SPAR Hungary invests over €1.98 million in new supermarket

April 13, 2023 IN THE CATEGORY: Store openings

SPAR Hungary has continued the expansion of its store network with the opening of a new 984m2 supermarket in Sárospatak in the north of the country. A total of over €1.98 million was invested in the modern, energy-efficient supermarket which offers employment to 20 new team members.

The new SPAR Supermarket is located close to main roads so is easily accessible. 52 parking spaces are available for customers. The fruit and vegetable section at the entrance welcomes shoppers. Adjacent to this, refrigerators offer a range of convenience products. Next, the bakery department and an area offering warm meals prepared instore are located. The supermarket features a self-service deli section and refrigerated counters with meat and dairy products in the rear of the store. Drinks and frozen goods complete the product offer. With a focus on convenience, self-service checkout is available.

Keeping SPAR Hungary’s sustainability goals in mind, the supermarket is equipped with LED lighting. The cooling system runs on environmentally friendly, CO2-based technology.  All fridges are equipped with doors to reduce energy usage.

“For SPAR Hungary, it is a strategic goal to provide customers with the highest quality service as well as sustainable operations. With this in mind, we are continuing our store development programme which allows us to open new stores”, said Márk Maczelka, Head of Communications at SPAR Hungary.

Source: SPAR Hungary

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About SPAR Hungary

The first SPAR Supermarket opened in Hungary in 1992, following the acquisition by ASPIAG (Austria SPAR International AG) of a majority stake in General Kereskedelmi Rt. Since its launch, SPAR Hungary has been actively involved in developing the country’s retail industry.

The licensing of independent retailers to operate the SPAR Brand in Hungary has proven successful. The retailers benefit from access to SPAR Own Brand products and expertise, while consumers enjoy the increased number of store locations. SPAR Hungary is one of the country’s largest employers, with nearly 18,000 team members. SPAR Hungary runs a network of over 610 company-owned and independently-run stores. The retailer’s online platform is available in Budapest and over 50 surrounding municipalities.