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Flatfish was founded in 1979 by Steve Stansfield and his father operating from a stall on the old Grimsby fish pontoon, and from those humble beginning has developed into one of the UK’S leading independent fish processing companies, operating from a state of the art facility at the heart of one of the single largest centres of fish processing in Europe.
The multi million pound investment programme that the Company has undertaken over the past 10 years has been underpinned by its belief that the future of the industry is inextricably linked to the sourcing of raw material from well managed fishing grounds providing sustainable sources of fish with a high level of traceability.
This ethos has helped it develop into a successful supplier to some of the UK’s major supermarkets, as well as leading wholesalers and food service companies.

TypePrivate
Founded1979
HQGrimsby, GB
Websiteflatfish-ltd.co.uk

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2021)42
Revenue (FY, 2018)£11.5 M(-9%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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Key People/Management at Flatfish

Steven Stansfield

Steven Stansfield

Managing Director
Richard Stansfield

Richard Stansfield

Sales Director
Reece Stansfield

Reece Stansfield

Purchasing Director
Nigel Clarke

Nigel Clarke

Purchasing Director
Peter Stokes

Peter Stokes

Finance Director
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Flatfish Office Locations

Flatfish has offices in Grimsby and North East Lincolnshire
Grimsby, GB (HQ)
5 Stirling St
North East Lincolnshire, GB
Stirling St
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Flatfish Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1979
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Flatfish Revenue

Flatfish's revenue was reported to be £11.52 m in FY, 2018
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

11.5m

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

2.9m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

25.4%

Net income (FY, 2018)

(481.1k)

EBIT (FY, 2018)

(487.9k)

Cash (30-Sept-2018)

345.0
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

10.8m12.1m12.5m12.1m12.7m11.5m

Revenue growth, %

12%3%

Cost of goods sold

7.0m8.1m8.5m8.4m9.1m8.6m

Gross profit

3.7m4.0m4.0m3.7m3.6m2.9m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

145.2k237.0398.0382.0345.0

Accounts Receivable

1.7m2.4m2.1m2.4m1.7m

Inventories

1.6m1.6m1.3m1.5m1.5m

Current Assets

3.6m4.2m3.6m4.3m3.6m
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Flatfish Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

74/100

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Future Thinking

In recent months, our site at Flatfish has changed almost beyond recognition. As our company grows, we are eager to reinvest in our business. Every penny we reinvest helps to build our business, taking us from strength to strength.

Making a Change Together

This year, Flatfish has gone from strength to strength, supplying the nation with fish and launching a range of own-brand products. Our hometown of Grimsby has shown so much character and resilience in these uncertain economic times.

Flatfish Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Flatfish founded?

    Flatfish was founded in 1979.

  • Who are Flatfish key executives?

    Flatfish's key executives are Steven Stansfield, Richard Stansfield and Reece Stansfield.

  • How many employees does Flatfish have?

    Flatfish has 42 employees.

  • What is Flatfish revenue?

    Latest Flatfish annual revenue is £11.5 m.

  • What is Flatfish revenue per employee?

    Latest Flatfish revenue per employee is £274.3 k.

  • Who are Flatfish competitors?

    Competitors of Flatfish include Coborn's, Avenue Supermarts and Lowes Foods.

  • Where is Flatfish headquarters?

    Flatfish headquarters is located at 5 Stirling St, Grimsby.

  • Where are Flatfish offices?

    Flatfish has offices in Grimsby and North East Lincolnshire.

  • How many offices does Flatfish have?

    Flatfish has 2 offices.