In August 2023, Lisbon welcomed more than a million people to attend World Youth Day. As the event’s food founding partner, Pingo Doce handled an unprecedented cooking and logistic operation to serve its ready-to-eat meals and deliver 400,000 meal kits.
“Good things come to those who wait” is a popular expression that perhaps applies to those who believe as well. In 2023, one year later than expected, Lisbon hosted World Youth Day, welcoming Pope Francis and over one million pilgrims for the biggest Catholic event in the world, in a celebration of faith. What is this power that moves and brings so many people together?