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Company Profile

We are an international Group based in Portugal with over 225 years of know-how in the food business. We address the daily needs of millions of consumers in three countries, through a value proposition based on quality food at competitive prices. Food distribution is our main activity and is worth more than 95% of the Group’s consolidated sales.

The Polish food store chain Biedronka is our largest business representing around 68% of global sales. In Portugal, Pingo Doce is the supermarket segment leader while Recheio leads the cash and carry market. In Colombia, we own the Ara chain of discount stores. We also develop an agribusiness operation in Portugal to ensure direct access to the supply sources of strategic products. In Poland, we own the Hebe beauty store chain.

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Sales
18,638 M€
Employees
115,428
Net Income*
433 M€

(390 M€ under IFRS16)

As of 31/12/2019

What We Do

Food Distribution

It is the main business area we operate in Portugal (Pingo Doce and Recheio), Poland (Biedronka) and Colombia (Ara).

Specialised Retail

In Poland, we own the Hebe beauty chain and in Portugal, the Jeronymo coffee shops and Hussel, a network specialised in chocolates and confectionery.

Agribusiness

We invest in primary production to ensure the quality and sustainability of our supply chains.

 Where We Are

COLOMBIA

Ara is the Group's retail chain in Colombia, operating in the form of neighborhood food stores with a focus on both the proximity and strength of its Private Brand products.

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PORTUGAL

In a market of around 10 million consumers, we are leaders in the Food Distribution area through Pingo Doce, and in the wholesale segment, through Recheio. In specialized retail, we operate the Jeronymo and Hussel stores.

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POLAND

We are food retail leaders with Biedronka and we also invest in the health and beauty areas, offering quality, differentiation and innovation in the products we sell.

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