The new establishment is located in the historic center of Porto, on Passeio dos Clérigos, close to the Clérigos Tower and the Lello Bookstore.
Areas, leader in catering in the world of travel, with headquarters in Barcelona, inaugurates the first Santagloria establishment in Portugal, specifically in the historic area of Porto, on Passeio dos Clérigos, next to the Clérigos Tower and Livraria Lello, one of the most famous and beautiful in the world.
Foodbox, the restaurant brand platform, arrives in Portugal for the first time with a 400 m Santagloria establishmenttwo offering an artisanal and very local proposal.
The Santagloria brand has become a benchmark for cosmopolitan bakery and pastry, with an avant-garde and welcoming design based on natural wood and open spaces.
With a Coffee & Bakery offer, with products made with raw materials of the highest quality, proximity and natural products, the brand offers artisanal breads, traditional pastries and international trend recipes.
Sergio Rodríguez, CEO of Areas Iberia, says that “we are very happy to accompany Santagloria in its international expansion and inaugurate its first establishment outside Spain, specifically in Porto, in Portugal”. “With this opening we consolidate concepts that succeed at a local level in other countries and we hope that it will have the same success as in Spain”.
With the opening of this store, Santagloria already has 123 establishments in Spain, Portugal and Andorra; and Areas manages 11 establishments in airports, train stations and city centers in both countries.
Areas in Portugal
Areas has been present in Portugal since 1992 and currently manages 103 points of sale in airports (Lisbon, Porto, Faro and Funchal), service areas and the city centre. The company has more than 850 employees in Portugal.
International leader in catering and retail in the world of travel, with global headquarters in Barcelona and a presence in 10 countries, the company manages more than 2,000 restaurants and stores in Europe and America.
With a team of 20,000 people and a presence in the main communication hubs around the world (airports, train stations, motorway service areas), as well as amusement parks and holiday resorts, Areas serves more than 350 million of customers every year.
Founded in 1968 in Barcelona, Areas was born with the commitment to offer high quality services to travelers. Since then, it has evolved to become a global operator of reference in the sector, with a deep understanding of the needs of travelers and the widest range of catering concepts on the market.
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