Martek Food Systems supplied food- 260 self-dispensing gravity bins to dispensing gravity bins to Weigh2Save, Weigh2Save, to hold loose, dry, freeflowing products such as spices, nuts, the first ‘bulk’ supermarket in the UK. dry fruits, cereals, lentils, rice and flour, Located in Blackburn, Weigh2Save sells as well as pick ‘n’ mix confectionery. Selfhundreds of loose dry foods in bulk with dispensing allows customers to buy as no packaging, allowing its customers to much or as little as they need, thereby save up to 70 percent on retail prices of reducing food and packaging waste and packaged goods. The concept has been costs, and encouraging experimentation extremely well received and in its first few with new ingredients. months of trading, the store exceeded all its sales projections and profit After the huge success of the flagship store in Blackburn, Weigh2Save is now expectations. looking to take the concept nationwide. Martek Food Systems supplied over The franchisee scheme is open to anyone
who wants to run their own business and is looking to invest in a highly lucrative, yet untapped niche of the market. The Weigh2Save founders explained: “We conducted a survey of over 500 people, explaining the Weigh2Save concept and 98 percent thought it was a great idea. This is the first store of its kind in the UK and it has proved a huge hit with the local community. The fact we save on supply and packaging costs means that we can transfer these savings directly to our customers – enabling them to save up to 70 percent on like for like products.
“Martek Food Systems’ self-dispensing gravity bins are ideal for Weigh2Save, as they are attractive, hygienic and userfriendly. Easy to clean and refill, the bins keep the products fresh and promote first-in, first-out stock rotation while enabling our customers to see the goods, rather than the packaging.”
retailers’ display style, space and budget. From corner shops to large superstores, modular systems are designed, manufactured and installed for individual retail outlets to make the most of limited shelf and display space.
All bins from Martek Food Systems are made of crystal clear polycarbonate, which has an impact strength 35 times greater than acrylic, making them scratchresistant and virtually unbreakable.
For more information on the full range “We are extremely proud to have worked of bulk merchandising solutions available with Weigh2Save on the launch of their from Martek Food Systems, please contact Mike Elliott of Martek Food Systems, inaugural store, and will continue to Kirsty Carnell on 01689 808 600 or visit added: “We offer a range of dispensing work closely alongside them in their www.martekfs.com to find out more. bins as part of complete merchandising future developments. We also relish the solutions, which include purpose-built opportunity to work with their franchisee fixtures, each created to match individual stores when they launch.”
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