At a glance
- Brocacef Groep
- Joint venture of Celesio and Phoenix
- 2,300 employees
- Pharmaceutical wholesaler Brocacef
- Benu pharmacy chain
Brocacef covers various sectors of the healthcare industry: pharmacies, pharmaceutical wholesale and healthcare logistics. The group has around 2,300 employees.
Brocacef has been a joint venture of the Phoenix Group and Celesio since 2010. Celesio has a 45 per cent share in Brocacef.
Brocacef supplies pharmaceuticals to pharmacies, doctors' surgeries, hospitals and medical clinics via pharmaceutical wholesale. In addition, the company offers its customers services which enable them to provide optimum care.
The Netherlands have a population of approximately 16.9 million people and almost 2,000 pharmacies. With 8,400 inhabitants to one pharmacy, the Netherlands have a very low pharmacy density. As part of Brocacef, the pharmacy chain Benu is one of the leading chains in the country with around 300 pharmacies.