Esselunga is a major Italian chain in the large retail industry. It operates through a network of 143 supermarkets and superstores located in northern and central Italy, in particular in Lombardia, Toscana, Emilia Romagna, Piemonte, Veneto and Liguria.

Esselunga's history dates to 1957 with the opening of its first supermarket in Milan, first in Italy; today the group has over 19,000 employees, € 6.3 billion in turnover and has a 10.03% market share.

Esselunga is committed to product innovation, environmental protection and consumer protection. A producer as well as distributor, one of Esselunga's strengths is its brand products: the Esselunga brand includes eco-label certified products, the lines Esselunga Bio, Esselunga Top and fresh foods like Esselunga Naturama, Pronti in Tavola (ready-to-eat) and Pronti da Cuocere (ready-to-cook).
It offers quality products, distribution logistics tailored to the geographic organization of the sales network, and pricing and product policies designed with the customer in mind. These are the cornerstones of its approach that makes efficiency and customer satisfaction the guiding principles of all management decisions. www.esselunga.it