Henderson Retail, Northern Ireland’s biggest food retailer and wholesaler, have been named Independent Retail Chain of the Year in the coveted Grocer Gold Awards 2021.
The company, which is headquartered in Newtownabbey, county Antrim, just outside Belfast, was the only winner from Northern Ireland in the annual awards which covered more than 30 separate categories.
The Grocer Gold Awards are regarded as the blue riband event of the £200bn UK grocery retail and wholesale sector. The awards are hosted and produced by The Grocer, the multi award-winning bible of the grocery trade.
The awards are organised by William Reed, a UK-based publishing, events, conferences, exhibitions and market research business with offices in the UK, US and Singapore.
Henderson Retail, part of the family-owned and managed Henderson Group, owns and operates around 100 SPAR and EUROSPAR stores across Northern Ireland.
Many of these are petrol forecourt sites, affiliated with major oil brands. Henderson Group also supplies independently owned EUROSPAR, SPAR, VIVO and VIVOEXTRA stores across Northern Ireland
Henderson Retail is now one of the top players in the UK independent market and Northern Ireland’s largest independent fuel site operator