Tesco sweeps the board at Quality Food & Drinks Awards 2014

14 Nov 2014

Tesco has scooped 28 gongs at the Quality Food and Drink Awards 2014 and has retained the prestigious Quality Food Awards Retailer of the Year for the second year running. With 30 awards, including the Overall Gold Q for Tesco finest* Sao Tome 71% Dark Chocolate, and over 40 highly commended or commended for Tesco’s own label products, these accolades showcase the breadth and depth of the quality products that are available to customers.

Tesco has scooped 28 gongs at the Quality Food and Drink Awards 2014 and has retained the prestigious Quality Food Awards Retailer of the Year for the second year running.

With 30 awards, including the Overall Gold Q for Tesco finest* Sao Tome 71% Dark Chocolate, and over 40 highly commended or commended for Tesco’s own label products, these accolades showcase the breadth and depth of the quality products that are available to customers.

Jason Tarry, UK Commercial Director said:

“We work hard every day to offer our customers the very best food and drink products. I'm incredibly proud of our teams' success. These awards look at all aspects of the products,  including the taste, value and quality of ingredients and is great recognition for all the hard work we have done, together with our suppliers, for our customers.”

This year, Tesco has won more than double the Quality Food and Drink Awards than any other retailer.

 

AWARDS 

  • Quality Food Awards Retailer of the Year
  • Overall Gold Q- Tesco finest* Sao Tomè 71% Dark Chocolate

 

Quality Food Awards 2014 Winners

  • finest*  All Butter Mature Cheese Oat Nibbles
  • finest*  All Butter Earl Grey Biscuits for Tea
  • Euphorium Bakery Muesli Loaf
  • finest*  Sao Tomè 71% Dark Chocolate
  • finest*  Ethiopian Sidamo Roast and Ground Coffee
  • My Fit Lifestyle Carrot, Tomato & Beetroot Juice
  • Free From 2 Crispy Breaded Pollock Fillets
  • Free From 2 Smoked Haddock Fishcakes with a Melting Middle
  • Free From 12 Mini Sweet Party Selection
  • Flat Peaches
  • finest*  12 Thai Chicken Curry Pastries
  • finest*  4 Alphonso Mango & Passion Fruit Lollies
  • finest*  3 Fruit Marmalade – Histon Sweet Spreads
  • finest*  Sicilian Mandarin Sorbetto
  • Thai Green Curry Made with Soya
  • finest*  Asparagus, Pea & Mint Ravioli
  • 4 Mini New York Deli Pork Pies
  • Edamame Beans
  • Halloween 5 Slime Cookies
  • finest* Red Thai Chicken Soup
  • Everyday Value Strawberry Trifle
  • Everyday Value Cheese and Tomato Tortelloni
  • Everyday Value 2 Raspberry Sponge Puddings
  • Simply Riesling
  • finest* Albarino
  • finest* Premier Cru Champagne NV
  • finest* Grand Cru 2007 Vintage Champagne
  • finest* Late Bottled Vintage Port 2009

 

Highly Commended Products

  • finest*  Normandy Butter Croissant
  • finest*  Pink Velvet Cake
  • Ford Farm Cave Aged Goats Cheese
  • finest*  Freshly Squeezed Still Lemonade
  • finest*  West Country Butter
  • finest*  Italian Porchetta
  • Counters - Peruvian Alfonso Olives
  • 2 finest*  Coquille St Jacques
  • Finest*  Salmon and Egg
  • Gluten Free 2 Chunky Breaded Cod Fillets
  • Free From Belgian Chocolate Melt in the Middle
  • finest*  Aromatic Edamame & Pea Salad
  • Healthy Living Watercress
  • Free From Spring Onion & Mature Cheddar Crispbake
  • Ingredients Ponzu Sauce
  • Everyday Value Cottage Pie
  • My Fit Lifestyle Red Thai Chicken Curry With Rice
  • finest*  Tandoori Roti Rolls with Date & Tamarind Chutney and Coriander & Mint Chutney
  • finest*  Italian Hazelnut Gelato
  • finest*  Lombardy Mascarpone Gelato
  • Manchego and Roasted Beetroot Bake with Walnut and Beetroot Powder Sprinkle
  • Meat Free Spinach & Mushroom Pastry
  • Everyday Value Fish Gratin
  • finest*  Christmas Mushroom & Madeira Strudel
  • finest*  Smoked Salmon Canapes
  • finest*  Mini Coquille St Jacques
  • finest*  Monkfish with Semi Dried Tomatoes, Basil and Balsamic Dressing
  • Heathy Living sugar free butter mintoes

 

Commended Products

  • finest*  Alphonso Mango, Pineapple and Japanese Yuzu
  • Scotch Egg Pie
  • British Gastro Dry Cure Cracked Black Pepper Crusted Gammon Steaks with Orange Blossom Honey
  • finest*  Piccolo Tomato & Buffalo Mozzarella Salad
  • Sweet and Smoky Shredded Beetroot
  • finest*  Salted Caramel Cream Profiteroles
  • Healthy Living High Protein Pasta
  • finest*  British Parsnips with Mexican Wildflower Honey
  • finest*  Deep Fill Luxury Mince Pies
  • Extra Thick Chocolate and Cherry Cream with Luxardo Chocolate Liqueur
  • 12 Beef, Green Chilli & Lime Meatballs
  • finest*  Laphroaig Malt Whisky Smoked Scottish Salmon
  • Tesco finest*  Outdoor Bred Honey Roast Cooked on the Bone Ham

 

Finalists

  • finest*  Dark Chocolate Orange Croissant
  • Hidden Sweeties Cake
  • Toffee Loaf Cake
  • Golden Syrup Wheats
  • Goodness 6 Smooth Whole Milk Yogurts - Mango and Carrot, Raspberry and Beetroot
  • finest*  Belgian Chocolate and Anglesey Sea Salt Fudge
  • Mediterranean Platter
  • Finest*  Pesto Houmous Stacker
  • Tesco finest*  2 Black Pudding Scotch Eggs
  • New Zealand Lamb Shoulder Joint with Honey Roasted Parsnip Stuffing
  • Tesco finest*  Conchiglioni
  • finest*  Hand Crimped Pork Pie with Red Onion Chutney 280g
  • finest*  Sausages
  • finest*  Roast Chicken Soup
  • finest*  Single Estate Makomboki
  • 6 x White Chocolate & Strawberry Cereal Bars
  • Everyday Value Apple Pie
  • finest*  Christmas Cranberry Wreath Topped Pork Pie 850g
  • finest*  Outdoor Bred Honey Roast Cooked on the Bone Ham

 

ENDS

 

Notes to Editors

We are delighted to have been recognised for the work we do for our customers:

The Grocer Gold Awards 2014 – Winner of Own Label Range of the Year for finest* and  Online Supermarket of the Year

The Grocer Own-Label Food & Drink Awards 2014 – Winner of 29 Gold and 21 Silver Awards

 

 

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