Lagardère Travel Retail, SumoSalad partner for travel retail in Australia and New Zealand

Sydney, AUSTRALIA, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lagardère Travel Retail has formed a strategic partnership with SumoSalad for travel retail in Australia and New Zealand.

The partnership, which consists of travel retail exclusives reflects the desires of both parties to bring a world class healthy foodservices offer to travel retail within the Pacific region.

“Partnering with SumoSalad, such a strong brand and leader in one of the fastest growing sub categories in Food Service, is exciting for us and will assist us in forming a cornerstone for our business strategy to increase our Foodservice footprint” says Matthieu Mercier, CEO of Lagardère Travel Retail for Pacific region.

Interested in offering passengers an exceptional offer and experience, Lagardère Travel Retail hold a market leading position in the European travel market, operating over 700 Foodservice outlets, across 60 airports and 100 railways stations.

Interested in offering passengers an exceptional offer and experience, Lagardère Travel Retail hold a market leading position in the European travel market, operating over 700 Foodservice outlets, across 60 airports and 100 railways stations.

“A partnership with a leader like Lagardère Travel Retail is a great step into the travel sector, says Luke Baylis, CEO and Co-Founder of SumoSalad. “Australian food choices have changed hugely since we opened our first Sumo store 12 years ago, and for the better. Healthy eating is the world’s fastest-growing food market trend, and I’m proud to say SumoSalad is the passionate and established leader in this segment. Our Green Label really is the next generation of SumoSalad”

Under this partnership, the first SumoSalad Green Label has opened at the entry of the redeveloped food court in Sydney Airport’s T2 Domestic terminal.

ABOUT LAGARDERE TRAVEL RETAIL: With 3,2 billion euros 100% managed sales in 2014 and a presence in 30 countries, 150 airports and 700 train stations in EMEA, North America and ASPAC, Lagardère Travel Retail is a pioneering and leading travel retail player with global reach. Operating stores in travel essentials, duty free and luxury and foodservice, Lagardère Travel Retail offers a complete range of products and services to satisfy each and every traveller all along his journey. Beyond its three businesses expertise, as a multi-specialist assembler, Lagardère Travel Retail creates value-added opportunities in each location.

In Asia Pacific, Lagardère Travel Retail group operates over 300 outlets in 16 airports, supported by professional local teams in Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China.

ABOUT SUMOSALAD: SumoSalad is one of Australia’s largest healthy fast food retailers, with over 100 store globally. SumoSalad’s products are of the highest quality, using only the freshest ingredients sourced daily. By never using unnecessary fats, artificial colours, flavours or genetically modified products we can ensure fresh is best and quality is key, that’s the SumoSalad guarantee.

PRESS CONTACT

Matthieu Mercier, CEO
+61 2 8218 1105
m.mercier@lagardere-traspac.com
www.lagardere-traspac.com

Janette Doolan, Communications Manager
+61 2 8218 1142
j.doolan@lagardere-traspac.com
www.lagardere-traspac.com

SOURCE: LAGARDERE TRAVEL RETAIL

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Lagardère Travel Retail, SumoSalad partner for travel retail in Australia and New Zealand

Lagardère Travel Retail, SumoSalad partner for travel retail in Australia and New Zealand