We believe that working in a partnership and raising awareness about sustainability can turn challenges into opportunities.
We provide technical support to Portuguese producers of lamb, veal, pork, chicken and turkey, promoting the use of cereal-based feed and advising them on more efficient management and distribution methods.
We maintain direct relations with a cooperative of fishermen in the area of Sesimbra, thereby upholding quality and price competitiveness and traditional fishing methods, making the sustained regeneration of the species possible.
In 2016, Pingo Doce continued with the extraordinary measure to support Portuguese producers of fresh produce who are members of CAP (Confederation of Portuguese Farmers), by shortening the payment time to an average of 10 days.
In Poland, Biedronka doubled the sale of free-range chickens, making sure they were sold in all the banner’s stores, and it was the only retailer in Poland to guarantee this 70-day rearing method.
In Colombia, Ara has been working with the objective of establishing stable relations and partnerships with Colombian suppliers. In 2016, it cooperated with 85 local suppliers who provided more than 500 Private Brand products.