Tesco swept the board at The Grocer Gold Awards last night - winning the top two prizes and the category award for best consumer initiative.

Tesco was named Grocer of the Year and Britain's Favourite Supermarket at the awards dinner, held at the Dorchester Hotel in London, and attended by more than 400 of the industry's movers and shakers.

The Grocer 33 awards for service and availability went to Morrisons, while Asda picked up the award for price.

A new award for best online retailer was won by Ocado.

Upmarket frozen food retailer Cook was named independent retail chain of the year, while Brakes scooped the first wholesaler of the year award.

Budgens and Newitts won the award for best business initiative, while Landmark Cash and Carry won the category for best own label range development.

Cadbury Snaps was named the year's best innovation by a branded manufacturer. Coca-Cola Enterprises was named branded supplier of the year, while Arla Foods won own label supplier of the year for the second year running.

Julian Hunt, editor of The Grocer, said: "To win one of our awards is a great achievement as competition for them is fierce. Given that, all our winners know that they have demonstrated they are truly the best in the business."