Foodstuffs

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Queenstown Mediterranean Market joins Raeward Fresh family

Local owners of the Queenstown Mediterranean Market, Angela and Nathan Imlach are thrilled they have recently joined the Raeward Fresh family.

While the store will be retailing under the Raeward Fresh brand, Angela and Nathan will still maintain 100% ownership of the business. Angela and Nathan have been operating the current store for more than 10 years and are excited to see the business grow once more.

“This is a great step for our store and we are confident the support from Foodstuffs South Island Ltd will give more longevity to our business and will enable us to continue its growth and keep giving our local customers, and frequent visitors, what they want,” says Nathan.

The Queenstown Mediterranean Market is an all-encompassing gourmet supermarket with everything from a full service deli and butchery, to fresh fruit and vegetables, and has a large selection of spices and super foods. For the foodies, there’s also an in-store cafe, cooking classes and catering options available.

The Raeward Fresh brand has been part of the Foodstuffs South Island  co-operative for the past three years, prior to this it had been providing customers with fresh fruit and vegetables, meats and cooking essentials since its humble beginning as a roadside stall in 2001. With a ‘paddock to plate’ approach, Raeward Fresh works with local growers and farmers to ensure the best quality is offered, at the best price, every day.

Alan Malcolmson, General Manager Retail Operations Foodstuffs South Island is pleased to welcome a store with similar values into the Raeward Fresh family. “Like Raeward Fresh, the Queenstown Mediterranean Market values local produce at a premium quality and a great price and we are delighted to be working alongside a like-minded business and help them in their journey,” says Alan.

The Queenstown Mediterranean Market will become Raeward Fresh Queenstown Market on Monday 8 September 2014 and the store is located at 53 Robins Road, Boydtown, Queenstown.

The Raeward Fresh brand currently has three stores in Christchurch and one store in Nelson.

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