Edeka is among the largest supermarket chains in Germany, consisting of several cooperatives of independent supermarkets under the umbrella corporation Edeka Zentrale. First founded in 1898 and renamed as Edeka in 1918, today the company has over 13,000 stores, 3,700 independent merchants and over 350,000 employees across every region of Germany, which is the only market the group is active in.
Segment ranking summary
Edeka Zentrale ranks 56th among its peers in the food retail segment, and 198th among its peers in the food and beverage manufacturers and processors segment. While the company provides disclosure in German, the 2021 Food and Agriculture Benchmark only evaluates corporate disclosures in English over the 2019-2020 research period and made available until May 2021. As such, no relevant disclosure was found for this company for topics in the governance and strategy, nutrition and social inclusion measurement areas, with limited information provided for topics under the environment measurement area.
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- Hamburg, Germany
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