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We are an international Group based in Portugal with more than 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. 

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18,638 M€
Net Income*
433 M€

(390 M€ under IFRS16)

As of 31/12/2019

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 HebeApteka pharmacy network and in Portugal, the Jeronymo coffee shops and Hussel bomboneries.

 Where We Are


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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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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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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