Icelandic fish plant pulls out of UK citing Brexit and Covid

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Nearly 200 jobs at risk as Iceland Seafood says Grimsby no longer ‘a strategic fit’

A fish processing facility in Grimsby employing almost 200 workers is under threat of closure after its owner said Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic had made it too challenging to operate.

Iceland Seafood said the site at Grimsby was no longer “a strategic fit” after buying the facility in 2018, and that it would focus on its other European facilities for processing.

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