"This is the last of the ten supermarkets that the company proposed to open this year, ending 2022 with 39 stores in the districts of Porto, Braga, Aveiro, Viana do Castelo, Setúbal, Santarém, Viseu, Leiria and Lisbon", said the company.

The company has hired around 65 employees for this supermarket.

Mercadona opened their first supermarket in Portugal on July 2, 2019, in Canidelo, Vila Nova de Gaia.

In 2021, the group recorded a sales volume of 415 million euros and "paid 62 million euros in taxes through the Portuguese company Irmãdona Supermercados, based in Vila Nova de Gaia".