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Company Profile

We are an international Group based in Portugal with over 230 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 98% of the Group’s consolidated sales.

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Biedronka is our largest business and, in addition to being the leading food retailer in Poland, it is developing a new operation in Slovakia. In Portugal, Pingo Doce is the leading supermarkets chain, while Recheio is the leading cash & carry. In Colombia, we operate the Ara neighbourhood stores. We have also developed an agri-food business in Portugal and Morocco. In Poland, we own the Hebe chain of beauty stores, which is also present in Czechia (online and brick-and-mortar stores) and Slovakia (online store).

30,608 M€
Net Profit
756 M€

As at 31/Dec/2023

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.


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

 Where We Are

* Start-up operations, without significant size or impact on the Group’s performance.


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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