Metcash celebrates annual Supplier of the Year Awards

Metcash has announced the winners of its 2020 Supplier of the Year Awards, with suppliers taking out awards across 19 categories presented at the prestigious event.

The awards were held at The Star in Sydney on 20 May, and was hosted by Australian Olympic swimmer and TV presenter, Giaan Rooney. The annual event provides an opportunity for Metcash to acknowledge and thank its valued suppliers for their contributions and continuous support of the independent retail network.

Metcash Food CEO Scott Marshall.
Metcash Food CEO Scott Marshall.

Metcash Food CEO Scott Marshall said: “It’s fantastic to come together once again to celebrate the incredible range of suppliers which support our independent retail network. In a year like no other, we saw outstanding results and amazing innovations across many categories. We’re extremely proud of all the hard work shown throughout the past 12 months and I’d like to congratulate all of our deserving winners.”

In addition to celebrating the achievements of the suppliers, Metcash also presented each of its charity partners, including McGrath Foundation, Special Olympics Australia and the Humpty Dumpty Foundation, with $100,000 cheques to support the important work they do. There was also a raffle during the evening, of which an additional $20,300 was raised for each charity.

The major category award winners include:

Supplier of the Year Award: British American Tobacco

Foodservice Supplier of the Year Award: Mrs Mac’s Pies

Private Label Supplier of the Year Award: Saputo Dairy Australia

Produce Supplier of the Year Award: Montague Fresh

Bakery Supplier of the Year Award: Allied Pinnacle

Delicatessen Supplier of the Year Award: Primo Foods

Meat and Seafood Supplier of the Year Award: Auspork Australia

Perishable Supplier of the Year Award (under $50 million): Primo Foods

Perishable Supplier of the Year Award (over $50 million): Bega Dairy & Drinks

Ready Meals Supplier of the Year Award: My Muscle Chef

Food Supplier of the Year Award (under $50 million): Manassen Foods

Food Supplier of the Year Award (over $50 million): Mars Food

Impulse Supplier of the Year Award (under $50 million): Darrell Lea

Impulse Supplier of the Year Award (over $50 million): Mondelēz Australia

Non-Food Supplier of the Year Award (under $25 million): Johnson & Johnson

Non-Food Supplier of the Year Award (over $25 million): Unilever

General Merchandise Supplier of the Year Award: Brilliant Group

Tobacco Supplier of the Year Award: British American Tobacco

Product Innovation Supplier of the Year Award: Unilever Bubble O’Bill Ice Cream Range.

Photo credits: Saidie Creative.

Foodservice Supplier of the Year 2020: Mrs Mac’s Pies(Grant Ramage, Steven Howell, Scott Marshall).
Foodservice Supplier of the Year 2020: Mrs Mac’s Pies (Grant Ramage, Steven Howell, Scott Marshall).

Private Label Supplier of the Year 2020: Saputo Dairy Australia (Grant Ramage, Darren Angerame, Scott Marshall).
Private Label Supplier of the Year 2020: Saputo Dairy Australia (Grant Ramage, Darren Angerame, Scott Marshall).

Produce Supplier of the Year 2020: Montague Fresh (Grant Ramage, Mark Bailey, Scott Montague, Scott Marshall).
Produce Supplier of the Year 2020: Montague Fresh (Grant Ramage, Mark Bailey, Scott Montague, Scott Marshall).

Bakery Supplier of the Year 2020: Allied Pinnacle (Grant Ramage, James Mu, Daniel Barreca, Scott Marshall).
Bakery Supplier of the Year 2020: Allied Pinnacle (Grant Ramage, James Mu, Daniel Barreca, Scott Marshall).

Delicatessen Supplier of the Year 2020: Primo Foods (Grant Ramage, Danny Mousely, Jamie Eastley, Scott Marshall).
Delicatessen Supplier of the Year 2020: Primo Foods (Grant Ramage, Danny Mousely, Jamie Eastley, Scott Marshall).

Meat & Seafood Supplier of the Year 2020: Auspork Australia (Grant Ramage, Peter Hardy, Dle Bissett, Scott Marshall).
Meat & Seafood Supplier of the Year 2020: Auspork Australia (Grant Ramage, Peter Hardy, Dle Bissett, Scott Marshall).

Perishable Supplier of the Year 2020 - Under $50m: Primo Foods(Grant Ramage, Jamie Eastley, Danny Mousley, Scott Marshall).
Perishable Supplier of the Year 2020 – under $50m: Primo Foods (Grant Ramage, Jamie Eastley, Danny Mousley, Scott Marshall).

Perishable Supplier of the Year 2020 - over $50m: Bega Dairy & Drinks(Grant Ramage, Kant Mailvaganam, Katherine Paraskevas, Drew Pearce, Scott Marshall).
Perishable Supplier of the Year 2020 – over $50m: Bega Dairy & Drinks (Grant Ramage, Kant Mailvaganam, Katherine Paraskevas, Drew Pearce, Scott Marshall).

Ready Meals Supplier of the Year 2020: My Muscle Chef (Grant Ramage, Elaine Antcliff, Scott Marshall).
Ready Meals Supplier of the Year 2020: My Muscle Chef (Grant Ramage, Elaine Antcliff, Scott Marshall).

Food Supplier of the Year 2020 – under $50m: Manassen Foods (Grant Ramage, Kelly Howard, Mat Boys, Jane Leighton, Scott Marshall).
Food Supplier of the Year 2020 – under $50m: Manassen Foods (Grant Ramage, Kelly Howard, Mat Boys, Jane Leighton, Scott Marshall).

Food Supplier of the Year 2020 – over $50m: Mars Food (Grant Ramage, Joe Rigby, Ryn Bowen, Scott Marshall).
Food Supplier of the Year 2020 – over $50m: Mars Food (Grant Ramage, Joe Rigby, Ryn Bowen, Scott Marshall).

Impulse Supplier of the Year 2020 - under $50m: Darrell Lea (Grant Ramage, Bernadette Halcomb, Scott Marshall).
Impulse Supplier of the Year 2020 – under $50m: Darrell Lea (Grant Ramage, Bernadette Halcomb, Scott Marshall).

Impulse Supplier of the Year 2020 - over $50m: Mondelēz Australia (Grant Ramage, Brett MacLean, Joel Wishart, Scott Marshall).
Impulse Supplier of the Year 2020 – over $50m: Mondelēz Australia (Grant Ramage, Brett MacLean, Joel Wishart, Scott Marshall).

Non-Food Supplier of the Year 2020 - under $25m: Johnson & Johnson (Grant Ramage, Michael Del Favero, Dominic Vincent, Scott Marshall).
Non-Food Supplier of the Year 2020 – under $25m: Johnson & Johnson (Grant Ramage, Michael Del Favero, Dominic Vincent, Scott Marshall).

Non-Food Supplier of the Year 2020 - over $25m: Unilever (Grant Ramage, Bathiya Dayaratne, Swati Prasad, Scott Marshall).
Non-Food Supplier of the Year 2020 – over $25m: Unilever (Grant Ramage, Bathiya Dayaratne, Swati Prasad, Scott Marshall).

General Merchandise Supplier of the Year 2020: Brilliant Group (Grant Ramage, Sarah Goodwin, Scott Marshall).
General Merchandise Supplier of the Year 2020: Brilliant Group (Grant Ramage, Sarah Goodwin, Scott Marshall).

Tobacco Supplier of the Year 2020: British American Tobacco (Grant Ramage, Casey Novak, Rhian Gerard, Scott Marshall).
Tobacco Supplier of the Year 2020: British American Tobacco (Grant Ramage, Casey Novak, Rhian Gerard, Scott Marshall).

Product Innovation Supplier of the Year 2020: Unilever Bubble O’Bill Ice Cream Range (Grant Ramage, Sarah Walker, Christina Habib, Hanna Fold, Scott Marshall).
Product Innovation Supplier of the Year 2020: Unilever Bubble O’Bill Ice Cream Range (Grant Ramage, Sarah Walker, Christina Habib, Hanna Fold, Scott Marshall).

Supplier of the Year 2020: British American Tobacco (Rhian Gerard, Veronica Yuen, Helen Chady, Joseph Romeo, Jeff Adams, Grant Ramage, Paul Speers, Hector Tydeman, Daniel Francis, Casey Novak, Anthony Abdullah, Bill Dragovic, Luke Dudman, Scott Marshall).
Supplier of the Year 2020: British American Tobacco (Rhian Gerard, Veronica Yuen, Helen Chady, Joseph Romeo, Jeff Adams, Grant Ramage, Paul Speers, Hector Tydeman, Daniel Francis, Casey Novak, Anthony Abdullah, Bill Dragovic, Luke Dudman, Scott Marshall).

Metcash Food CEO Scott Marshall.
Metcash Food CEO Scott Marshall.

IGA National Retailer Council Chairman Joseph Romeo.
IGA National Retailer Council Chairman Joseph Romeo.

Metcash Executive General Manager Merchandise Grant Ramage.
Metcash Executive General Manager Merchandise Grant Ramage.

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