Monday 21 October 2019

Pettitt's Supervalu honoured for promoting local suppliers

Sheena Pettitt of the Pettit’s Supervalu group, with the award.
Sheena Pettitt of the Pettit’s Supervalu group, with the award.

Pettitt's SuperValu in St Aidan's Shopping Centre in Wexford have managed to scoop the prestigious Best Local Champion award at the annual Checkout 'Best In Fresh' awards.

The management at Pettitt's were delighted to received the award which really cements SuperValu's commitment to delivering an unbeatable fresh food range while supporting Irish suppliers.

The awards ceremony, hosted by Checkout Magazine, recognises retailers for their outstanding contribution to fresh food retailing across the store. The judges were extremely impressed with Pettitt's, saying: 'You can't walk five yards down an aisle at Pettitt's SuperValu at St Aidan's, without encountering an array of products from a local supplier, supported with company information and tasting notes. It's a tour of the best suppliers in the south east - without having to leave the supermarket.'

Speaking of the award, Cormac Pettitt of Pettitt's SuperValu said: 'We believe in local and helping to sustain local communities is so important in Ireland today.

'Across our six stores, we strive to support local producers and local suppliers as much as possible. We are proud to have won this award as it demonstrates our real commitment to buying Irish and buying local. The quality of local food is second to none and this award is a real testament to our unwavering commitment to locally sourced produce.

'Our customers compliment us on a daily basis on giving them choice and enabling them to make that decision to purchase food produced in their local community. Our unwavering commitment to buying Irish and supporting local producers while continuing to offer fresh food at great value prices is what makes us different and better than our competitors.'

Wexford People

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