Super Selectos Expands in El Salvador

The supermarket chain plans to open seven new stores in 2011.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

With the openings the chain will reach ninety stores and 6.000 employees.

Carlos Calleja, vice president of Calleja Group, owner of the supermarket chain, said the new stores will be located in rural areas of the country where Super Selectos still does not have a presence."

"Another project in the agenda is the construction of a storage facility for perishable goods in Nejapa" reports "Last year, Super Selectos signed an alliance with producers in the north of the country to purchase directly from them vegetables and fruits."

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With an investment of $40 million the supermarket chain will open 12 new supermarkets and a supply center in Nejapa in the next two years.

The opening of store number 84, which will be 1400 meters in size, in San Salvador’s Metrocentro, marks the beginning of the expansion by the Calleja Group who owns the supermarket chain.

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In the next two years the group plans to build a processing facility and storage center as well as open 12 new stores.

The construction work for the meat and poultry processing facility, which will also have capacity for fruit and vegetable packing, has already begun near the country's capital city, San Salvador.

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The supermarket chain plans to open five new branches in different parts of the country this year.

Carlos Calleja, vice president of the supermarket chain, informed “We are hoping to open five new stores with a multimillion dollar investment this year, developing more jobs for the country and trying to get closer to all the niches and towns.”

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