Tesco sweeps the board at Grocer Own Label Food & Drinks Awards 2012

31 May 2012

Tesco has scooped 28 awards at the Grocer Own Label Food & Drinks Awards 2012, including the Chairman’s Award for outstanding product for their Finest Extra Matured Norfolk Pork Crown Joint.

 

 

Tesco has scooped 28 awards at the Grocer Own Label Food & Drinks Awards 2012, including the Chairman’s Award for outstanding product for their Finest Extra Matured Norfolk Pork Crown Joint. 

With 15 Gold and 12 Silver Awards for products as diverse as sausages, muffins, houmous and tea bags, the winning line-up showcases the breadth and depth of quality in Tesco’s own brand offer. 

Tesco Finest did particularly well, with 18 of Tesco’s 28 awards going to products in the retailer’s premium range. 

Andrew Yaxley, UK Commercial Director at Tesco said:

“Our teams work extremely hard to ensure that we offer the very best products to Tesco customers. These awards are some of the most prestigious in the industry and are great recognition for our work.

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Tesco won Gold Awards for:

  • White English muffins
  • Finest balsamic roast garlic & Italian cheese fougasse
  • Finest Belton traditional extra mature farmhouse red Leicester
  • Finest British pork & Melton red ale sausages
  • Finest extra matured pork crown joint
  • Finest stuffed Portobello mushrooms
  • Finest British wafer thin applewood smoked ham
  • Finest tomato & mascarpone sauce
  • Finest restaurant collection red onion & goats cheese tarte tatin
  • Broad bean, asparagus and mint houmous
  • Finest mini Melton Mowbray pork pies
  • Finest restaurant collection hand cooked hoisin duck crisps
  • Bramley Apple sauce
  • Ingredients hoisin sauce
  • Finest FairTrade teabags

 

Tesco won Silver Awards for:

  • Finest Cornish clotted cream
  • Lemon mousse
  • Finest lattebusche piave vecchio
  • Simply cook pork belly with oriental honey drizzle
  • Traditional smoked salmon side
  • Finest Meli Melo tomatoes
  • Chicken Saag Aloo
  • Pizzeria stonebaked BBQ meat feast pizza
  • Finest Swiss milk chocolate with maple syrup caramelised fine walnut pieces
  • High juice orange, mango & passion fruit
  • Finest pickled pearl onions with white balsamic vinegar
  • Finest basmati rice

 

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