Scottish Secretary David Mundell is to meet with key figures as efforts to save the closure-threatened Pinneys seafood factory continue.
Young's Seafood has announced plans to shut down the site in Annan, Dumfries and Galloway, putting 450 jobs at risk.
Mr Mundell will meet with Young's chief executive Bill Showalter to urge him to reconsider the move, and with Dumfries and Galloway Council chief executive Gavin Stevenson to discuss potential UK Government support.
Mr Mundell said:
Business minister Paul Wheelhouse told MSPs on Tuesday that several parties have expressed an interest in Pinneys.
SNP MSP Joan McAlpine said: