Spar adds new food-to-go range as Marie Curie donations reach £250,000

Symbol group Spar has announced its new food-to-go product range as its sandwich sale donations hit £250,000 for end-of-life care charity, Marie Curie.

The new products include four sandwiches made by the Great Northern Sandwich Company of James Hall & Co, Spar UK’s primary wholesale and distributor for the north of England, where the new flavours will be available.

Including Chicken Club, Honey and Mustard Chicken, Cheese and Carrot Chutney and Seafood Cocktail, the updated line will also see the addition of three new wraps with flavours such as Cajun Chicken and Onion Bhaji.

To add to its milestone sale donations, for each sandwich or wrap sold in a northern England Spar store, 1p will be donated to its principal charity partner, Marie Curie.

Of the new food-to-go range, any Spar branded products will also feature updated packaging with new designs and colours.

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“Food-to-go is a huge part of our business and we refresh our offer periodically to ensure customers are seeing an evolving range in our SPAR stores, and that they have something new to try,” James Hall & Co. Ltd junior trading manager for fresh food to go, Rebecca Billington said.

“Our food-to-go team at James Hall & Co. Ltd has worked hard on the new range and we’re excited by the new fillings that have launched. These include some classic favourites and trending flavours not previously within the range of Spar sandwiches.

“We also take pride in the fact that our high-quality sandwich range offers customers a fantastic value and healthy lunchtime meal, and this contributes funding to a wonderful charity in Marie Curie that we are delighted to be associated with.”

Marie Curie head of partnerships manager, Tom Heron added: “A huge thank you Spar customers and the food-to-go team at James Hall & Co. Ltd for an incredible 25 million sandwiches sold in aid of Marie Curie. Your support means a better end of life for people in the UK.”

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