2017 winners

The Grocer Own Label Food & Drink Awards 2017 winners – by category


Added Value Meats

Lidl Deluxe Slow Cooked British Outdoor Bred Pulled Pork with a Beer Barbecue & Blackstrap Molasses Sauce, supplied by Eurostock Food Group – Category Champion
Lidl Deluxe Lamb Guard of Honour with a Garlic & Herb Crumb Rub, supplied by Eurostock Food Group – Innovation Winner


Added Value Poultry

Lidl Chef Select Easy Cook Piri Piri Spatchcock Chicken, supplied by 2 Sisters Food Group – Category Champion
Asda Butcher’s Selection World Flavours Chicken Wings, supplied by Faccenda Foods – Innovation Winner


Bacon

Aldi Honey Thick Cut Irish Rashers – Category Champion
The Co-op Irresistible 8 Maple Cured Streaky Bacon Rashers, supplied by Tulip – Innovation Winner


Blended & Soft Cheese

Lidl Deluxe Somerset Brie, supplied by Lactalis – Category Champion
Aldi Specially Selected Normandy Baking Camembert with a Fruity Cranberry Glaze – Innovation Winner


Bread

Aldi Traditional Malted Bloomer – Category Champion


British Cheese

Asda Extra Special Blue Stilton, supplied by Arla Foods – Category Champion
Lidl Deluxe Mature Blue Stilton with Port & Orange Glaze and Fruit Topping, supplied by Long Clawson Dairy – Innovation Winner


Burgers & Diced Beef

Aldi Specially Selected Cheese & Onion Quarter Pounders – Category Champion
Aldi Specially Selected Cheese & Onion Quarter Pounders – Innovation Winner


Butter

Asda Extra Special Somerset Farmhouse Butter, supplied by Wyke Farms – Category Champion
Aldi Scottish Salted Butter with Hebridean Sea Salt Crystals, supplied by Graham’s – Innovation Winner


Celebration Cakes

Asda Smash Cake, supplied by Greencore – Category Champion
Asda Smash Cake, supplied by Greencore – Innovation Winner


Cereals

Lidl Simply Sumptuous Maple & Pecan Crisp, supplied by Bokomo Foods – Category Champion
Aldi Harvest Morn Protein Crunch, supplied by DE-VAU-GE – Innovation Winne


Cheddar Cheese

Aldi Specially Selected Somerset Crunchy Vintage Cheddar – Category Champion


Chilled Pizza

M&S Wood Fired Pizza – Italian Cured Meats – Category Champion
Aldi Specially Selected Italian Ham, Portobello Mushroom & Mascarpone Sourdough Pizza, supplied by Stateside Foods – Innovation Winner


Chilled Ready Meals – Asian

M&S Taste Singapore Chargrilled Chicken & King Prawn Laksa – Category Champion
M&S Taste Singapore Chargrilled Chicken & King Prawn Laksa – Innovation Winner


Chilled Ready Meals – Rest of the World

Morrisons A Taste of Brazil Coconut Chicken Curry, supplied by Kerry Foods – Category Champion
Aldi Specially Selected Slow Cooked Porchetta with Cider & Honey Sauce & Lyonnaise Potatoes, supplied by Dawn Meats – Innovation Winner


Chilled Ready Meals – Traditional

M&S Scottish Lochmuir 2 Salmon Paupiettes with Butternut Squash & Mascarpone – Category Champion
Aldi Ready to Cook Ham Hock Pastry Parcels with Cheese & Leek – Innovation Winner


Coated Fish

Lidl Deluxe Salmon Wellington with Spinach Cream – Category Champion
Lidl Deluxe 2 Melt in the Middle Smoked Haddock & Mull of Kintyre Cheddar Cheese and Leek Fishcakes, supplied by Joseph Robertson – Innovation Winner


Coffee

Aldi Roast & Ground Colombian Coffee – Category Champion
Lidl Deluxe Kenyan Roast & Ground Coffee, supplied by Melitta Europa & Co. – Innovation Winner


Confectionery – Bars & Bags

Aldi Moser Roth Chocolate – Madagascan Vanilla, supplied by August Storck KG – Category Champion
Aldi Moser Roth Chocolate – Madagascan Vanilla, supplied by August Storck KG – Innovation Winner


Confectionery – Boxed

Aldi Specially Selected Maple Salt Melt in the Mouth Fudge – Category Champion
Lidl Deluxe Anglesey Sea Salted Caramel Truffles, supplied by Beech’s Fine Chocolate – Innovation Winner


Continental Cheese

Asda Extra Special Triple Crème Blue, supplied by Eurilait – Category Champion
Asda Extra Special Vintage Gouda, supplied by Eurilait – Innovation Winner


Cookies & Biscuits

Lidl Chunky White Chocolate & Cranberry Cookies, supplied by Merba – Category Champion
Lidl Chunky White Chocolate & Cranberry Cookies, supplied by Merba – Innovation Winner


Cooking Sauces

Asda A Taste of America Memphis BBQ Cooking Sauce, supplied by Greencore – Category Champion
Asda A Taste of Malaysia Mango Laksa Curry, supplied by Greencore – Innovation Winner


Crackers

Aldi Specially Selected Gourmet Rosemary Savoury Crackers, supplied by BFG Canada – Category Champion
Aldi Specially Selected Lockerbie Cheddar Oatcake Bites – Innovation Winner


Dairy

Asda Extra Special Extra Thick Madagascan Vanilla Double Cream, supplied by Arla Foods – Category Champion
M&S Extra Thick Prosecco Cream – Innovation Winner


Deli

Aldi Just Tasty Edamame Bean & Sugar Snap Protein Pot, supplied by Food Utopia – Category Champion
Asda Extra Special Mediterranean Houmous Selection, supplied by Zorba Delicacies – Innovation Winner


Family Desserts

M&S Dessert Menu 2 Melting Chocolate Domes – Category Champion
M&S Dessert Menu 2 Melting Chocolate Domes – Innovation Winner


Fish & Shellfish

Lidl Side of Scottish Salmon, supplied by Ocean Fish Vistgate – Category Champion
Lidl Deluxe Scottish Salmon Roast with Lemon & Thyme Butter and a Beetroot Glaze, supplied by Dawnfresh Seafoods – Innovation Winner


Fresh Fruit

Aldi Specially Selected Mango Chunks – Category Champion


Fresh Vegetables

Aldi Specially Selected Tenderstem Broccoli – Category Champion
Tesco Baby Cucumbers, supplied by Glinwell – Innovation Winner


Frozen Desserts

Morrisons Salted Caramel Profiterole Gateau, supplied by Coppenrath & Wiese UK – Category Champion
Morrisons Salted Caramel Profiterole Gateau, supplied by Coppenrath & Wiese UK – Innovation Winner


Frozen Pizza

Aldi Specially Selected Thin & Crispy Italian Stone Baked Caprino Verde Pizza – Category Champion
Iceland Spicy Chicken Arrabbiata & Peppers Hand-Stretched & Stonebaked Pizza, supplied by Svila – Innovation Winner


Frozen Ready Meals

Iceland Indian Chicken Makhani Masala, supplied by The Authentic Food Company – Category Champion
Asda Carrot Spaghetti Bolognese, supplied by Paren – Innovation Winner


Fruit Juices & Smoothies

Lidl Vitafit Premium Cloudy Apple Juice, supplied by Niederrheingold – Category Champion
The Co-op Loved By Us Breakfast Smoothie Mix, supplied by Fullers Food International – Innovation Winner


Gluten & Wheat Free

M&S Made Without Wheat Shortcrust Apple Pie – Category Champion
Tesco Free From Katsu Chicken Curry, supplied by Kerry Foods – Innovation Winner


Home Baking

Lidl Christmas Icing Decorations, supplied by Fiddes Payne – Category Champion
Morrisons The Best Ready to Use Chocolate Orange Frosting, supplied by J F Renshaw – Innovation Winner


Hot Eating Savoury Pies – Chicken

Asda Grower’s Selection Creamy Chicken & Mushroom Pies, supplied by Unimush Ireland – Category Champion
Asda Grower’s Selection Creamy Chicken & Mushroom Pies, supplied by Unimush Ireland – Innovation Winner


Hot Eating Savoury Pies – Other

Lidl Deluxe Slow Cooked Lamb, Red Wine & Rosemary Pie, supplied by Shire Foods – Category Champion
M&S Rainbow Root Vegetable Pie – Innovation Winner


Ice Cream

The Co-op Irresistible Sicilian Lemon Curd & Mascarpone Ice Cream, supplied by Yeo Valley – Category Champion
The Co-op Irresistible Sicilian Lemon Curd & Mascarpone Ice Cream, supplied by Yeo Valley – Innovation Winner


Individual Cakes

Asda Baker’s Selection 2 Eton Mess Muffins, supplied by Speedibake – Category Champion
Iceland Luxury 2 Bakewell Muffins, supplied by David Wood Baking – Innovation Winner


Individual Desserts

Aldi Specially Selected Double Chocolate Mini Dessert – Category Champion
Lidl Deluxe Double Decadence Desserts – Millionaire’s Tart & Passion Fruit Tarte au Citron, supplied by Marston Foods – Innovation Winner


Jams & Spreads

Aldi Specially Selected Scandinavian Blackcurrant Conserve, supplied by Beatrice of Bristol – Category Champion
The Co-op Irresistible Chilean Fairtrade Clear Honey, supplied by Rowse Honey – Innovation Winner


Ketchups, Relishes & Chutneys

Aldi Specially Selected Traditionally Made Alphonso Mango and Apricot Sweet Chutney – Category Champion
Aldi Specially Selected Traditionally Made Alphonso Mango and Apricot Sweet Chutney – Innovation Winner


Kids Products

Aldi Organic Mamia Raspberry Mini Rice Cakes – Category Champion
Aldi Organic Mamia Raspberry Mini Rice Cakes – Innovation Winner


Large Cakes

Aldi Specially Selected Traditional Tuscan Panettone Classico – Category Champion
The Co-op Irresistible Colombian Coffee Gingerbread Latte Cake, supplied by Finsbury Food Group – Innovation Winner


Mayonnaise, Vinegar & Oils

Aldi Specially Selected Cold Pressed British Rapeseed Oil – Category Champion


Meal Accompaniments

Iceland Luxury Sprouts with Chestnuts, Bacon, Stilton & Gorgonzola, supplied by MDC Foods – Category Champion
Iceland Luxury Sprouts with Chestnuts, Bacon, Stilton & Gorgonzola, supplied by MDC Foods – Innovation Winner


Meat & Poultry Joints

Aldi Ashfield Farm Roast In The Bag Sage & Onion Stuffed British Whole Chicken – Category Champion
Aldi Ashfield Farm 100% British Pork Fillet Marinated in a Five Spice and Bell Pepper Rub – Innovation Winner


Muesli & Granola

Lidl Simply Sumptuous Super Berry Granola, supplied by Jordans Ryvita – Category Champion


Party Food

Lidl 10 Chicken Gyozas, supplied by Daloon Foods – Category Champion
Lidl 10 Chicken Gyozas, supplied by Daloon Foods – Innovation Winner


Pork Pies & Sausage Rolls

Tesco Finest 4 Bramley Apple & Cider Chutney Topped Pork Pies, supplied by Walker & Son – Category Champion
Morrisons The Best 4 Mini Pork Pies Topped with Great Yorkshire Pickle, supplied by Vale of Mowbray – Innovation Winner


Potato Crisps

Aldi Passions Pop Outs – Sour Cream & Chive Popped Potato Crisps – Category Champion
Lidl Deluxe Pulled Pork & Wild Flower Honey Hand Cooked Potato Crisps, supplied by Kolak Snack Foods – Innovation Winner


Prepared Salads

The Co-op Irresistible Oriental Baby Leaf, King Prawn, Mango and Coconut Noodle Salad, supplied by Freshtime UK – Category Champion
Tesco Finest King Prawn & Pickled Butternut with Pomegranate Dressing, supplied by Bakkavor – Innovation Winner


Quiches & Savoury Tarts

Aldi Specially Selected Hand Finished Chorizo & Pepper Tartlet, supplied by Edgmond Foods – Category Champion
Aldi Specially Selected Hand Finished Chorizo & Pepper Tartlet, supplied by Edgmond Foods – Innovation Winner


Ready to Eat Fish

Lidl Deluxe Smoked Scottish Salmon Selection, supplied by St James Smokehouse – Category Champion
Lidl Deluxe Smoked Scottish Salmon Selection, supplied by St James Smokehouse – Innovation Winner


Sausages

Tesco Finest 6 British Pork Caramelised Onion Sausages, supplied by Riverway Foods – Category Champion
Costco 9 Piri Piri & 9 Chilli & Lime Sausages, supplied by Riverway Foods – Innovation Winner


Savoury Chilled On The Go

Aldi Just Tasty New York Deli Sandwich – Category Champion
The Co-op Rainbow Wrap – Beetroot & Feta, supplied by Greencore Food to Go – Innovation Winner


Savoury Snacks

The Co-op Irresistible Oven Baked Kashmiri Chicken Naan Chips, supplied by It’s All Good – Category Champion
The Co-op Irresistible Oven Baked Kashmiri Chicken Naan Chips, supplied by It’s All Good – Innovation Winner


Shortbreads

Aldi Specially Selected Traditional Lemon Scottish Shortbread Rounds – Category Champion
Tesco All Butter Heat & Eat Shortbread Stars, supplied by Burton’s Biscuit Company – Innovation Winner


Sliced Meats & Pâtés

Aldi Specially Selected Wild Boar, Chestnut & Cranberry Pâté, supplied by Terbeke – Category Champion
Aldi Specially Selected Wild Boar, Chestnut & Cranberry Pâté, supplied by Terbeke – Innovation Winner


Soft Drinks

Lidl Rosé Grape Sparkling Juice Drink, supplied by Glenpatrick – Category Champion
The Co-op Loved by Us Maintain Water – Apple & Elderflower, supplied by Cott Beverages – Innovation Winner


Soups

The Co-op Irresistible Moroccan Inspired Chicken Soup, supplied by Greencore Prepared Meals – Category Champion
Asda Peri Peri Chicken Soup, supplied by Princes Foods – Innovation Winner


Speciality Breads

Asda Baker’s Selection Sourdough Batard, supplied by Country Style Foods – Category Champion
The Co-op Irresistible Ancient Grains Sunflower & Honey Farmhouse Loaf, supplied by Allied Bakeries – Innovation Winner


Steaks

Asda Extra Special 28 Day Matured Wagyu Beef Ribeye Steak, supplied by ABP – Category Champion
Lidl Deluxe 2 New Zealand Venison Steaks, supplied by Highland Game – Innovation Winner


Store Cupboard

Asda Wholegrain & Quinoa Micro Rice & Grain, supplied by Euro Food Brands – Category Champion
The Co-op Loved by Us Roast Chicken Kit, supplied by British Pepper & Spice – Innovation Winner


Sweet Bakery

Lidl Triple Chocolate Cookie, supplied by Dawn Foods – Category Champion
Tesco Cherry Bakewell Plait, supplied by Lantmannen Unibake UK – Innovation Winner


Sweet Snacks

Lidl Snaktastic Sweet Popcorn, supplied by Kolak Snack Foods – Category Champion
Tesco Finest Toffee Nut Latte Popcorn with Belgian White Chocolate, supplied by KP Snacks – Innovation Winner


Teas & Infusions

Asda Extra Special Summer Berries Fruit Infusions, supplied by Typhoo Tea – Category Champion
Morrisons The Best Camomile & Manuka Honey, supplied by Typhoo Tea – Innovation Winner


Yogurts

Aldi Specially Selected Handmade Yogurt – Rhubarb & Vanilla, supplied by Green Valley Farms – Category Champion
Aldi Specially Selected Handmade Yogurt – Rhubarb & Vanilla, supplied by Green Valley Farms – Innovation Winner


Champion of Champions

M&S Dessert Menu 2 Melting Chocolate Domes


Innovative Product of the Year

Tesco Finest King Prawn & Pickled Butternut with Pomegranate Dressing


Innovative Own Label Retailer of the Year

Tesco