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OUR HISTORY

The history of the Azevedos brand spans more than two centuries, consolidating a trajectory totally dedicated to the service of health. From 1775 to the present day, we are proud of our journey and the various milestones that mark our history.

We were responsible for developing the 1st medicinal product in Portugal and since then we have continued to do it well, and today we are the leading medicinal product manufacturer in Portugal, one of the largest Iberian manufacturers and a global player in the pharmaceutical sector operating in Portugal and Mozambique and exporting to all 5 continents.

The Azevedos Brand

Almost 250 years "manufacturing" medicinal products

1775
1949
1985
1994
1998
2008
2021

1775

Azevedos Pharmacy

Birth of Azevedos brand

1949

Nobel Prize in Medicine

Participation in the Nobel Prize attributed to Prof. Egas Moniz

1985

Laboratórios Azevedos

Constituition of Laboratórios Azevedos - Indústria Farmacêutica, S.A.

1994

Sofarimex

Aquisition of majority stake of Sofarimex

1998

International Expansion

Medis (Mozambique)

Medifarm (Angola)

Laboris Farmaceutica (Brazil)

2008

Lyophilization unit

Construction of a new unit for lyophilized products

2021

Lyophilization unit expansion

Conclusion of the unit expansion started in 2018

OUR ORGANISATION

In addition to the trust that has distinguished us and brought us to the forefront throughout these almost 250 years of history, it is also our comprehensive approach across the entire medicinal product chain, that makes us a solid and competitive Group.

In order to create a group of companies and corresponding functional units in a specialised way and with high standards of competitiveness, Azevedos Group's activity is divided into several areas within the pharmaceutical market:

Organisation

Structure

Expansion through specialised companies throughout the medicinal product chain
  • R&D
  • Production
  • Distribution
  • Marketing
    & Sales
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R&D Production Unit
R&D Marketing & Sales
National Market Distribution
Marketing & Sales / International Distribution
International

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AZEVEDOS IN THE WORLD

The internationalisation of the Azevedos Group as a strategic vector of development has already become a reality in recent years. We have diversified our markets and entered new business areas to further develop the AZEVEDOS brand.

Today we are present on five continents with operations ranging from the export of products to over 90 countries to the presence of Group companies in key markets such as Mozambique.

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North America

  • Canada
  • USA
  • Mexico

South America

  • Bolívia
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • El Salvador
  • Ecuador
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Dominican Republic
  • Venezuela

    Europe

    • Albania
    • Austria
    • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    • Bulgaria
    • Czech Republic
    • Cyprus
    • Croatia
    • Estonia
    • Georgia
    • Germany
    • Greece
    • Hungary
    • Ireland
    • Italy
    • Kosovo
    • Latvia
    • Lithuania
    • Macedonia
    • Malta
    • Moldova
    • Montenegro
    • United Kingdom
    • Romania
    • Russia
    • Serbia
    • Slovakia
    • Slovenia
    • Spain
    • Sweden
    • Ukraine

    Asia

    • Armenia
    • Azerbaijan
    • Cambodia
    • Iran
    • Iraq
    • Israel
    • Jordan
    • Kazakhstan
    • Koweit
    • Lebanon
    • Macau
    • Malaysia
    • Myanmar
    • Philippines
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Taiwan
    • United Arab Emirates
    • Uzbekistan
    • Vietnam
    • Yemen

    África

    • Angola
    • Benin
    • Burkina Faso
    • Cape Verde
    • Cameroon
    • Congo
    • Ethiopia
    • Ghana
    • Ivory Coast
    • Libya
    • Madagascar
    • Malawi
    • Mali
    • Morocco
    • Mauritius
    • Mauritania
    • Mozambique
    • Nigeria
    • Kenya
    • Rwanda
    • Senegal
    • South Africa
    • Sudan
    • Tanzania
    • Togo
    • Tunisia
    • Uganda
    • Zambia
    • Zimbabwe