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Greggs

Greggs
Locations:38 motorway locations
13 motorway forecourts
Associated names:West Cornwall Pasty Company, Upper Crust, Costa, Subway
Introduced:2012
Predecessors:Costa, KFC, LP4

Wanting to increase their presence and market share, Greggs opened their first Moto-operated franchised bakery at Lymm truckstop in early 2012, with high hopes. Following good sales a second store was opened at Birch eastbound the following June, and it was then confirmed that most Moto services would get one.

Moto have also been opening franchises at some Extra services.

What makes Greggs a little bit different to other new brands is that most units have been modified so customers can visit without entering the main amenity building. This helped Moto's tax accounts: by not offering the option of eat-in food, the food was exempt from VAT, although the notorious pasty tax complicated things.

Following its success with Moto services, Greggs was added to petrol stations and also picked up by Euro Garages. In Northern Ireland, Greggs is used at all of Applegreen's motorway services, however as the brand is not established south of the border it cannot be at the majority of Applegreen's portfolio. Euro Garages are now introducing the country's first Greggs drive thrus.

On the baked goods front, Moto had been using Upper Crust as a bakery brand, although this sold fewer hot goods and began to lose ground to Moto's other stores. In 2011 they also introduced West Cornwall Pasty Co., mostly in stands outside the services.

Locations[edit]

Greggs operate at many motorway services. They are:

Motorway Forecourts[edit]

Moto have also started adding Greggs outlets to some of their forecourts:

Northern Ireland[edit]

In Northern Ireland, Greggs can be found at the following motorway services:

A-Road Services[edit]

A-Road Forecourts[edit]

Greggs is now provided in a number of forecourts on A-roads, including:

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