SuperValu has announced that €7.9 million has been invested in sustainability initiatives across its stores over the past six months.
Of this €7.9 million, some €4.1 million was drawn down from a major sustainability fund announced by Musgrave in June 2022 while an additional €3.8 million spend has been matched by independent SuperValu retailers.
One store to avail of the fund was SuperValu Westport, which introduced sustainability initiatives including a retrofit of LED lighting, refrigeration and freezer upgrades, and the installation of electronic shelf edge labels (eSELs).
The initiatives implemented so far have seen a 43% reduction in carbon emissions at the Mayo-based store, with more plans for further sustainability initiatives in 2023.
Store manager at SuperValu Westport is Liam Campion and he has been telling Midwest News that they are fully committed to playing their part in climate action...