The annual Grocer Gold Awards ceremony, which is taking place online this year, is just around the corner. 

The awards will be announced each day at 3pm on from 9 to 13 November, culminating in the grand finale announcement of all the winners on Friday. The schedule is as follows: 

Store Manager of the Year 

Monday 9 November at 3pm 

Our Store Manager of the Year Award recognises outstanding hard graft and commitment from the nation’s best store managers. Each year, we select top-performing managers to represent Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons and Waitrose and they go head-to-head in front of our expert judging panel to take home the title.

Factory Manager of the Year 

Tuesday 10 November at 3pm 

This special accolade is brand new to The Grocer Gold Awards this year and shines a light on the heroic effort taking place on factory shop floors across our nation. We asked readers to nominate the factory managers who deserve recognition for the extraordinary contribution they’ve made to ensure our food and drink supply has continued since the outbreak of the pandemic.

Business Initiative of the Year 

Wednesday 11 November at 3pm 

Overcoming the challenges that have rocked the industry this year would be achievement enough for businesses, but many have also found the time and energy to pour resource into supporting worthy causes, fostering new growth or even fighting injustice, at the same time. This award recognises the players who have gone over and above to action a positive initiative within their business, retail community or the wider grocery industry.

The Grocer Cup 

Thursday 12 November at 3pm 

One of the industry’s most coveted awards, The Grocer Cup is given to a senior industry figure who has shown outstanding leadership in the past year. The trophy recognises innovation, integrity and vision and has been awarded to grocery champions like Tesco’s Dave Lewis, Mars boss Fiona Dawson and Iceland’s Malcolm Walker.

Grand Finale 

Friday 13 November at 3pm 

The Grocer Golds is the most hotly anticipated event in the grocery calendar. Watch the glittering ceremony and find out who’s taking home a Golden G from wherever you are. 

You’ll find each of the streams live at 3pm each day on and you can add reminders to your calendar for each event here


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