Best in Class Macaw Account management skills 8 Reliability of deliveries 8.5 Consistency of product quality 9.5 Value for money 7.5 Ability to work with retailer on the own label brand 9.5 New product development skills 9 Crisis management skills 8 Total 60 Princes Soft Drinks Account management skills 5.5 Reliability of deliveries 7 Consistency of product quality 6.5 Value for money 8 Ability to work with retailer on the own label brand 8.5 New product development skills 8.5 Crisis management skills 8.5 Total 52.5 Silver Spring Account management skills 8.5 Reliability of deliveries 10 Consistency of product quality 9.5 Value for money 8 Ability to work with retailer on the own label brand 9 New product development skills 9 Crisis management skills 8.5 Total 62.5 Also nominated Cott, Crystal, Gerber nominated by the top buyers at Asda, Booker, Co-operative Group, Londis, Nisa-Today's, Safeway, Sainsbury, Somerfield and Tesco, in exclusive research carried out by The Grocer between February and April 2001 {{FEATURES }}