SSP, a leading operator of food and beverage outlets in travel locations worldwide, has announced it will be entering the South American travel market for the first time after securing contracts worth circa £70 million over nine years with two of Brazil’s main international airports.
A joint venture partnership between SSP and Duty Free Americas (DFA) will see a mix of international brands launched at Sao Paulo (GRU Airport – Aeroporto Internacional de Sao Paulo), the largest airport in South America, and Rio de Janeiro (RIOgaleao – Tom Jobim International Airport), which welcome circa 40 million and 16 million passengers a year, respectively.
The brands in the line-up include coffee shop Ritazza, contemporary restaurant Factory Bar & Kitchen, bakery brand Upper Crust, Jamie’s Deli from leading celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, Italian brand Barzetti, Mexican-themed concept Mi Casa Burritos, hot dog brand Monty’s Dogs & Cones, sports bar O’Learys and healthy eating brand Camden food co. The outlets will launch in Spring next year.
DFA is one of the leading travel retailers operating in North and South America, with 236 stores in 13 countries offering an extensive range of cosmetics, tobacco, jewellery, wines, spirits and luxury goods.
Source: Travel Daily News