Whitby Seafoods scraps merger plans following probe by UK competition authority

The resources required to engage in an in-depth second phase investigation 'are out of all proportion to any potential benefit from the deal,' said Whitby.

Whitby Seafoods is an independent family-owned business founded in 1985 by Graham Whittle. His children Daniel Whittle (Managing Director), Edward Whittle (Sustainability Director) and Laura Whittle (Marketing and Sales Director) also work in the business.
Whitby Seafoods is an independent family-owned business founded in 1985 by Graham Whittle. His children Daniel Whittle (Managing Director), Edward Whittle (Sustainability Director) and Laura Whittle (Marketing and Sales Director) also work in the business.Photo: Whitby Seafoods
Published 13 October 2023, 08:23Updated 13 October 2023, 13:41