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Food Distribution

The Jerónimo Martins Group is the leader in Food Distribution in Portugal, through the Pingo Doce and Recheio chains, in Poland, through the Biedronka chain, and in Colombia it operates the Ara neighbourhood stores.

Operations in Portugal, Poland AND COLOMBIA

Food Distribution

Involving operations in retail and wholesale formats, the Jerónimo Martins Group is now the leader in Food Distribution in Portugal, with the brands Pingo Doce (leader in supermarkets) and Recheio (leader in cash & carry). Still in Portugal, the main objective of the Agro-business area is to guarantee direct access to the Group's supply sources of strategic products.

In Poland, the Group has owned Biedronka, the largest food retail chain in the country, since 1997.

The Jerónimo Martins Group began operating in Colombia in March 2013, through the Ara neighbourhood stores.

Facts and Figures

Image Sales
€14,453Million
Sales
Image Sales Area
2,462,649m2
Sales Area
Image Stores
3,398
Stores

Data as of 31/12/2016.


Positioning and value proposition in this sector

The Jerónimo Martins Group's main Food Distribution banners - Pingo Doce, Recheio, Biedronka and Ara - are essentially defined by:

  • Food solutions geared towards consumption trends;
  • Competitive prices;
  • Locations in proximity to the customer;
  • Operational Efficiency;
  • Focus on the excellence of Fresh produce;
  • Quality Private Brands.

Dimension of logistics operations

In order to supply the stores of its banners, the Group manages:

  • 15 Distribution Centres in Poland;
  • 10 Distribution Centres in Portugal;
  • 3 Distribution Centres in Colombia.