service activities

150 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
28 July 2008
Employment effect (start)
31 July 2008
Foreseen end date


The agricultural company Sousacamp has announced the creation of 150 jobs with the opening of a new factory to grow mushrooms in Paredes in July 2008. As of July 2008, there is no information on when the new jobs will be created by. The company expects to produce up to 4,000 tonnes of mushrooms a year, of which some 60% will be exported to Spain. Sousacamp was created in 1989 and has two factories in Portugal: one in Benlhevai (Vila Flôr) and the other in Mirandela. These two factories employ altogether about 200 workers. According to the management, Sousacamp will continue expanding its activities in the near future.


  • 28 July 2008: Jornal de Notícias


Eurofound (2008), Sousacamp, Business expansion in Portugal, factsheet number 66949, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/66949.