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We are an international Group based in Portugal with 225 years of accumulated know-how in the food business.
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Company Profile

We meet the needs of millions of consumers, offering a value proposition based on quality at competitive prices. Our core business is Food Distribution which accounts for more than 95% of the Group’s consolidated sales.

In Poland, our main business is the Biedronka chain of food stores while in Portugal, Pingo Doce and Recheio are leaders in their own segments: retail and wholesale, respectively. In Colombia, we run the Ara chain of neighbourhood stores.

16,276 M€
Net Income
385 M€

As of 31/12/2017

What We Do

Food Distribution

Food Distribution is the leading area of our businesses in Portugal, Poland and Colombia, where we operate 4 banners - Pingo Doce, Recheio, Biedronka and Ara, respectively.

Specialised Retail

In Poland, we own a chain of Hebe drugstores, which includes the Apteka Na Zdrowie pharmacy network and in Portugal, the Jeronymo coffee shops and Hussel bomboneries.

 Where We Are


Operating in the neighbourhood food stores format through the Ara chain, the Group focuses on low prices and proximity to customers.

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In Portugal, the Group is the market leader in Food Distribution and operates in the Specialised Retail sector, within a market of around 10 million consumers.

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In Poland, we own Biedronka, which is the largest Food Retail chain, and also businesses in the area of health and wellness.

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