In the second instalment of our Grocer Gold Awards coverage, we bring you in-depth profiles of the winners of the Best Independent, Best Own Label Development and Marketing Excellence categories ­ as well as further coverage of the night's events.
ethnic ­ the new organic?
By 2005, 52% of London's population will be ethnic. So why have the supermarkets been so slow in catering to the demands of this growing consumer group?
focus on frozen
Promotions are devaluing the category, turning it into the jumble sale of the grocery sector. It's time for a rethink.
scottish independence
Scottish Grocers' Federation president Jim Botterill talks about his plans for his 37-store Spar chain, and why he wants to open larger stores of up to 8,000 sq ft and enter the petrol forecourt arena. He also reveals his thoughts on the Tesco threat to independents