Mercadona opened its first supermarket on the island of La Palma, in Spain's Canary Islands on 8 November 2018. The new store, with a sales area of 1,798 sq.m, involved an investment of EUR4 million and will create 64 stable and quality jobs in the region. With this new store, the company has 86 supermarkets in the Canary Islands and closed 2017 with a staff of 4,331 people. Purchases from Canarian suppliers grew to EUR496 million in 2017.

Source: Mercadona