From Signature Select cookies to Open Nature frozen pizza, shoppers picked their favorites in Albertson's inaugural awards.
The winners were chosen among the top-rated Own Brands portfolio products, which make up 12 private brands that are exclusive to Albertsons and its more than 20 banners such as Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Jewel-Osco, Shaw's and Acme. The full list of categories, winners and runners-up include:
'Treat Yourself' Combo: For the moments when you deserve that special combination to treat yourself.
Winner: Signature Select Ice Cream + Fresh Baked Signature Select Chocolate Chip Cookies
Runner Up: Signature Select Cheesecake + Its a HeadSnapper Wine Prosecco
Go-To Easy Meal: When you're running short on time and need to get a delicious, but quick meal on the table.
Winner: Signature Select Pasta & Signature Select Pasta Sauce
Runner Up: Signature Cafe Deli Rotisserie Chicken
Good For You Favorite: Select products that are good and good for you.
Winner: O Organics Salads and O Organics Veggies
Runner Up: Open Nature Gluten Free Cauliflower Crust Pizza
Grab-And-Go: On the go snacks that are your go-to.
Winner: O Organics Popcorn
Runner Up: Open Nature Cheese Crisps
Kid Favorites: Kid- and parent-approved products that will ensure your kids are satisfied.
Winner: Signature Select Mac & Cheese
Runner Up: Lucerne Family Size Cheeses
Breakfast Nosh: The perfect morning kick-start products for the most important meal of the day.
Winner: Signature Select Bacon
Runner Up: O Organics Cage Free Eggs
Adult Beverage: Products reserved for only the adults.
Winner: Signature Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Runner Up: O Organics Coffee
CVS, Aldi, Trader Joe’s and other retailers run annual contests to engage with their shoppers and choose their favorites in competitions like this, bringing more attention to the quality of store brand items.
Grocer's inaugural Fresh Picks Exclusive Products Awards received 150K+ customer votes across 7 grocery categories.
SOURCE: Progressive Grocer