Aldi claims Grocer of the Year award for second year in a row
Aldi took home the Grocer of the Year award for the second year running at the 2014 Grocer Gold Awards last night.
Asda won The Grocer 33 Price award for the 17th year running, as well as picking up the award for Britain’s Favourite S – the only prize of the night voted for by a panel of consumers, in association with Nielsen.
Read the full list of winners.
reported its first-quarter results today, took home The Grocer 33 Customer Service award and Availability award, as well as Green Retailer of the Year.’s, which
Tesco claimed the title of Online Retailer of the Year, and won Own-Label Range of the Year for Tesco Finest, which last month swept the board at The Grocer Own Label Awards. Tesco’s action on tackling sugary drinks also won it Business Initiative of the Year Award.
There was also success for Waitrose, which took the Store Manager of the Award for its Cheltenham Food & Home store, managed by Mike Snowdon.
In a hotly contested category, Heineken walked away with Branded S of the Year Award. Meanwhile Müller won Brand of the Year.
JJ Food Service won WBooker, which took home Green Wholesaler of the Year.of the Year, breaking the dominance of
Enterprises’ hit Share A Coke campaign took the prize for Consumer Initiative of the Year, and Defra secretary of state Owen Paterson presented the award for Exporter of the Year to The Ice Co.
Full details on the night, including reaction from the winners, will be in this weekend’s issue of The Grocer.
The full list of winners is below:
|Brand of the Year||Müller|
|Branded Supplier of the Year||Heineken|
|Business Initiative of the Year||Tesco - Actively changing customer behaviour towards low calorie drinks|
|Consumer Initiative of the Year||Coca-Cola Enterprises - Share a Coke|
|Employer of the Year||Costco Wholesale UK|
|Entrepreneur of the Year||Giles Brook - Vita Coco & BEAR|
|Exporter of the Year||The Ice Co|
|Green Retailer of the Year||Sainsbury’s|
|Green Supplier of the Year||Wyke Farms|
|Green Wholesaler of the Year||Booker Group|
|Independant Retail Chain||High Noon Stores|
|Logistics Supplier of the Year||Jigsaw and Premier Foods|
|Online Supermarket of the year||Tesco|
|Own Label Range of the Year||Tesco Finest*|
|Own-Label Supplier of the Year||Cott Beverages|
|SME Brand of the Year||Bulldog Skincare for Men|
|Specialist Online Retailer of the Year||Hello Fresh|
|Symbol Retailer of the Year||Premier|
|Technology Supplier of the Year||Original Software|
|The Grocer of the Year||Aldi|
|Variety Discounter of the Year||Poundland|
|Wholesaler of the Year||JJ Food Service|
|Britains Favourite Supermarket||Asda|
|The Grocer 33 Price Award||Asda|
|The Grocer 33 Customer Service Award||Sainsbury’s|
|The Grocer 33 Availability Award||Sainsbury’s|
|Store Manager of the Year||Mike Snowdon, Waitrose|