A family owned convenience store, Spar Abserystwyth, operated by Blakemore Retail has launched a new concept store, offering innovative food-to-go range following a refurbishment last month.

The store is 2,910sqft and accommodates a brand new food-to-go concept called ‘Eat Some…’ inspired by street food vendors.

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The new food brands include The Grill, WhirlyBird, Prego!, Oh So Toastie, Shake Waffle & Stroll, Soup & Spuds and are exclusively owned by leading wholesaler AF Blakemore.

The food-to-go is the first concept to open in the UK and offers local shoppers a variety of exciting great food to take away.

At the opening of the new Spar store, Blakemore retail managing director, Matt Teague said: “We are very excited to be opening our newly refurbished Spar store in Aberystwyth. We know the local community will enjoy the exciting new additions to the store. Our ‘Eat Some…’ food-to-go concept offers shoppers a breadth of solutions catering for all tastes. We are sure the increased range of fresh foods in the store will also be a big hit.

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Spar Aberystwyth store manager, Mike Grasham, added: “Our team have worked really hard to offer the local community a fantastic new and exciting store. We have always worked hard to deliver great customer service. We are sure our shoppers will love what we’ve done to the store and will enjoy the huge variety of food-to-go, fresh and chilled products now available. We are also delighted to welcome 23 new staff members to the store.”

A look at the new store

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