The main objective of Jerónimo Martins Agro-Alimentar is to have direct access to the supply sources of strategic products, thereby guaranteeing the Group's internal needs, namely in the areas of dairy products, beef and aquaculture.
In 2014, Jerónimo Martins started a new business
with the creation of JMA, which has operations in the areas of
dairy products, beef and aquaculture.
The operational activity started with the launch of the first
two businesses: the Dairy factory in Portalegre - with an annual
production of 40 million litres - and the Angus Beef Cattle
Fattening Unit, in Manhente, Barcelos, with a capacity for 1,000
At present, the start of aquaculture operations is also being
prepared and a partnership agreement in Madeira has been
In 2016, the construction of a new factory for dairy products
began in Portalegre, which is to be completed in mid-2017. This
modern facility will enable the efficient production of high
quality milk and dairy products.