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The Awards

ESM: European Supermarket Magazine is proud to present the European Private Label Awards, a contest to determine the most impactful and innovative store brands on sale in Europe’s supermarkets. The Awards are open to both retailers and suppliers operating in the European grocery marketplace. There are 17 awards categories, with each product also considered for four overall cross-category awards.
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THE ENTRY PROCESS FOR THE 2023 AWARDS IS NOW OPEN

Categories

—— ambient grocery

Includes Soups, Canned Products, Conserves, Baby Foods, Baking Products.

All entries will be considered for inclusion in four overall cross-category awards: Innovative Product of The Year, Packaging Excellence Award, Sustainable Product of the Year and Taste Excellence Award. Please note that these categories are not open for entries.

The European Private Label Awards by ESM is a great initiative that puts focus on the great private label development across European retail, and can inspire us all to improve our private label offer further.
– Jean Ladehoff, Group Senior Vice President Grocery/Beverages, Salling Group
SPAR Netherlands is honoured to participate every year in the European Private Label Awards, organised by ESM. We believe with these awards our best private label products get the recognition they deserve. We will definitely participate next year!
– Hinde Kerremans, Brand Management Specialist, SPAR Netherlands
The European Private Label Awards by ESM is an important competition for Lidl Denmark. Top-quality private label products have the highest priority for Lidl Denmark. We will be a proud participant again this year.
– Rasmus Pape, Chief Commercial Officer, Lidl Denmark
The awards had a meritocratic selection process, and have had a positive impact for Ioniki as a winner. All the best to the ESM team for the years ahead!
– Nikos Tsiftsoglou, Head of Exports, Ioniki Sfoliata SA
The European Private Label Awards by ESM is an important competition for displaying new and innovative private label products from European retailers. This competition really shows that private label products have become both unique and innovative, so we are very pleased that ESM is launching these Awards.
– Line Wanderås Németh, Head of Conceptual Development Private Label, Coop Norge SA
The competition clearly shows that private label is so much more than copying branded goods. The new products, innovative concepts and product lines that retailers brought forward will no doubt directly add value to any supermarket shelf
– Sanne Strandskov, Marketing Coordinator, Nopa Nordic
We are delighted with the initiative by ESM to launch these awards, as we believe they are a valuable addition to the European supermarket world.
– Wouter Lefevere, ex-Head Of International Buying, SPAR International
The competition clearly shows that private label is about so much more than copying branded goods. The new products, innovative concepts and product lines that retailers brought forward will no doubt directly add value to any supermarket shelf.
– Sebastiaan Schreijen, RaboResearch Food & Agri (FAR)

Why Enter

ESM: European Supermarket Magazine is the leading pan-European grocery industry trade title, with readers comprising C-level executives and senior buyers across Europe and internationally.

The European Private Label Awards has therefore been created to celebrate the ‘best of the best’ when it comes to store brand innovation right across Europe, and celebrate the dynamism of both retailers and suppliers when it comes to developing products that can compete, and in many cases outperform, the biggest brands in the marketplace.

All winners and finalists will be celebrated in a special European Private Label Awards issue of ESM: European Supermarket Magazine, to be published in early 2023.

Winners & Finalists

Organic Coffee from Brazil and Honduras
Intermarche logo
Winner

Retailer

Intermarché Portugal

Supplier

Bicafé
Lidl Bellarom Handcraft Coffee Beans
Lidl Logo
Finalist

Retailer

Lidl

Supplier

Lidl Stiftung & Co. Ltd
Gwoon Coffee Beans and Capsules
Superunie logo
Finalist

Retailer

Superunie

Supplier

Neuteboom, UCC Coffee Benelux B.V.
PorSi Cafe
Intermarche logo
Finalist

Retailer

Intermarché Portugal

Supplier

Galvão & Noronha, Lda
Pingo Doce Eco Diapers
Pingo Doce logo
Finalist

Retailer

Pingo Doce

Supplier

Pingo Doce – Distribuição Alimentar, S.A.
Izumi Collagen Hair Fillers – Intensive Renovation
Eva logo
Finalist

Retailer

EVA

Supplier

Koreacos Co. Ltd
Aveo Bambusrasierer
Muller logo
Winner

Retailer

Müller

Supplier

MTC – Trading Company GmbH
Be Beauty Bar Shampoo
Pingo Doce logo
Finalist

Retailer

Pingo Doce

Supplier

Groupe GM – Cosmética Portugal S.A.
Grøn Balance MILJØ Range
Dagofa logo
Finalist

Retailer

Dagrofa

Supplier

Nopa Nordic
Boni ECO Product Range
Colruyt logo
Finalist

Retailer

Colruyt

Supplier

Nopa Nordic
Oceaniq Range
AB Vassilopoulos logo
Winner

Retailer

AB Vassilopoulos

Supplier

D. Papamichail & Co. LP
Softstar Toilettenpapier Das Öko Clevere Ökoclevere
Muller logo
Finalist

Retailer

Müller

Supplier

Hyga GmbH & Co. KG
Sapori & Idee Ravioli al Granchio Reale
Conad logo
Finalist

Retailer

Conad

Supplier

Bertagni 1882 S.p.A.
REMA 1000 Free-Range Pork Roast from Peter & Lene
Rema 1000 logo
Finalist

Retailer

REMA 1000

Supplier

Tamaco Food A/S
RIMI Sprats in Olive Oil
Rimi logo
Finalist

Retailer

RIMI Baltic

Supplier

Gamma-A SIA

ABOUT ESM

ESM: The European Supermarket Magazine is Europe’s dedicated magazine for the European grocery sector. ESM is a must-read for senior managers and top-level executives working in the European grocery sector, or supplying the retail industry.

Together with its website www.esmmagazine.com and weekly e-newsletter, ESM: European Supermarket Magazine is the go-to trade magazine for the highly competitive European grocery market.