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Sonae and Hilton Food together in meat supply business in Portugal

Staff Writer | January 4, 2017
Sonae MC, the food retail unit within Sonae, and the Hilton Food Group, an international retail meat packing company, signed a joint venture agreement.
Retail meal   Increasing value creation in the meat department
They will develop the value proposition of bovine, ovine, caprine and swine products at Sonae MC stores, in Portugal.

The partnership will be operated through SOHI Meat Solutions – Distribuição de Carnes, as a result of the successful pilot project carried out for six months at the Meat Processing Centre of Sonae MC, in Santarém.

This partnership will allow Continente to perfect the quality of the products offered to consumers, leading innovation in this sector in Portugal and increasing value creation in the meat department, all while strengthening the commitment to support the sustainable development of national production.

Under this agreement, Sonae MC and Hilton Food will work together towards the optimization and development of the Meat Processing Centre, a unit that is currently responsible for a weekly supply of more than 1,000 tons of meat to Continente stores across Portugal.