Business expansion
United Kingdom
Yorkshire and the Humber; East Riding and North Lincolnshire; East Riding of Yorkshire
Location of affected unit(s)
Agriculture, Forestry And Fishing
Crop And Animal Production, Hunting And Related Service Activities
01.13 - Growing of vegetables and melons, roots and tubers

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
15 August 2017
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 December 2017


Northern Irish based food producer Hughes Mushrooms have announced that they are to create 100 new jobs through the opening of a new site on the UK mainland. The facility in Holme, East Yorkshire will create 70 jobs in its initial phase and this will increase to 100 positions by the end of 2017. It is being reported that the positions will be full-time. The company has taken the decision to expand production in order to keep up with customer demand, and will start supplying to the market sometime in mid September 2017.


  • 15 August 2017: Insider Media


Eurofound (2017), Hughes Mushrooms, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 91842, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/91842.