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SPAR UK has had a phenomenal success at the Wholesale Q awards including Wholesaler of the Year for the second year running and one Gold Q Award for SPAR Slow Cooked Beef with Root Veg Mash at this year’s prestigious event. 

The SPAR Brand winners are:

Gold winner
• New SPAR Slow Cooked Beef with Root Veg Mash

Local Shop winners
• SPAR Roast and Ground Coffee Italian
• SPAR Syrup Sponge Pudding
• SPAR Limited Edition Piri Piri Wrap
• SPAR Bright Salad Bowl
• SPAR Salt & Pepper Half Chicken
• SPAR Mediterranean Roasting Vegetables
• SPAR 8 Assorted Mini Chocolate Ice Creams
• SPAR Reduced Fat Crème Fraiche
• SPAR Continental Sliced Meat
• SPAR Bresaola and Mascarpone Premium Pizza
• SPAR Chicken Korma Dinner
• SPAR Hazelnut Spread
• SPAR Lamb Rogan Josh with Rice
• SPAR Mango and Passionfruit Smoothie
• SPAR Premium Cumberland Sausage
• SPAR Caesar Salad Dressing
• SPAR Fern Hills Sauvignon Blanc
• SPAR Rios de los Andes Malbec
• SPAR Valpolicella Ripasso

Highly Commended SPAR Brand products are:
• SPAR Hand Cooked Crisps Sea Salt & Cider Vinegar
• SPAR Houmous
• SPAR Fruit Jellies
• SPAR Pesto Pasta Salad
• SPAR BBQ Pulled Pork

Commended SPAR Brand products are:
• SPAR Chablis
• SPAR VSOP Brandy
• SPAR Irish Cream
• SPAR Glen DHU Blended Scotch Whisky

Susan Darbyshire, SPAR UK Brand Director said: “We are delighted with our success at the 2015 Wholesale Q Awards it is a testament to the huge amount of work we’ve put into developing these SPAR Brand products over the past year.  This recognition by leading industry experts provides even more credibility to the quality and value of the SPAR Brand range.  It’s our customers and retailers we have in mind when creating products that offer great quality and value, so when we win awards ultimately they are the winners, too.  We will be focusing our effort on promoting all of our award winners to customers throughout this year.” 

The Wholesale Q Awards recognise and reward excellence in new product development in own brand ranges. Each entry submitted was thoroughly examined and marked by judges, based on criteria including product appearance, packaging, nutritional value and price.