Spar introduces own brand Summertime range

With summer nearly here, Spar retailers are helping shoppers celebrate the season, whatever the weather, with this year’s Spar brand Summertime range.

Outdoor entertaining is more popular than ever, making this a profitable time of year for Spar’s retailers, and the 2015 Spar Brand Summertime range gives retailers plenty of opportunity to help customers enjoy their summer.

The 2015 range offers 67 products, perfect for summer food shopping missions such as picnics, alfresco dining and BBQ’s.

The 2015 range has 51 ready to eat products, making the range perfect for indoors or out. The other 16 products can be cooked quickly in an oven, and still deliver a BBQ taste –perfect for the unpredictable English weather.

This year’s range introduces new flavours such as Mediterranean and Piri Piri chicken, Chinese and traditional BBQ flavours, giving customers a taste of modern and traditional classics.

There is a wide choice of side dishes, including new launches such as Spar Deli Coleslaw and Spar Tex Mex Dip Trio.

Also new for this summer is Spar s Daily Deli range, an innovative new foodservice concept that could soon roll out to stores across the country.

The range includes fresh salad products, sandwiches, baguettes and accompaniments. Five of the sandwiches in the Spar Daily Deli range contain less than 300 calories: Prawn Mayo; Tuna & Sweetcorn; Chicken Salad; Ham & Mustard and Egg Salad.

Customers can also find quick, convenient fresh food such as our award-winning BBQ Rack of Ribs, Pulled Pork or Tender Pork in BBQ Sauce, which is ready to be enjoyed in just six minutes, has only 220 calories per serving and is amazing value at £3.50.

Along with Spar ’s award-winning Prosecco and Cider, retailers can be they have everything shoppers need this summer.

Susan Darbyshire, Spar UK brand director, said: “Whether it’s an impromptu BBQ or a day out to take advantage of the weather – the Spar brand Summertime range covers all shoppers’ needs.

“At this time of year, customers are looking forward to spending sunny days and Bank Holidays with family and friends – so retailers need to make sure they’ve got everything they need to make them a success,” she said.

“With a great range of picnic or sharing foods that shoppers can easily carry and drinks and snacks, the Spar brand Summertime range is sure to keep customers happy this year.”