Finalists 2021

Congratulations to all of our finalists

Drinks Brand of the Year
  • Caleño Drinks
  • Carling – Molson Coors
  • Freixenet
  • Henry Westons – Westons Cider
  • i heart Wines

Soft Drinks Brand of the Year
  • Horlicks – Aimia Foods
  • MOJU Drinks
  • Monster – Coca-Cola Europacific Partners
  • Robinsons - Britvic
  • Vita Coco

Food Brand of the Year
  • Charlie Bigham's
  • Doritos STAX – Pepsico
  • itsu [grocery]
  • Little Moons
  • Rustlers – Kepak
  • St Pierre – St Pierre Groupe
  • THIS™
  • Whitby Seafoods

Household & Personal Care Brand of the Year
  • Acnecide – Galderma
  • Daylesford Organic
  • Fabulosa – My Fabulosa
  • Lifebuoy – Unilever

SME Brand of the Year
  • Biotiful Dairy
  • Little Moons
  • Made for Drink
  • Mash Direct
  • Re: Nourish

Petfood Brand of the Year
  • Butcher's Nourishing Food for Dogs – Butcher’s Pet Care
  • Denzel’s
  • Harrington’s – Inspired Pet Nutrition
  • Lily’s Kitchen

Own-Label Range of the Year
  • County Bridge - AF Blakemore
  • Extra Special – Asda
  • GRO - Co-op
  • Lacura – Aldi

Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Natasha Bowes – Biotiful Dairy
  • Mark Livings – Lyre’s
  • John Pallagi – Farmison & Co
  • Sean Ramsden – Ramsden International
  • James Sharpe – My Fabulosa

Factory Manager of the Year
  • Rob James, Princes
  • Brian Jones, Pladis UK&I
  • Paul Jones, Arla Foods
  • Leanne Taylor, Eat Natural
  • Paddy Townsend, Westaway Sausages
  • Ben Wingfield, Cranswick Country Foods

Store Manager of the Year
  • Kerry Ashdown, Morrisons Sidcup
  • Gill Klinkert, Waitrose Abergavenny
  • Vik Sidhu, Tesco Aldershot
  • Ben Taw, Sainsbury’s Farlington, Portsmouth
  • Dan Wharrier, Asda Killingbeck Drive, Leeds

Business Initiative of the Year
  • Bestway Wholesale - The Bestway Good Food Wholesale Initiative
  • Buyers Discovery Club - The Buyers Discovery Club
  • Central England Co-operative - Anti-violence campaign
  • Company Shop Group - The Luminary Programme
  • Co-op - Fighting Food Poverty During a Pandemic 2020

Consumer Initiative of the Year
  • Aldi - The Hunger Monster
  • Central England Co-op - Boley Park new flagship store
  • Co-op - Co-op Membership evolution
  • Lidl - Lidl Plus
  • The Midcounties Co-operative - Home Delivery Service

E-commerce Initiative of the Year
  • Asda - Your Regulars
  • iForce Group - PepsiCo Direct to Consumer, iForce – One Step Ahead
  • Kraft Heinz - Heinz To Home
  • Piccolo Foods - Piccolo’s Just-For-You personalised subscription service
  • Sainsbury's - Sainsbury’s priority access to Home Delivery slots
  • Wensleydale Creamery - The Wensleydale Creamery Online Deli

Supply Chain Initiative of the Year
  • iForce Group – PepsiCo Direct to Consumer, iForce – One Step Ahead
  • One Stop & RELEX
  • Pilgrim’s UK - Co-op & Pilgrim’s UK Future of Food initiative
  • Simply Supply Chain – Drop & Drive Claims Workgroup

Sustainability Initiative of the Year
  • Alara - Grow Back Greener
  • Asda Stores - Asda Middleton; Reduce:Reuse:Recycle
  • Co-op - Project Closed Loop II
  • Cranswick - Second Nature
  • Piccolo Foods - Yellow & Go Fully Recyclable Pouch
  • Pilgrim’s UK - Pilgrim’s UK 2030 – driving sustainability from farm to fork

Technology Initiative of the Year
  • b2b.store - b2b.store eCommerce Platform
  • Ocucon - OCCUPi
  • Nectar360 and CitrusAd - Delivering next generation e-commerce retail media for Sainsburys.co.uk
  • SMG - Plan-Apps
  • Time Wholesale Services - Voice of the Customer

Waste Not Want Not Award
  • Company Shop - The Luminary Programme
  • Daylesford Organic - Reducing our impact
  • Lidl - Drastically Driving Down Our Food Waste – Too Good to Waste
  • Morrisons & The Bread and Butter Thing Partnership
  • The Park - Project Wineview – Wine Wastage Reduction
  • Waitrose - Give A Little Love: Farm to Family

Employer of the Year
  • Aldi
  • Morrisons
  • Princes
  • Tesco

Exporter of the Year
  • Kabuto Noodles
  • Ramsden International
  • Smylies

Startup of the Year
  • HUNWines
  • Lyre’s
  • Moo to You
  • Offblak
  • Plant Power

Online Supermarket of the Year
  • Asda
  • Iceland Foods
  • Morrisons
  • Sainsburys
  • Tesco
  • Waitrose

Specialist Online Retailer of the Year
  • Farmdrop
  • Farmison & Co
  • Field&flower
  • HelloFresh
  • Mindful Chef

Independent Retail Chain of the Year
  • Cook
  • Henderson Retail
  • LA Foods

Symbol/Franchise Retailer of the Year
  • Londis
  • Nisa Retail
  • One Stop
  • Premier
  • Spar

National Wholesaler of the Year
  • Bestway Wholesale
  • Bidfood
  • Booker
  • Brakes
  • JJ Foodservice

Specialist Wholesaler of Year
  • Millennium Cash & Carry
  • Pricecheck
  • Time Wholesale Services
  • Wholegood

Regional Wholesaler of the Year
  • Parfetts
  • United Wholesale Scotland

The Grocer of the Year
  • Aldi
  • Co-op
  • Iceland
  • Morrisons
  • Tesco