category champions Gerber Foods Soft Drinks Account management skills 8.5 Reliability of deliveries 10 Consistency of product quality 9.5 Value for money 7.5 Ability to work with retailer to develop own label brand 9 New product development skills 8 Crisis management skills 3.5 Total 56 Silver Spring Account management skills 8 Reliability of deliveries 8 Consistency of product quality 8.5 Value for money 8.5 Ability to work with retailer to develop own label brand 8.5 New product development skills 9 Crisis management skills 8 Total 58.5 Cott Beverages Account management skills 7.5 Reliability of deliveries 8 Consistency of product quality 9 Value for money 9.5 Ability to work with retailer to develop own label brand 9 New product development skills 8.5 Crisis management skills 8.5 Total 60 Crystal Drinks Account management skills 9 Reliability of deliveries 9 Consistency of product quality 9 Value for money 8.5 Ability to work with retailer to develop own label brand 9 New product development skills 7.5 Crisis management skills 9.5 Total 61.5 Also nominated: Macaw, Nichols Foods {{COVER FEATURE }}