Epta and AJ Baker & Sons, a high-value added distributor specialised in installation, supply and maintenance of refrigeration systems, strengthen their collaboration and open the IGA store of Alkimos (Perth) in Australia. For over twenty years, the two partners have been working side by side with the same goal: to propose cutting-edge systems which merge stunning aesthetics with the highest environmental impact reduction to overseas markets. The star of the Alkimos store is the Epta ECO2Large with FTE Full Transcritical Efficiency.
Epta Norway takes up the challenge of its first project, carried out for Coop in Nærbø. A pretty large store, compared to the average size in the Norwegian market, was completely redesigned by Epta Norway and renovated with Costan-branded solutions to accommodate high aesthetic cabinets with a product-oriented focus that respects the environment. A turnkey installation has been done in synergy with Epta International and Epta UK.
Functionality and the clean lines of the design find their maximum expression in the fresh food and bakery areas, characteri
Gruppo Poli entrusts itself to the expertise of Epta to furnish its new Orvea store of Mezzolombardo, in the province of Trento. The top products of the Costan brand have convinced the Customer thanks to their high aesthetic value merged with the highest respect for the environment.
The functionality and elegance at the heart of the project are best expressed in the food area, characterized by a charming play of transparencies with a strong visual impact that gives the layout dynamism and vitality. Undisputed protagonist is the GRANFIT Costan range, with the Granvista Next pos
First installation for Epta Argentina with Epta Concept. The exclusive multi-disciplinary team of Epta has contributed to the design of the spaces and to furnishing the new Alvear Supermarket of Recoleta in Santa Fe, the most important of the chain. Thanks to excellent teamwork with the person in charge of fitting out the supermarket, the team of designers, engineers and architects, Epta exceeded the client’s expectations in creating s
Bennet is launching the brand-new “bennet smart” format, and has turned to Epta for the restyling of its store in Le Piazze Shopping Centre in Lecco. This is a long-running collaboration, and is renewed today on the basis of its watchwords: technology, quality, practicality, and the utmost respect for the environment, to create a new concept of a store, which offers “sensible shopping” to the new generations and caters to the needs of the modern consumer.
The challenge for Epta was to create a fresh and frozen food department with an innovative layout,
Epta has teamed up with Schweitzer to outfit the new points of sale for Extracoop, the new format of Coop Alleanza 3.0, recently inaugurated at the Centro Nova shopping centre in Villanova di Castenaso (BO), Grandemilia in Modena and the ESP Centre in Ravenna. This is a brand-new model, applied in all three stores, which revitalizes the way we experience the hypermarket and aims to respond to the emerging needs of the modern consumer, while staying true to the historic values of the Coop brand.
Rustic brick walls, wooden beams, metallic suspension systems that have been kept visible and large windows: this mix of materials and a major attention to detail are the ingredients that make the new store furnished by Epta Deutschland in Berlin truly unique. It is a retail store with an essential style inspired by an industrial past but which at the same time wants to integrate into the neighbourhood thanks to features that transform the market into a warm and intimate environment.
Style and high performance welcome customers in the food area of the recently refurbished Nordiconad La Rotonda in Modena. For the restyling of the hypermarket, the fascia chose to rely on Epta and the flagship solutions of its brands Costan, Eurocryor and Misa. The main objectives of the refurbishment were, to give the sales spaces in the hypermarket a strong harmonious identity, reflecting the display format that characterises Conad stores and, at the same time, to achieve a ma
Epta is taking part in the redevelopment of the former Manifatture Cotoniere Meridionali owned by Gianni Lettieri. This an area of more than 31,700 m2 over three levels where the first major shopping centre in Salerno was recently unveiled.
The Cotoniere has about 100 shops and a Conad store of 2,500 m2, where the solutions of the Epta brands Costan, Eurocryor and Misa contribute to promoting th
Numeri Primi will be opening a “temple of gastronomy and fine dining” with its new store in the centre of Bari, and has called upon Epta for the fit-out of the fresh food area. This will be an innovative concept, created to safeguard the authentic values of tradition and quality and a place where shopping will offer an opportunity to immerse customers in a process involving all the senses, from sight to taste. This format is reflected perfectly in Epta’s strategic approach, which aims t
For the first Oasi Store in Perugia, the Gabrielli Group has overcome two challenges: to offer the city a sustainable point of sale, as well as a welcoming and familiar place, which has always been a priority for the Brand.
The project was accomplished in collaboration with the Epta Group, which contributed towards outfitting the fourth Oasi store in energy class A, thanks to the innovative FTE – Full Transcritical Efficiency system, and the solutions of its Costan brand
E.Leclerc gaveEpta Iberia its remit for the restyling work on the fresh foods area of the Soria store, this year celebrating 21 years in business: guaranteeing first class service with the utmost respect for the environment.
It was a challenge Epta Iberia has managed to exceed by creating a turn-key installation with the store open for business, renewing all the cabinets and cold rooms and introducing a transcritical CO2 system
The Costan brand has been involved in the re-styling of the renowned Milanese fascia “Peck”, the excellent delicatessen store situated in the beating heart of the city, 150 m from the Duomo.
Peck was founded in 1883 and for more than a century has been the true gold standard for people in search of unparalleled quality. It began as a small family-run store offering food delicacies, but has constantly succeeded in evolving to remain up to date, by combining the sale of gourmet items with a catering, restaurant and,
With its brand Costan,Epta is helping to provide day-to-day organic groceries to customers at IperBiobottega, the largest organic supermarket in Italy, located in Turin’s Corso Regina Margherita.
The recently renovated store is the jewel in the crown of the Biobottega chain, which for over fifteen years now has been nurturing its dream: to spread the culture of organic food and respect for Nature in order to live in a better, healthier and cleaner world. The brand’s mission is in fact to allow cus
A “new work of art” has been yielded by the solid partnership between Epta and Conad Sapori&Dintorni: the solutions produced by the Costan, Eurocryor and Misa brands have been chosen to furnish the exclusive location at Florence’s main Santa Maria Novella train station.
The supermarket has created a showcase for its outstanding regional Italian produce, providing a convenient service for tourists and commuters passing through the station every day. Set out across two storeys, the interiors are divided into several departm
Epta Argentina has confirmed its position as leader in the region through the largest fit-out in the whole of Latin America for the new commercial offering from Coto, in the Moreno department, Buenos Aires. It is in one of the largest shopping centres of the whole chain, with a total area of 27,000 m², in which the hypermarket occupies a sales area of 13,000 m².
Epta managed the entire project, for this eco-friendly fit-out, from the choice of the Costan cabinets, to the cold rooms, through to the installation of the plants. As confirmation of Epta’s and Coto&r
Through its brand Costan, Epta was chosen to fit-out the 10th Conad Superstore in the province of Trapani, which was recently opened in Alcamo(TP) S.S. 113 km 327. The store now has an area of 2,000 m2 following an extension of the existing Conad store. In line with the format established by the Bologna based chain for the refurbishment of its network of stores in 2016, the store takes a new approach which rewards the loyalty of its Customers and s
Costan has joined forces with Casa Ametller for its new store, recently inaugurated in Barcelona. The Catalan brand is part of the Ametller Origen Group, which is distinguished by its original “farm-to-table” approach. The Group received a European Business Award 2016 for its “innovative and transversal business model which ensures consumers receive a product which is high in quality, right from its origins”.
The Ametllers have been a family of farmers since 1830. Now the
This was a prestigious collaboration for Epta in the restyling of COOP ALLEANZA 3.0 store in Modena Canaletto designed by renowned Venetian architect Paolo Lucchetta, the founder of + RetailDesign srl. The project fits within the town planning and social requalification programme of the entire neighbourhood currently being promoted by the Local Council. It is an example of the revitalisation of an area where businesses and local institutions have come together to create a meeting place and strengthen the
Bennet has once again conformed its trust in Epta by choosing Costan-branded solutions for the relaunch of its point of sale in Lecco, in the heart of the district made famous by Manzoni. This partnership allowed the best possible display to be created for fresh and frozen food areas by using attractive units with excellent light levels and neutral colours: minimalist cabinets with a high level of visibility, attracting the consumer’s attention to new items and promotions.
A partnership based on an eco-sustainablephilosophy: this is the common thread underlying the integrated solutions produced by the brands Costan and Eurocryorfrom theEpta Group for the new Migross store in Caprino Veronese.
A store with a “green heart” through which Migross wants to highlight its attention to the requirements of the local community in Caprino Veronese, where it has been trading for more than 20 years. Migross’s respect for the area can be
Rev UP Family is Costan’s recipe for making the best of the selection of fresh and frozen goods in your store, which was recently introduced in Egna (BZ) under the Amort brand of the Billig company, part of the Poli Group. It is a winning mixture of style and technology that allows the entire point of sale to be furnished using a single family of products, creating a uniform display consistent with the Look & Feel of the supermarket.
Epta and Conad have embarked on a successful new partnership. Conad has placed its trust in Costan and Eurocryor’s experience to furnish the fresh and frozen foods area of the recently opened Conad Superstore at Clusone. The store includes solutions that combine outstanding efficiency with product enhancement and improved food safety.
In particular, the positive temperature vertical Costan GranVista cabinets and Elephant UP frozen food cabinets, the finest expression of the RevUP
Epta Argentina completed the first installation of transcritical CO2 systems for subtropical climates in Latin America. One of the leading retail brands has turned to Epta for this major project involving a recently renovated store in Buenos Aires. Specifically, Epta Argentina provided with its brand Costan a turnkey solution with a minimum environmental impact that is in line with the sustainability policy promoted by its customer.
Conad confirms its faith in Epta by choosing equipment from Costan, Eurocryor and Misa brands to fit-out the food court in its new superstore, which was recently unveiled inside the Shopping Centre Azzurro Life & Shopping in Naples Fuorigrotta. Situated in one of the most densely populated neighbourhoods in the city this 10,000 m2 store was conceived as a meeting point to promote the area and local specialities.
This Conad retail store is characterised by an impressive range of fre
Strengthening the environment-store-customer relationship: this is the goal behind the restyling of Unicoop in Bagno a Ripoli, an outstanding store just outside the Chianti Fiorentino area.
The protection of natural resources is a key point of the Unicoop renovation project, and the store relied upon Epta to provide the closed cabinets for its fresh produce and frozen aisles, and chose an innovative EPTA CO2 refrigeration system (positive and negative temperature), which employs carbon dioxid
Costan cabinets have been used to furnish the Simply City store recently opened in Via Vincenzo Monti, on the corner of Piazza Virgilio in Milan. It features an all-new format which defines the modern concept for top-end neighbourhood supermarkets. Indeed the store offers a high service content and an expanded range of “Premium” products.
In line with the principles behind Simply City, the Via Vincenzo Monti supermarket gives considerable room over to fresh produce, which is placed at the store entrance. I
Alcampo and Epta Iberia have combined in a partneship to deliver Alcampo City, an all-new format which the renowned Spanish chain has inaugurated with its Alicante store: a 4,000 m2 hypermarket with a lower surface in comparison with other Alcampos, but where food is the undisputed star.
Epta Iberia worked with Alcampo to create this new store using personalised Costan solutions. The refrigerated equipment fits
Conad confirms its confidence in the Costan brand for the realization of the cold area in Parma’s new Sapori & Dintorni sales outlet, measuring around 1000 m2: a charming location inside the premises of the former covered market, ideal for enhancing its range of high-quality typical regional products in one of Italy’s most noted areas for culinary tradition.
Maximum flexibility and zero environmental impact: the EPTABlue Waterl
Bennet has opened a sales outlet in Vaprio d’Adda and chose Costan, a historic partner of the chain, to furnish its Piazza dei Freschi, a strategically important fresh foods area located just inside the store’s entrance. Bennet entrusted Costan with its fresh, very fresh and frozen foods departments, requesting solutions able to reflect the supermarket’s revolutionary new concept and layout.
The installed Costan systems impress shoppers with their elegance and ergonomics, co
The Iperal Group, a historic large-scale retailing brand based in Valtellina, Italy, entrusted Costan with furnishing its 5000 m2 sales outlet in Piantedo, located in the Fuentes shopping centre. The chain chose Costan because it wanted unique furnishings for its fresh and frozen foods departments, which have always constituted the heart of Iperal supermarkets.
Maximum functionality and impeccable display of products are guaranteed by the Lion
Due to its expertise and the quality of its solutions, Costan- an Epta Group brand – has been chosen by one of the leading large-scale retailers in Germany to furnish the refrigerated area of its new e-centre in Berlin covering a total of approximately 2450 m2.
The retail outlet, located in a new building in Blankenburger Straße, features a special corner dedicated to traditional flavours and tastes. It was furnished with Lion CUB
Sanchez Romero, the prestigious Spanish chain of supermarkets established in 1954 and historically associated with the values of Quality, Service, Choice and Professionalism. Once again Sanchez Romero has demonstrated its continuous trust in the Costan brand and has chosen RevUP Family to equip their new store in Majadahonda (Madrid). With an area of 1159m2, Majadahonda is one of the largest stores in the Sanchez Romero chain, and is seeking to enhance the Groups image with this new sto
Conad Sapori & Dintorni has once again placed its trust in Costan technology to furnish its Naples store, opened on 9 February 2015. The store features an interesting location: it is housed in the legendary “Arlecchino” cinema, set in ultra-central Via Alabardieri. The majestic glass cupola of the cinema has been preserved, providing superior natural light and greater internal comfort.
“The Supermarket to taste and savour” has been designed to showcase outstanding
Costan is the name behind the refrigerated area of the new 2,000 m2 Conad superstore at Trezzo sull’Adda, in the province of Milan, which opened on 13 May 2015. The brand has always focused on the quality of its products and respect for the environment, and now it has confirmed the trust it places in Costan’s technologically advanced, eco-friendly solutions and their ability to create the most attractive food displays. The overall result is a positive effect on the consumer purchasing processes.
Costan's expertise furnished the new Sapori & Dintorni store in the heart of the old Siena Town, Piazza del Campo. The new refrigeration system installed makes very efficient use of the available space while complying with the preservation constraints placed by the Fine Arts Authority on this prestigious location. The sales point, covering an area of 350 m2, was opened on May 13th on the ground floor of Palazzo Petroni, a building that dates back to the XIVth century and is only 20 m away from the celebrated Torre del Mangia.
Costan and Conad combine once again, to deliver the fresh food department for the new Bagnolo Mella Superstore, in the Province of Brescia, Italy. In line with their business principles, inspired by quality and respect for the environment, Conad entrusted Costan with the furnishing of the refrigerated foods area of their department store, using eco-compatible and technologically advanced solutions.
The leading role in this installation goes to GranVista, the innovative total-glass multideck for positive temperature. The key feature of this masterpiece in the art of refri
Costan has been chosen by Spain-based Froiz for the full restyling of their store in Bueu, Spain, in recognition of the solutions and leading technology proposed, which not only lend exclusivity to the store but also guarantee maximum product visibility and energy efficiency. This is one of the first RevUp family installations in this country and it includes innovative GranVista and ElephantUp units. The clean, sophisticated lines of the total glass vertical GranVista cabinet ensure an uninterrupted view of the merchandise displayed in the Fresh Packaged Foods department. The mat
Costan's technology preserves the quality and freshness of the +3,500 products for sale at Conad Sapori & Dintorni. The eighth sales point of this chain was opened on April 29th at Stazione Centrale, Milan, Italy. A total area of 663 m2 like this is ideal to promote the best regional and national agri-food items and also to include a corner for the popular Japanese dish, Sushi. The chain's innovational standing is clearly expressed in the store's layout. Each section uses signs in two languages, Italian and English, offeri
Costan has contributed to the completion of La Anónima Caleta Olivia eco-store (Santa Cruz, Argentina), the first South American supermarket with transcritical CO2 refrigeration. Costan, as the store's partner, recommended low environmental impact solutions to meet the supermarket chain's sustainability policy for resource conservation and consumer protection.
Eco2Small CO2 equipment was installed in this situation, a medium and low temperature direct refrigeration pack. One of the main features
Technology is at the heart of the renovation of the E.Leclerc store in Saint Amand, France. In the wake of the excellent results obtained through a collaboration started in 2007, E.Leclerc once again confirms its confidence in Costan, assigning the company to fit out the Saint Amand store using eco-sustainable solutions, appealing in terms of layout and able to guarantee maximum product visibility. GranVista is the absolute star of the packaged foods department: a total glass cabinet, marked by the absence of a roof and uprights, with full height doors for an 8% larger opening, t
Costan cabinets furnish Rome's Gourmet Carrefour Market, the new store format inaugurated with two pilot projects in Rome and Milan. The concept stems from a wish to differentiate a supermarket that caters for an exclusive target, i.e. Food Lovers: informed and knowledgeable customers seeking good food and quality local products.
Customer focus is clear from the store plan, where islands have taken the place of traditional aisles, following the layout of an outdoor market. For this purpose, the installation of cabinets like Keplero a
The installation of an EptaBlue system and Costan-branded refrigerated cabinets Lion, Rossini RDA, Elephant and Galileo, has recently been completed in the Despar store at Via Montello 44, Treviso, Italy. It is a neighbourhood supermarket covering 400 m², perfect for the daily purchase of fresh and super fresh groceries, in an atmosphere that recalls the typical shops of old.
The DESPAR consortium has a continuously expanding sales area of 775,000 m² in Italy and a retail
Simple. Easy. Fast: these are the concepts that characterise Bennet's new position in the market and which inspired Costan in planning and installing the new Rossini Design refrigerated cabinets, i.e. fully customised equipment to revolutionise the fresh food department of the new Colle Umberto hypermarket, in the Province of Treviso, Italy.
Streamlined style, creative design, complete display consistency. Rossini Design's modular quality, flat glass and steel features have made it possible to use one cabinet type to display all kinds of food products: brea
A Smart Coop store is opening at Piazza Martiri, Bologna. An establishment furnished with Costan cabinets among which Granvista, Lion Cub and Cayman stand out, chosen to enhance the fresh and frozen food departments while boosting sales. The strength of Granvista, a full glass vertical cabinet with a sensational design, is in the vision created by its full height doors which provide an unbroken view of the products on display with no barrier to the customer. Constructed with materials providing the highest level of performance in terms of thermal insulation and a completely new a
At Giulianova a real oasis of freshness was born, offering an assortment of 15,000 products within a sales area of 2,500 sq.m which fully respects the environment and energy sources. On June 25th, 2014, the Gabrielli Group opened the new Oasi Hypermarket, joining the previous 334 stores of the SUN consortium already existing in Italy. As the chain’s long-time partner, Costan supplied highly energy-efficient cabinets, meeting the plan’s environmentally sustainable guidelines in support of the environment and of the consumer.
Costan furnished the Cold Area of the new Discount Shopping Centre of Cordenons, a 1.200 m² store in the province of Pordenone, which was opened on April 10th.
Costan's contribution to this project was characterised by product quality which generated, thorough service and energy improvements, through the supply of low-consumption fans, led lighting and EptaGLOO multispeed packs designed for medium-size stores. Reliable and silent, providing a cooling capacity of 122 kW with excellent ease of maintenance, these packs are CE/PED ce
On April 5th a new Sapori & Dintorni point of sale was opened: a sale format signed by Conad in which the land and flavours meet culture, and not just in terms of food specialties. At the Sapori & Dintorni Conad stores it is actually possible to receive information about the cultural events in town and even purchase museum entry tickets.
To furnish this new outlet at Borgo San Lorenzo, Conad selected Costan's technological and display solutions: a Rossini traditional cabinet run with flat glass to showcase the enticing dishes in the delicatessen and bakery areas, v
Palermo - Last March 26th the Calogero Butcher's shop of Tukori was opened: this particular setting uses Costan's Rossini display counters featuring the Epta Anti-bacterial Treatment, the revolutionary silver-ion treatment for serve-over counters that improves the quality and hygiene of the products displayed: a treatment that forestalls, fights and removes over 650 species of bacteria, including the most notorious and dangerous ones. Wells so treated are built by blending materials with ions, whilst internal surfaces are coated with ion-paint: ion-enriched cool air thus performs
Paris – Grand opening of the new Costan sales point of Leclerc Levallois: 8,000 sq.m, 3,400 of which are solely dedicated to fresh foods; each display corner has its own dedicated aesthetics offering a new purchasing experience.
Isorella (near Bassano) - In a new Italmark Isorella (BS) installation of new cabinets with double glazed Costan Gazelle 4 doors, guaranteeing energy savings of 50% compared to an open cabinet fitted with night curtains.
Belluno, Italy – Cutting of the inauguration ribbon at the innovative full greenKanguro supermarket: first installation of entirely transcritical CO2 refrigeration for both positive temperature and frozen cabinets.
Zola Pedrosa (near Bologna) - Inauguration of the new structure of the West Pioppa MyChef: the first in Italy equipped with a refrigeration system for centralized Costan cold chain of fresh produce within the Carrefour Market, McDonald, Briciole bar and restaurant Antica Locanda, located in the service area.