Gold and silver awards for Co-operative own-brand productsJune 22, 2012 by The Co-operative Food
The Co-operative Food has picked up four gold and two silver medals at the 2012 Grocer Own Label Food & Drink Awards.
The prestigious awards reward the most outstanding products in the own-label category, and this year received over 700 entries.
Gold medals were given out to three of The Co-operative‚Äôs premium Truly Irresistible products, including the Lemon and Poppy Seed Loaf Cake, Somerset Vintage Cheddar and Basil Infused Olive Oil, with silver medals being awarded to the Truly Irresistible Sea Salt and Chardonnay Wine Vinegar Flavour Crisps, and Cod & Chorizo Fishcakes.
The Co-operative‚Äôs Chicken Tikka Masala with Pilau Rice¬†also received a gold award in the frozen ready meal category.
Kate Jones, Head of Product Development and Farms, The Co-operative Food, said: ‚ÄúWe put a lot of effort into creating delicious, great-value own-brand products for our customers, so we‚Äôre delighted that this has been recognised at these prestigious awards.‚ÄĚ
For further details of the products and local stores, shoppers can visit¬†www.goodwithfood.co.uk¬†or call The Co-operative Customer Careline on (freephone) 0800 0686 727.