Wednesday 9th November 2022 | Central London

Winners 2019

Retailer and Wholesaler Awards 2019 Winners

Asian Trader of the Year 2019 in association with VYPE British American Tobacco

Winner: Mital Morar, Ancoats General Store, Manchester

Kalpesh Solanki, Ivan Zaitsev –British American Tobacco, Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Mital Morar, Barry Gardiner & Rory Bremner

Spirit of the Community Award 2019 supported by State Bank of India

Winner: Anita Nye, Premier Eldred Store, Orpington Shad Saleem, Best One, Poets Corner, Blyth

Kalpesh Solanki, Vacaas Ali, Shad Saleem, Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Anita Nye, Sir David Amess,Sharad Chandak – Regional Head, State Bank of India UK, Rory Bremner

Next Gen Award 2019 supported by Sun Mark

Winner: Alpesh Shingadia, Budgens, Southwater

Kalpesh Solanki, Stephen Pound, Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Alpesh Shingadia, Sunny Ahuja Director Sun Mark, Rory Bremner

Impulse Retailer Award 2019 supported by Mondelez International

Winner: Dave Hiscutt, Londis, Weymouth.

Kalpesh Solanki, Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Dave Hiscutt, Mark Stananought Mondelez International, Rory Bremner

Food to Go Award 2019

Winner: Justin Whittaker, MJ Premier, Royton. Oldham

Lord Dholakia, Justin Whittaker, Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Shailesh Solanki, Rory Bremner

Independent Retailer Award 2019 supported by Booker

Winner: Walter Bryson, Londis Forecourt, Prestwick.

Colm Johnson Booker Group, Dawn Butler, Walter Bryson, Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Shailesh Solanki, Rory Bremner

Bakery Retailer Award 2019 supported by Warburtons

Winner: Kalpesh ‘Pete’ Patel of Costcutter, London.

Paul Case Warburtons, Dawn Butler, Kalpesh(Pete) Patel, Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Shailesh Solanki, Rory Bremner

Vape Convenience Retailer Award 2019 supported by Logic

Winner: Alex Kapadia, Bargain Booze Select Convenience, Dunstable.

Jan Louw Logic, Alex Kapadia, Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Shailesh Solanki, Rory Bremner

Asian Trader Wholesale Depot of the Year 2019 supported by JTI Group

Winner: HT Drinks, London

Jan Louw JTI, Shohil Thakrar, Sagar Thakrar HT Drinks, Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Shailesh Solanki, Rory Bremner

The Asian Trader Editor’s Award 2019

Winner: Colin Graves, Chair of Wholesale and Franchise Advisory Board, Co-op

Kalpesh Solanki, Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Colin Graves, Rory Bremner

Marketing and Communications Award 2019

Winner: Clarion Communications

James Wainwright Clarion, Kalpesh Solanki, Ramnklal Solanki CBE, Clarion Team, Rory Bremner

Suppliers of the Year Award 2019

Winner: Coca-Cola European Partners

Kalpesh Solanki, Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Gary Black Coca-Cola European Partners, Rory Bremner

Convenience Spirits Supplier of the Year 2019 supported by HT Drinks

Winner: Edrington-Beam Suntory

Kalpesh Solanki, Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Mark Riley Edrington-Beam Suntory, Sanjay Thakrar HT Drinks, Rory Bremner

Convenience Wine Supplier of the Year 2019 supported by HT Drinks

Winner: Concha Y Toro

Kalpesh Solanki, Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Clare Griffiths Concha Y Toro, Sanjay Thakrar HT Drinks, Rory Bremner

E-Cig Brand of the Year 2019

Winner: Juul, Juul Labs

Kalpesh Solanki, Ramniklal Solanki CBE, John Patterson – Juul Labs, Rory Bremner

Confectionery Brand of the Year 2019 supported by Bestway

Winner: Giant Strawberries Gone Mini, Haribo

Kalpesh Solanki, Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Jon Hughes Haribo, Dawood Pervez Bestway Wholesale, Rory Bremner

Soft Drinks Brand of the Year 2019 supported by Bestway

Winner: Lucozade Energy Watermelon and Strawberry Cooler, Lucozade Ribena Suntory

Kalpesh Solanki, Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Matthew Gouldsmith Lucozade Ribena Suntory, Dawood Pervez Bestway Wholesale, Rory Bremner

Tobacco Brand of the Year 2019 supported by Bestway

Winner: Sterling Dual Triple Green, JTI

Kalpesh Solanki, Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Jan Louw JTI, Dawood Pervez Bestway Wholesale, Rory Bremner

Alcohol Brand of the Year 2019 supported by Bestway

Winner: Michelob ULTRA, Budweiser Brewing Group

Dawood Pervez Bestway Wholesale, Andy Topham Budweiser Brewing Group, Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Shailesh Solanki, Rory Bremner

Crisps & Snack Brand of the Year 2019 supported by Bestway

Winner: McCoys Muchos – KP Snacks

Dawood Pervez Bestway Wholesale, Matt Collins KP Snacks, Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Shailesh Solanki, Rory Bremner

Grocery Brand of the Year 2019 supported by Bestway

Winner: Quaker Porridge To Go Blueberry and Apple, PepsiCo

Dawood Pervez Bestway Wholesale, Matt Goddard PepsiCo, Shailesh Solanki, Rory Bremner