450 roles are set to go at the plant, as well as many more agency jobs.
A six-week consultation into the proposed closure of the Pinneys seafood factory in Annan has ended.
Young's Seafood itself is now on the market. The potential sale is understood not to have an affect on the possible closure of Pinneys.
Scottish Secretary David Mundell is to meet with key figures as efforts to save the closure-threatened Pinneys seafood factory continue.
450 jobs are at risk as the Pinneys of Scotland fish factory faces potential closure, which could happen before the end of 2018.