Lidl, SPAR, Dunnes Stores, Coop Norge, REWE, Conad, ICA and Real have been named as category winners in the second-annual European Private Label Awards, organised by ESM: European Supermarket Magazine in association with M.A.D.E.
Lidl Netherlands was the big winner of this year’s competition, taking the top prize in three award categories: Ambient Grocery, Beverages – Non-Alcoholic and Convenience Foods.
Elsewhere, Irish retailer Dunnes Stores took the spoils in two categories (Frozen Food and Tea, Coffee & Hot Drinks), while SPAR also took two honours, one for SPAR International (Confectionery & Snacking) and one for SPAR Netherlands (Beverages – Alcoholic).
Elsewhere, REWE took the top prize in the Dairy Products category, Coop Norge was named winner in the Meat & Seafood category, ICA won the Non-Food (Household) category, Conad took the spoils in Non-Food (Personal Care), and Real was named winner in the Pet Care category.
“The winners of this year’s European Private Label Awards indicate the level to which private labels are competing with, or in some cases outperforming, major national brands,” said Stephen Wynne-Jones, editor, ESM: European Supermarket Magazine. “ESM would like to congratulate all the winners and finalists in this year’s competition.”
A full list of winners can be found in the attached press release. Pictures (low resolution) of the winners, the judging process and the logo can be downloaded here:https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/storage.publisherplus.ie/media.madisonpublications.eu/uploads/2019/02/07095135/2019-winner-pictures.zip
The awards were kindly sponsored by M.A.D.E. (Marques Associées Distribution Event), which takes place in Paris on 19 and 20 March 2019 (www.madeparis.com).