SuperMeat & Fish Awards 2017 winners unveiled
Published:  13 September, 2017

Aldi was crowned Meat & Fish Retailer of the Year at the SuperMeat & Fish Awards 2017. 

Held at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, the retailer was crowned top meat and fish retailer and also won Best Overall Product for its Specially Selected Salmon Wellington.

Julie Ashfield, joint managing director of corporate buying at Aldi, said: “We’re absolutely thrilled to win the prestigious accolade of Meat & Fish Retailer of the Year. This recognises our commitment to providing exceptional quality products at unbeatable prices. We’re delighted to attain this recognition for our Christmas range, which we cannot wait to share with our customers.”

Morrisons Scunthorpe and Morrisons Herne Bay won Best Butchery and Fish Counter respectively.

Paul Philips of Morrisons Scunthorpe said: “We’re ecstatic to be recognised. Awards like this give consumers confidence in British produce. This belongs to the entire team.”

Scott Chandler, who runs the fish counter at Morrisons Herne Bay, said awards like SuperMeat & Fish helped keep fishmongery alive. “It’s brilliant to win this award and it proves what a great team we have on the fish counter in Herne Bay.”

ABP UK won Supermarket Meat Processor of the Year at the event.

Nikki Owen, brand co-ordinator at ABP UK, said: “The whole team is going to be so proud. Accolades like these encourage everyone and highlight the emphasis we place on quality.”

The SuperMeat & Fish Awards 2017 were kindly sponsored by Bawnbua Foods and Krehalon.

The full list of winners:

Meat & Fish Retailer of the Year 2017:

Best Supermarket Butchery Counter Team:
Morrisons Scunthorpe

Best Supermarket Fish Counter Team:
Morrisons Herne Bay

Supermarket Meat Processor of the Year:   

Best Bacon Product:        
Morrisons Unsmoked Maple Cured Back Bacon

Best Beef Product:   
Morrisons The Best 21 Day Matured Fillet Steak

Best Fish Product:  
Aldi Specially Selected Salmon Wellington

Best Gluten Free Product:
Iceland 2 Extra Lean Ostrich & Herb Quarter Pounders

Best Lamb Product:   
Asda Lamb Joint with Garlic Butter

Best Pie:
Pukka Pies All Steak

Best Pork Product:
Iceland Churrasco Salt & Chilli Pork Shoulder

Best Poultry Product:
Aldi Specially Selected Smoked Sliced Duck

Best Product New to Market:
Co-op Quick Roast Sea Salt & Black Pepper Beef Joint

Best Ready Meal:  
Iceland Luxury Open Chicken & Nduja Lasagne

Best Ready to Eat Product:  
Aldi Specially Selected Black Treacle & Stout Ham

Best Sausage:  
Aldi Specially Selected 8 Outdoor Bred British Pork, Cornish Cheddar, Bacon & Chive Mini Hot Dog Sausages

Best Seafood Product:    
Morrisons The Best Dressed Cromer Crab

Best Smoked Product:
Aldi The Fishmonger Smoked Mackerel Fillets – Peppered

Best Christmas Beef Product:  
Iceland Luxury Picanha Rump with Mixed Peppercorns

Best Christmas Charcuterie:   
Aldi Specially Selected 24 Month Prosciutto Verona
Iceland Luxury Continental Platter with Cheese

Best Christmas Fish Product:    
Iceland Savoury Salmon Cheesecakes

Best Christmas Game Product:   
Aldi Specially Selected Boneless Duck Breast Crown with Chilli Duck Sausage Meat and Marmalade Glaze

Best Ready Cooked Christmas Ham:  
Aldi Specially Selected Bake & Glaze Christmas Pudding Joint With Mulled Cider Glaze

Best Christmas Lamb Product:  
Aldi Specially Selected Shoulder of Lamb with Redcurrant, Cranberry and Port Glaze

Best Christmas Party/Buffet Product:      
Aldi Specially Selected Turkey Breast Parcel with Apricot Stuffing

Best Christmas Pate/Terrine:
Aldi Specially Selected Pate Bowls – Partridge & Pear

Best Christmas Pork Product:
Aldi Specially Selected Sweetcured Gammon Joint topped with a Gingerbread Crumb and Golden Gingerbread Glaze

Best Christmas Seafood Product:
Iceland Luxury Prawn Cocktail

Best Christmas Smoked Salmon Product:
Morrisons The Best Lightly Smoked Salmon with Oranges and Cranberries

Best Christmas Stuffing:
Iceland Pork & Caramelised Onion Stuffing Log wrapped in Bacon

Best Christmas Turkey:  
Aldi Specially Selected Exquisite Rumburgh Farm Whole Turkey

Best Overall Product:
Aldi Specially Selected Salmon Wellington