Colruyt partners with the Belgian NGO to support cooperative of small coffee growers in North Kivu

Colruyt partners with the Belgian NGO to support cooperative of small coffee growers in North Kivu   Halle, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — A container of green coffee arrived today (13 October 2017) at Colruyt Group’s roasting centre in Ghislenghien. It comes from North Kivu, a region plagued by many difficulties, in the east of […]

Colruyt launches new functionalities for MyColruyt

Halle, Belgium, 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Colruyt keeps investing in the digital world and launches a few new functionalities for MyColruyt with which customers can compose shopping lists. From now on, they can use the app to send their shopping directly to Collect&Go, the store chain’s online shopping service. Furthermore, customers can sort their […]

Colruyt: Eoly sponsors the Belgian Solar Team for the World Solar Race in Australia

Halle, Belgium, 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — October 8 will see the start of the World Solar Race in Australia. This is a biannual race for solar-powered cars. The international race is approximately 3,000 kilometres long and crosses Australia. This year Eoly, Colruyt Group’s green energy manufacturer and supplier, is one of the official partners […]

Colruyt: OKay and OKay Compact recall pita meat due to presence of salmonella

Halle, Belgium, 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — During microbiological quality controls in our laboratory, salmonella was found in pita meat. For this reason, OKay and OKay Compact decided to remove this product from the shelves in consultation with the FASFC (Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain). Colruyt and OKay ask their customers […]

Newly revamped Colruyt Laken opens

Halle, Belgium, 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 30 August, the renovated Colruyt store in Laken will open its doors after a few months of renovation work. The store has been completely rearranged and restyled into a new‑generation Colruyt store. New-generation store “While the store was closed, we completely rearranged it and expanded the […]

Revamped Colruyt Knokke Opens as a Low-Energy Store

Halle, Belgium, 2017-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 14 June, the revamped Colruyt Knokke will open its doors after months of renovation. The store has been completely rearranged, refurbished into a low-energy store and restyled into a new-generation Colruyt store. Fresh and modern design “During closure, we completely rearranged the store”, store manager […]

Colruyt Marcinelle Revamps Into A New-Generation Low-Energy Store

Halle, Belgium, 2017-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 14 June, the revamped Colruyt Marcinelle will open its doors after a few months of renovation.The store has been expanded, completely rearranged and restyled into a new-generation low-energy Colruyt store.The new butcher’s shop is a self-service shop now. New-generation store “While the store was closed, we […]

Colruyt opens brand-new store at Chastrès, Walcourt

Halle, Belgium, 2017-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 29 March, a brand-new Colruyt store opens its doors at the Rue Saint-Donat 23 in Chastrès near Walcourt. This 236th Colruyt store has a surface of almost 1,000 m² and employs 24 co-workers.​ Store manager Bruno Delannoy: “Many locals already shopped at a more distant Colruyt […]

Colruyt opens newly renovated store in Mortsel

Halle, Belgium, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 15 February, the renovated Colruyt store in Mortsel will open its doors after a few months of renovation work. The store has been expanded and restyled into a new‑generation Colruyt store. On Wednesday 8 March, the renovated, self-service butcher’s department will also open. New design […]

Colruyt trials meal box meant for families with kids

Halle, Belgium, 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Colruyt wants to market its own meal box, and starts testing it today (30 January 2017) with its co-workers. Colruyt’s meal box is meant for families with kids. The recipes will be accessible, easy to prepare and quick. During the test phase, the meal box will only be […]

Colruyt reopens newly renovated Kortrijk store

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 7 December, the renovated Colruyt store of Kortrijk will open its doors after a few months of renovation work. The store has been expanded, restyled into a new-generation Colruyt store and equipped with a brand-new butcher’s department. New-generation store Store manager Nicholas Vermeersch: “Colruyt renovates its […]

Colruyt reopens newly renovated store in Gosselies

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 30 November the renovated Colruyt store in Gosselies will open its doors after a few months of renovation work. This new-generation Colruyt store has been expanded and completely reorganised. The butcher’s department has been completely renovated, and a Collect&Go pick-up point has been added. In […]

Colruyt makes shopping efficient and quick with ‘MyColruyt’ smartphone app

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Colruyt makes things easy for its customers with the new, simple and functional ‘MyColruyt’ smartphone app. It enables you to shop even more efficiently and quickly. The distributor thus continues his digital efforts. The application is available for Android and iOS. A digital shopping list Helping customers prepare […]

Colruyt, OKay and Solucious recall Everyday orange juice 100 % pure squeezed due to presence of yeast saccharomyces

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Aug-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following reports of customers, we found the yeast saccharomyces in the 100% pure squeezed orange juice of Everyday (fresh market, plastic 2 l bottle). Saccharomyces is a yeast that converts sugars into gas making it possible for the bottle to tear or burst open (especially during transport). There […]

Colruyt reopens its store in Soignies following renovation work

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 10 August, the renovated Colruyt store in Soignies will open its doors after a few months of renovation work. The store has been expanded by half its original size and restyled into a new-generation Colruyt store. New-generation store Store manager Frederic Mayne: “Colruyt renovates its […]

Colruyt: La William recalls its Curry 300 ml sauce

Following an FASFC inspection, La William has asked all its customers to return its Curry 300 ml sauce with minimum shelf life date of 10/09/2017 to the store. Halle, Belgium, 2016-Jul-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The microbiological quality of the product in question cannot be fully guaranteed until the shelf life date specified on […]

Colruyt: Wonderful Brands BVBA recalls Pistachios nuts 250 g with pepper and salt due to high content of aflatoxin B1

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Problem: too high a content of aflatoxin B1. During an inspection by the FASFC, they found too high a content of aflatoxin B1 in roasted pistachio nuts pepper & salt 250 g from California, produced in Germany. Aflatoxins are mycotoxins that can be present in several products such […]

Colruyt opens brand-new store at the Romeinsesteenweg in Wemmel

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 23 Match, a brand-new Colruyt store opens at the Romeinsesteenweg in Wemmel. This 234rth Colruyt store has a sales surface of 1.450 m² and employs 29 salespeople. Felix Daniels, store manager of Colruyt Wemmel: “A lot of people in this area already shop at Colruyt. Until […]

Colruyt Belgium and Luxembourg, Collect&Go and OKay recall minneolas 1.5 kg packed in nets due to exceeded amount of Carbaryl insecticide

Sales period: from 7/3 to 10/3/2016 Halle, Belgium, 2016-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — During inspections of minneolas 1.5 kg packed in nets, our supplier found that the authorised amount of Carbaryl was exceeded in a specific batch of goods. Carbaryl is an insecticide. The toxic quantity is absorbed by the rind of the minneolas. […]

Colruyt to open new store in Braine-L’Alleud

Braine-L’Alleud, Belgium, 2016-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 17 February a brand-new Colruyt store will open its doors at rue du Jardinier 50 in Braine-L’Alleud, 500 m from the current store. New-generation store Colruyt Braine-l’Alleud is a new-generation store. Store manager Laurent Cardoen: “The current store and car park had become too small to offer our […]

Colruyt opens temporary store during Oudenaarde closure 11 January to December 2016

Colruyt opens temporary store during Oudenaarde closure Halle, Belgium, 2016-1-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — From Monday 11 January to December 2016, Colruyt customers in Oudenaarde can shop in a temporary store (Meersbloem-Leupegem 24). The current store at the Tacambaroplein will be closed during that period. It will be completely demolished to make room for a […]

Recall: 5 Senses Torti-Ya! sold at Colruyt and Collect&Go

Halle, Belgium, 2016-1-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Checks by the FASFC showed that the allowed amount of ESBO (Epoxidized Soybean Oil) was exceeded in the Torti-Ya! tortilla preparation based on potatoes and onions of the brand 5 Senses (glass jar of 350 g). Epoxidized soybean oil is used as a plasticizer to make the coating […]

Colruyt opens expanded and restyled into a new-generation Colruyt store in Liedekerke, Belgium

Halle, Belgium, 2015-11-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 25 November the renovated Colruyt store in Liedekerke will open its doors after a few months of renovation work. The store has been expanded and restyled into a new-generation Colruyt store. Store manager Arvid Luchtens: “Colruyt regularly renovates its stores to make them more efficient and […]

Colruyt opens newly renovated store in Sint-Pieters-Woluwe, Brussels

Halle, Belgium, 2015-11-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 25 November the renovated Colruyt Sint-Pieters-Woluwe will open its doors after months of renovation work. The store has been expanded and restyled into a new-generation Colruyt store. Store manager Sebastien François: “Colruyt regularly renovates its stores to make them more efficient and to make shopping for […]

Colruyt takes extra safety measures in a number of Brussels stores

Halle, Belgium, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Following the decision of the federal government to maintain level 4 terrorist alert in the Brussels Capital region, Colruyt Group wants to emphasize the reassuring and attentive work of the police services. On Monday, we will not close any stores. Colruyt Group remains extremely vigilant and is in […]

Belgium: New generation Colruyt store opens in Chapelle-lez-Herlaimont

Halle, Belgium, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 18 November a brand-new Colruyt store will open its doors at Clos du Chêne 13 in Chapelle-lez-Herlaimont, 500 m from where the current store is. New-generation store Colruyt Chapelle is a store of the new generation. Store manager Mathieu Magrone: “The current store and car […]

Colruyt restyled and expanded its store in Neerpelt, Belgium

Neerpelt, Belgium, 2015-11-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 28 October the renovated Colruyt store in Neerpelt will open its doors after a few months of renovation work. The store has been expanded by half and restyled into a new-generation Colruyt store. New-generation store Store manager Davy Tessens: “Colruyt regularly renovates its stores to make them […]

Belgium: Renovated Colruyt store of Dendermonde opened

Halle, Belgium, 2015-11-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 28 October the renovated Colruyt store of Dendermonde will open its doors after a few months of renovation work. The store has been expanded and restyled into a new-generation Colruyt store. New-generation store Store manager Rob Smeets: “Colruyt regularly renovates its stores to make them […]

Colruyt opens revamped store at Herbettelaan in Anderlecht after a few months of renovation work

Renovated Colruyt Anderlecht (Herbettelaan) reopens on 7 October Halle, Belgium, 2015-10-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 7 October, the revamped Colruyt store opens at Herbettelaan in Anderlecht after a few months of renovation work. The store was expanded, revamped into a new-generation Colruyt store and it received a brand-new butcher’s department. New-generation store […]

Colruyt opens newly renovated Avelgem Colruyt store

New Colruyt Avelgem opens on 7 October Halle, Belgium, 2015-10-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 7 October the renovated Avelgem Colruyt store will open its doors after a few months of renovation work. The old store was demolished and a new-generation Colruyt store was built instead. In this new store, Colruyt will also test […]