"When I informed my business that we had won the award, there was a great feeling of pride and satisfaction. This award gives us the drive and inspiration to go on and develop more outstanding products."

Jeff Hammond Sales manager, Rowse Honey

Dairy Waitrose Columbian Blacktail Eggs Manufacturer Stonegate

"Winning the award has raised the profile of the product both internally and among our customers at Waitrose. We have also been able to communicate the win to Waitrose customers on the egg packaging and also on a shelf barker at point of sale."

John Sayer Manager, Stonegate

Delicatessen Waitrose Taiko Sashimi & Sushi Bento Manufacturer Taiko Foods

"We were given much praise by Waitrose and this has helped us become more well-known in the organisation."

Derek Lewis Taiko Foods

Frozen food Aldi Specially Selected Italian Stone Baked Pizza Romagna Manufacturer McEvoy Foods International

"Winning The Grocer award has highlighted the drive for quality frozen products that we at McEvoy Foods International constantly strive to achieve. It has also demonstrated that a truly Italian product is welcomed by the consumer. The overall benefit to our business is continued exposure from delivering high-quality products in the frozen category. The award demonstrates Aldi's ongoing commitment to enhance and improve the products available to its customer base and deliver exceptional quality at an affordable price."

Kathleen Hire Sales co-ordination manager,

McEvoy Foods International

Meat, fish and poultry Sainsbury's Peking Whole Crispy Aromatic Duck Manufacturer Gressingam Foods

"Winning The Grocer award for our Whole Aromatic Duck was a real boost to our company and customers as it showed true recognition for the quality and authenticity of our product. It is also a great boost for all of our employees, who take pride in consistently producing excellent products."

Adam Fisk Technical and NPD co-ordinator,

Gressingham Foods

Soft drinks and beverages Asda White Grape Spritzer

Manufacturer Juice&World

"This award helped us to strengthen our relationships with our customer Asda."

Pablo Tejada Managing director, Juice&World