A NEW world-food supermarket is set to open at a Colchester retail park.

Matha Supermarket is set to open it second store in Essex at Colchester Retail Park, in Sheepen Road.

The firm is listed on the retail park's website as "coming soon".

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The website says the new store is set to be open Monday to Friday 9am to 8pm.

It will offer "authentic groceries and spices" at "reasonable prices".

An exact opening date for the store is not known.

The firm has also applied for a licence from Colchester Council for alcohol sales and to play music inside and outside the store.

Music would only be played outside during promotional events or festivals.

The retail park is already home to Choice, Matalan, Starbucks, Puregym, Shoezone and Subway.

To find out more about the firm, visit www.mathasupermarket.com or www.colchesterretailpark.com/home.