Now in its 26th year, the Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards is a highlight of the Retail Council of Canada (RCC)’s STORE Conference. The awards recognize excellence and innovation in food, non-food and private label grocery products launched in 2018. Click on a photo to enter the gallery
Canadian Tire won in the Non-Food category for NOMA Advanced Constant-Light Cluster Lights (Light Show) and in the Private Label: Non-Food category, Household Products for Paderno Dutch Ovens, 6.2 L. The following two photos show the Canadian Tire team on hand to accept the awards.
Not pictured: Winner in Household Products category: SodaStream for SodaStream Black Fizzi One Touch Sparkling Water Maker
PRIVATE LABEL: FOOD
Walmart Canada won awards in three categories under Private Label: Food: Confectionery & Shelf-Stable Desserts for Our Finest Fudge Selection; Dairy (Milk, Yogurt, Cheese & Spreadables) for Great Value Greek Yogurt Dips; and Fruit, Vegetable & Produce (Fresh/Refrigerated or Frozen) for Great Value Easy-Blends Fruit & Vegetable Mix (which also won the Special Award for Overall Consumer Value). Also in the Private Label: Non Food category for Pet Needs, for its Pure Balance Freeze Dried Treats for Dogs.
Metro Inc. also won awards in three categories under Private Label: Food: Bakery: Fresh for Irresistibles Tree-Shaped Log; Beverages for Irresistibles Carbonated Spring Water; and Snack: Sweet for Irresistibles Naturalia Granola Cereals. Metro also won two awards under Private Label: Non-Food: Baby Care for Personnelle Teething and Health Care (OTC) for Personnelle Microfilter Nasal Wash System.