Friday, September 29, 2023

Mercadona reopens its supermarket in Can Picafort with take-out food, relaxation areas and greater energy efficiency

Mercadona has reopened this Wednesday its establishment in Can Picaforte, specifically on the road from Arta to Puerto de Alcudia, with a takeaway section, a rest area for customers and more energy with 40 percent less consumption ways to achieve efficiency.

The supermarket has undergone an extensive revamp to adapt to the company’s new “efficient store” model, involving an investment of 7.7 million euros and the involvement of 56 suppliers, who employ more than 600 people during operations, as that has been reported by the report. Mercadona via a statement.

Mercadona has 49 supermarkets in the Balearic Islands, 35 of which have implemented this model, including a delicatessen with sliced ​​and packaged ham, a central gondola in perfumery for specialty cosmetics, a fresh-squeezed orange juice service, a new oven section with specialty sushi, bread slicers or refrigerated pastries, among other novelties.

Similarly, Cane Picafort supermarkets have added a new ‘Ready to Eat’ section, which offers ready-to-eat dishes served in containers made from natural materials, such as sugar cane — a compostable material –, cardboard or paper. .

The company has also arranged a rest area with tables and chairs where the ‘boss’ – as Mercadona calls its customers – can eat freshly prepared dishes and have a cold drink to accompany it.

With regard to the environmental aspect, measures have been taken to reduce energy consumption by up to 40 percent compared to the traditional store model, which means “optimization of materials and the thickness of walls and ceilings, as well as improvements in thermal and acoustic insulation” doing, as well as new freezer cabinets that are more energy efficient and respect the environment”.

Mercadona has indicated that the store features an automatic LED lighting system that is regulated by zones and time of day for more efficient energy management.

Solar panels have also been installed on the roof “as part of the company’s commitment to meeting energy demand with renewable sources, thus reducing emissions and improving the store’s environmental performance.”

The opening hours of the supermarket will be from 9:00 am to 9:30 pm from Monday to Saturday and its home service and online shopping has been enabled through the website. New ergonomic box furniture and more furnished dining room

Aimed to facilitate workers’ daily tasks, this new supermarket includes a number of measures to “improve ergonomics and eliminate excessive exertion”, such as new checkout furniture developed in collaboration with the Biomechanics Institute of Valencia .

The store also has common areas for employees to enjoy more comfort in their moments of rest, as well as a more equipped dining room and more spacious and comfortable individual lockers.

In addition, the store is fully technologically connected, through the integration of a range of electronic devices and collaborative devices for workers, with which information can be shared from any part of the store, which is unique to each supermarket. Facilitates self-management and streamlined processes. Full range processes. With a workforce of over 2,700 people and a purchase volume of 200 million

Mercadona ends the year 2022 with a purchase volume in the Balearic Islands of more than 200 million euros, a figure that reflects the continued commitment by the Balearic clothing producer, and with a workforce of 2,703 people, all of whom have a “stable and quality contract”…

Within Corporate Social Responsibility, the company has specified that it maintains its “social commitment” with the residents of the areas in which it has its presence and activity. In the case of the Balearic Islands, last year it donated 1,180 tonnes of food and basic necessities to a total of 27 soup kitchens and community charities, more than triple that of 2021.

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