METRO Deutschland GmbH


METRO is a leading international wholesale company and food specialist focusing on serving the needs of hotels, restaurants and caterers (HoReCa) as well as independent traders. The company operates in 35 countries and employs more than 150,000 people from 159 nations worldwide. In financial year 2017/18, METRO generated sales of €36.5 billion. Around the world, METRO has some 24 million customers who can choose whether to shop in one of the large-format stores, order online and collect their purchases at the store or have them delivered. METRO in addition also supports the competitiveness of entrepreneurs and own businesses with digital solutions and thereby contributes to cultural diversity in retail and hospitality.

In September 2018, METRO has been awarded the sector leader in Food & Staple Retailing in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the fourth consecutive year. Sustainability is a key pillar of METRO’s business; “doing more for business passionate people – in a responsible way” is the company’s mission. We are working on sustainability for over 20 years now. Trading with resources is our core business; hence contributing to protect earth’s resources is both: our obligation and our great opportunity. For more information, please visit