"The kitchen of the TWENTIETH century to middle of the TWENTY-first century will not exist. It will heat up the dishes and only cook for a hobby". The president of Mercadona, Juan Roig , anticipated in the last presentation of results of the company one of the new pillars of its strategy, which goes through to deploy throughout its network of supermarkets the new section of home-cooked meals freshly made to carry.
immersed in a new sector, Mercadona has joined the Club hotel Spain with the aim of working with the business organization in such relevant aspects as the coinnovación and sustainability of the sector, as reported by the business organisation.
This club is a space created for hotels in Spain to bring together all those companies interested in supporting the evolution and progress of the hospitality industry.
Mercadona is planning to expand its Ready-to-eat" to your entire network of supermarkets in Spain and Portugal. The company chaired by Juan Roig launched in August last year a pilot test as a "laboratory" in the valencian locality of Burjassot .
The good host of the "heads" -as called the company to customers in their internal jargon - led to the take-out service is extended to other supermarket of your network. Mercadona has been found that it is a need of their "heads" that until now was not covered. The initial calculations happen because the string could be achieve an annual turnover of billion of euros with the sale of homemade food, which makes it one of the main actors of the sector of the hospitality industry in Spain.
Mercadona requires staff for the posts of the section, in the whole of Spain. In fact, the company is running an investment of 120 million euros to implement the new service in a total of 250 supermarkets in the new store concept that has been designed by the company.
Mercadona offers contracts of half-time (twenty hours per week) with rotating shifts in time slots for the noon and afternoon from Monday to Saturday. The offers of employment to the foods section for take-out (integrated in the concept of supermarkets of "last generation" that is taking over the company) include fixed-term contracts and a salary starting of 663 euros gross per month with wage progression up to the 895 in the fourth year of permanence in the company, to which is added the premium for the targets, equivalent to two paid.John Roig: "The kitchen of the TWENTIETH century to middle of the TWENTY-first century will not exist. It will heat up the dishes and only cook for a hobby"
following the convention of Mercadona with the Club hotel Spain , the two entities will work hand-in-hand in such relevant aspects as the coinnovación with the aim of identifying consumption trends and the transformations that occur in the habits of consumers, as they will enable continuous monitoring of the client and achieve the satisfaction of their new expectations.
in Addition, our commitment to sustainability and the environment will play a key role in this alliance with the purpose of improving procedures for the reduction of the environmental impact of its activity, through the exchange of experiences and good practices in the management of waste, packaging, or plastics, among others.
"We are confident that the entry of a company as powerful as it is Mercadona at the Club will greatly contribute to our industry. The industry of hostelry and the 'retail' may not be alien to reality, that is why it is so crucial that we work hand-in-hand to identify the consumption changes of the clients and even anticipate them in order to meet their needs", said the president of Hospitality of Spain, José Luis Yzuel .
For his part, the director of the project 'Ready to Eat' in Mercadona, Mariló Gómez , has pointed out that the entrance of Mercadona as a member of the Club the Hospitality of Spain are framed within the commitment of the company to maintain a closer relationship and maximum cooperation with society and business representatives.
"The Club membership is going to allow us to know each other and collaborate on what unites us , as well as the deepening of new trends and innovations in the food consumption, each contributing to the vision and knowledge of their respective sectors," he said.Updated Date: 23 September 2019, 23:01