Welcome to METRO


A leading international wholesale and food service business group

We are a leading international wholesale and food service business group and dedicated food specialist with a customer base in wholesale in 35 countries in Europe and Asia.

METRO, makro and Real

Home of powerful brands

Our group comprises a successful portfolio of wholesale companies like METRO Cash & Carry and MAKRO Cash & Carry as well as food service distribution companies such as Classic Fine Foods, Pro à Pro (closing expected for January 2017), Midban and Rungis Express and digitisation initiatives such as the METRO Accelerator powered by Techstars. Furthermore, the German hypermarket business Real which is a strong food retail brand in its sector, is part of the group.


Excellent food expertise

Our heritage and excellent food expertise has made us a leading player in our field. Our strong customer-facing set-up, coupled with specialist knowledge and a profound entrepreneurial spirit, enables us to do more for business passionate people everywhere.


Extensive network

Our wholesale business presence spans established and emerging markets in 35 countries. In our wholesale operations, we have over 750 stores and 60 depots. . Real operates 285 hypermarkets in Germany and has on average around one million customer visits per day. Approximately 60% of its sales come from loyalty card holders.

Doing more for people who are passionate about business

The food sector has great potential for all our business customers and we’re committed to doing everything we can to fuel their ambition and champion their success.

About Us

The demerger of METRO GROUP - why now?

Independence allows us to become faster, more focused and more agile so we can deliver greater value to our customers and all our stakeholders.


The people behind our success

152,000 food associates and a strong management team will continue our success story in wholesale.

Management Team