Palmerston North fish wholesaler more than $200,000 in debt

By on December 7, 2017
Palmerston North fish wholesaler more than $200,000 in debt

A long-running Manawatū seafood wholesaler has been pulled under by high overheads after four decades in business.

Ocean Fisheries, based in Palmerston North, has supplied fish and seafood to high-profile Manawatū restaurants and hotels for 40 years.

But the owners, Cecil and Maureen Williams, who took over in 2012, have had to go into liquidation after falling more than $200,000 in debt

The first liquidation report from Hamish Pryde and Brent Dickins​, of accountancy firm Coombe Smith, found that despite attempts to improve the business, there was not enough money coming in to cover the company's costs.

Read the full article by Paul Mitchell > Business Day - stuff.co.nz



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