Plant-based food firm Myco creates 70 jobs in move to vertical farming site

Vegan food firm Myco Holdings has launched a product development site in North Yorkshire which promises to create 70 jobs.
In what is said to be the first facility of its kind in the UK, Myco will grow oyster mushrooms using vertical farming techniques and turn them into food proteins, all under the same roof. The 200,000 sqft property at Leeming Bar will be transformed ready for production to begin this year.
Myco said the move follows work with North Yorkshire Council to secure the unit, which is close to the A1 and will help the firm reduce food miles. Initially six staff will be bas …