Spinneys Opens First-Ever Airside Supermarket In Dubai International Airport

Locally-owned supermarket, Spinneys, is announcing the opening of its latest new store tomorrow (12th April) at Terminal 1, Dubai International Airport. Continuing to increase its footprint across the region and beyond, Spinney’s fresh food offering will now be accessible to international and domestic travellers – a first for the region.

The new opening follows Spinneys’ recent announcement of a series of vigorous developments as part of its ambitious expansion strategy for 2018. Measuring 2600 square foot, the new Spinneys Terminal 1 store will be its 52nd store in the region, open seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day, bringing a convenient, one-stop shop for great-tasting, quality food. Elevating the travel experience for consumers, the community-led supermarket will feature a range of on-site facilities, including an in-store bakery, fresh cold and hot deli where passengers and airport employees can pick up freshly baked breads, tasty fruits and vegetables and fresh, prepared food to go, mixed salads and every day staples.

The opening of the store will create 26 new jobs for the local community. The opening is the first in the aggressive growth plan outlined at the end of 2017 for the brand, Spinneys is forecasting a +40% growth by 2020, through a focus on expansion, continued innovation and digital product development.

A further two stores will be opening in the coming months with more details to follow soon.

Speaking about Spinneys’ new opening, CEO, Matt Frost, commented: “We’re delighted to be opening our first air-side store in Dubai International Airport and know Spinneys T1 will offer a whole new level of quality and convenience to airport food shopping. Being an independently-owned retailer, we benefit from being able to listen to our customers and adapt to grow and build a supermarket that truly sits at the heart of the community, whilst still remaining true to our fresh food retailer values. Our new store means we can ensure families travelling through the airport can get their hands on fresh, great-tasting food to take home, whilst airport workers can ‘Eat well, Live Well’ with healthy and convenient lunch options at great value.”

Spinneys sources the highest quality, traceable food from all over the world; all its meat is free of added hormones and their fruit and vegetables are sourced from Global GAP approved farms, ensuring reduced pesticide use, no GMOs, and social responsibility for growers and their families.

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