Meet our METRO family

Countries and brands – our international food service network

METRO is a leading international wholesaler operating in more than 30 countries worldwide. We consider ourselves the strong partner of choice for professional customers and pursue an attractive multichannel marketing strategy, selling our products via 661 wholesale stores and 64 delivery depots as well as the online marketplace METRO MARKETS, to secure this status. The offering for our customers is rounded out by innovative, tailored services.

(Status: 30 September 2022)

METRO and MAKRO – a strong community

Food Service Distribution – for reliable delivery

Aviludo

Aviludo

Aviludo was acquired in 2021, being a leading FSD company in Portugal for HoReCa with a strong expertise in meat processing. Around 13,000 customers are delivered out of 9 depots all over the country.

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Classic Fine Foods (CFF)

Classic Fine Foods is one of the leading Asian delivery specialists for gourmet foods. The company supplies high-end customers, such as five-star hotels and premium restaurants, in Asia, UK and the Middle East. CFF was acquired by METRO in August 2015.

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PRO à PRO

PRO à PRO delivers to around 42,000 customers all over France. Its focus is business catering as well as canteens and system catering. PRO à PRO has been strengthening METRO since February 2017.

Pro a Pro Spain

Pro a Pro Spain

More than 4,000 customers trust in Pro a Pro Spain – the FSD specialist in frozen food distribution with a strong presence in the Canary and Balearic islands. They are part of METROs portfolio since 2020.

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RUNGIS express

Rungis Express is a leading German premium foods supplier. The company delivers top-of-the-line products to Horeca customers. Since April 2016, it has belonged to METRO.

Innovative solutions – for the whole industry sector

METRO MARKETS - the METRO Online-Marketplace

METRO MARKETS

METRO MARKETS is responsible for the first B2B online marketplace specifically geared to HoReCa customers (hotel, restaurant, catering). An international team is working to steadily develop the one-stop shop with non-food products, continuously expanding across Europe.

Digitalisation of the gastronomy sector

Hospitality Digital

Hospitality Digital was founded in 2015 and actively contributes to the digitalisation of the hospitality industry. An international team implements various digital solutions and innovations in gastronomy, the hotel industry and trade.

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METRO DIGITAL

Technology meets wholesale - as a product-driven organization, we develop digital solutions for our wholesale business used by millions of customers in all METRO countries worldwide.

NX-Food

NX FOOD

NX-FOOD stands for Next Generation Food and is a hub of METRO for new food solutions to address customer demands, future trends and a better food system.

Service companies – professional support for professional customers

METRO LOGISTICS

METRO LOGISTICS – Our Network. Your Success.

Use our reliable and efficient logistics network today for your challenges tomorrow.
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METRO PROPERTIES

Actively managing real assets. Finding and developing new locations. Maintaining wholesale and retail properties. These are the activities of METRO PROPERTIES, the METRO real estate company.

Business Partners

METRO SOURCING

Active in Hong Kong since 1976: METRO SOURCING is the import company of METRO. Its task: the international procurement of non-food products - from textiles to electronic devices.

METRO Advertising - Communication that stands out.

We are the experts for retail and wholesale communication and assist you in making a lasting impression on your customers.

Seamless invoice chain integration

MIAG

Tailor-made services along the entire billing chain: MIAG ensures reliable invoicing. For dependable payment processes and efficient supply chain finance solutions.

METRO SERVICES India - Going Further Together

METRO Global Solution Center India

METRO Global Solution Center India's goal is to achieve competitive advantage by standardizing processes, complying with regulations, providing sustainable cost-effective solutions and empowering METRO to do more for our customers every day.

Your jump to excellence - METRO SERVICES

METRO Global Solution Center Poland

“Accounting in our DNA” is a unique characteristic of our employees, which enables METRO Global Solution Center Poland to render the best accounting services for the METRO.


Hub area in Be1 on METRO Campus

METRO Campus Services

With passion for our Campus – we are the internal service provider that manages our company’s headquarters and the service partner of choice for all METRO companies.

Own brands – developed for and with our customers

Our extensive assortment satisfies a wide range of professional customer requirements. It offers something for any need – at different price and quality points.

In 2017, we joined forces with professional chefs to align our brand image and product range with the wholesale sector. In 2018 we rolled out this product mix in all countries. Our target for 2030? An increase in share of own brands to over 35%.

Our assortment – especially that of our own brands – is a strong lever to achieve a positive impact in terms of more sustainable consumption. In a continuous transformation process, we are expanding our assortment of sustainable, local and healthy products for our customers to meet their expectations. At the same time, we help them differentiate themselves from competitors, strengthen local economies and influence our supply chains by raising our ambition to meet environmental and social standards.

METRO Chef

METRO Chef - designed to satisfy the demanding gastronomy needs with quality food products.

METRO PROFESSIONAL

METRO Professional - developed with and for professionals with the aim to offer customers´ peace of mind and trust. It provides practical, reliable and efficient accessories, tools and appliances.

METRO Premium

METRO Premium - created to offer distinctive high-end quality food for delightful culinary experience by making the guests feel special.A change in the way of working from focusing on price to focus on quality, a shift of mindset from trading approach to building together will also transform our customers’ response from transactional to loyalty.

Own Brand tasting in Croatia

Fish and meat in the head chef tasting

METRO customers’ opinions help the wholesaler score points with its own brands in gourmet gastronomy.

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From Hong Kong to the world

To maintain the high quality standards in non-food own brands, METRO counts on the eagle-eyed team in Hong Kong.

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Packaging: The silent seller

What does good packaging have to do? A look over the shoulder of a packaging specialist.

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Franchises – big love for small shops

Traders are a core customer group for METRO. Small, independent retailers in Eastern Europe and Russia receive tailored support in the form of advice, products and offerings such as the franchise format.

Like a phoenix rising from the ashes

Like a phoenix rising from the ashes

A fire destroyed Valéria Fialová’s store and her family’s livelihood. Together with METRO, the trader took a fresh start.

Writing a different success story

Writing a different success story

As Iuliana and Costin Ghinea opened their café in Bucharest, Covid-19 gave them the idea for their current business.

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