The call for solidarity from its customers, in February 2022, will not have been enough. The cooperative society, which has twelve organic stores and restaurants in the Rennes metropolitan area, is now in the red. On her Facebook page, she announces this Friday, June 3 that the situation, which had deteriorated since the summer of 2021 due to a “ambient gloomy climate, disenchantment with organic products in favor of local non-organic products, changes in habits or even reductions in purchasing power”, has not improved.
Several services will close
So much so that the management board of Scarabée announces the closure of several Pique-Prune and Scarabée services: the restaurant in Saint-Grégoire and the snack bars in Jacques-Cartier and Vern-sur-Seiche, from the first half of July. beetle thinks “to the establishment for the start of the new school year of a snack offer in our “bread and cheese” departments.
The closure also of the diet cabin of the Cesson-Sévigné store, the Pique-Prune “charcuterie” laboratory, based on the ZI on the route de Lorient, the micro-butcheries of the Jacques-Cartier and Triangle stores. “They will be replaced by a “cut cheese and charcuterie” service as well as a proposal for meat in trays”.
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The cooperative society announces that a job protection plan “is implemented to support the teams impacted by the closure of these activities”. And call ” more than ever “ its customers to support it “In this difficult period, by continuing to shop in our stores, and to frequent our Pique-Prune restaurants in Cleunay and Cesson-Sévigné. »