Allied Bakeries, Morrisons, R&R Ice Cream, Suma and Tesco are battling it out to be crowned Employer of the Year at this year's Grocer Gold Awards.

The award is one of four launched for this year's event, which takes place at London's Guildhall on 16 June. Other new awards include Food & Drink Brand of the Year, Alcoholic Drink Brand and Technology & Logistics Supplier.

The awards are sponsored by Emarket, Imperial Tobacco, Reach and News International. Visit to view the shortlist or find out how to book your place at the awards.