Manager of NI’s first stand-alone Greggs ‘extremely proud’
The manager of NI’s first stand-alone Greggs outlet has said he is “extremely proud” to be leading the store.
The food-on-the-go retailer opened its first company-managed shop at Boucher Retail Park on March 22, creating 14 jobs in one of Belfast’s busiest shopping area.
The shop layout offers seating areas and free Wi-Fi, and the new store follows from the success of franchise shops with Applegreen, including the its Motorway Service Stations on the M2 and M1, and its Trunk Road Service Area outside Ballymena.
Leading the team at Greggs Boucher Retail Park shop is Eamonn Higgins who said: “I’m extremely proud to be managing this landmark shop. We’re really looking forward to introducing customers to our great tasting product range and can’t wait to hear what they think.”
Greggs’ products include savoury items and sandwich options. The company has also been promoting its lighter options under the Balanced Choice range, offering a selection of sandwiches, salads, soups, porridge and fruit at under 400 calories.
It also offers a range of hot drinks, including freshly-ground coffee.
Shop opening times are Monday – Friday (7am to 9.30pm), Saturday (7am to 6.30pm) and Sunday (10am to 6pm).
Martin Kibler, business development and property director for Greggs added: “Following the success of our franchise shops with Applegreen including the popular Motorway Service Station on the M2, we’re very proud to be opening the first company managed shop in Belfast.
“We are delighted at the sense of anticipation and the level of local interest in Greggs plans and really look forward to welcoming our new customers into our shops, showcasing the excellent range of products that we have on offer.”