UK, Hull-based fish trader F Smales & Son announced the potential closure of its chilled seafood division citing the loss of business with a major account.

In addition to the division closure, the firm could also shut down its Witty Street factory.

“A long-established Hull fish merchant and fish processor, F Smales & Son (Fish Merchants) Ltd have to regrettably announce the potential closure of the Chilled Seafood Division and their factory on Witty Street,” the company said.