The score of 2.05 was significantly ahead of the average score for the industry of 2.32*. An additional award came in the previous year for the 'Best fish counter in the German food retailing industry, Supermarket category'. Furthermore, 'tegut...' was ranked among the top 50 German employers.
'tegut...''s chief executive also received the honour 'Entrepreneur of the year, 2007' for the high quality of the 'tegut...' range, his sustainable business strategy and the clear service orientation of the company, which was founded by his father Theo Gutberlet 60 years ago.
classic German food industry retailers to expand its product range to include organic products, which now amount to around 18 per cent of the company's annual turnover. The high-quality range of fresh food with a strong regional focus, particularly for fruit
and vegetables, bread and baked goods and meat and sausages, is synonymous with 'tegut...' and valued highly by customers. This select range is available to meet customers' everyday needs in more than 300 food stores in Hesse, Thuringia, northern Bavaria and southern Lower Saxony, with sales floors ranging from 500 to 2,500 square metres. 'tegut...' has remained faithful to its philosophy for six centuries: the company seeks to make a reliable contribution towards improving quality of life with high quality groceries. Its food handling expertise is further developed on an ongoing basis with intensive research into cultivation, production, processing and retail. 'tegut...' prefers direct contact with committed producers in this respect. Furthermore, agricultural associations and several production facilities have been set up.
* ServiceBarometer AG 'Kundenmonitor Deutschland 2007'; [customer survey in Germany] over 21,000 customers aged 16 and over were questioned.
"'tegut...''s motto is: eat well, live better."
WOLFGANG GUTBERLET, Chief Executive, 'tegut…'
Of all of Wanzl's German retail customers, 'tegut...' has the most diverse product range. In the past 20 years, Wanzl has supplied 'tegut...' with almost every items from its Retail Systems range. For instance, last year we delivered approximately:
In addition, Wanzl has also been jointly responsible for the high quality shop design used by 'tegut...' for over a century, and has established approximately 200 stores with the 'wire tech' shop solutions system. Regular shop solutions deliveries also include equipment for the fruit and vegetable and baked goods sections.