ShelfLife C-Store Awards 2021 shortlist announced!

The 20th annual ShelfLife National C-Store Awards in association with Cuisine De France & The National Lottery will take place at Dublin’s Royal Marine Hotel on 24th November. After a record number of entries this year, the judges can now reveal the shortlisted stores in each category. 

The ShelfLife C-Store Awards are the only comprehensive and independently judged business accolades for the C-Store sector, and as ever, we here at ShelfLife are proud to honour the excellent achievements of those in the trade for another year.

Congratulations to all those who have made it this far in the process and we wish you the best of luck on 24th November!

To attend this prestigious black-tie event, contact Ian Mulvaney or Mark Morgan on 01-2947767 or email ianmulvaney@mediateam.ie/markmorgan@mediateam.ie.

The nominees in the 2021 ShelfLife National C-Store Awards are…

Food to Go Retailer of the Year

Sponsored by Cuisine de France

  • SPAR, Little Island, Co. Cork
  • SPAR, Kinnegad, Co. Westmeath
  • SPAR, Junction 14, Mayfield, Monasterevin, Co. Kildare 
  • MACE,   Lissycasey, Ennis, Co. Clare
  • MACE, Mountrath, Co. Laois
  • MACE, 47 Thomas Street, Limerick City

Protein Section Display of the Year

Sponsored by Fulfil

  • SPAR, Greenhills, Monegall, Co. Offaly
  • Londis, DCU Glasnevin, Dublin 9
  • Centra, Maugheraboy, Co. Sligo
  • SPAR, Little Island, Co Cork
  • SPAR, 2-4 Merrion Row, Dublin 2
  • Londis, St James’s Hospital, Dublin 8

Phone Accessory Display of the Year

Sponsored by SmartBits

  • Londis, DCU Glasnevin, Dublin 9
  • SPAR, Kinnegad, Co. Westmeath              
  • SPAR, Tipperary Town Plaza, Co. Tipperary
  • XL, Main Street Doonbeg, Co. Clare
  • Costcutter, Cavan Town, Co. Cavan         
  • Costcutter, Ballintubber , Co. Mayo

C-Store Off-Licence Retailer of the Year

Sponsored By Bibendum Ireland

  • Centra, Mountain Top Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
  • Londis, Church Street, Milltown, Co. Kerry
  • Centra, Newtown Shopping Centre, Annacotty, Limerick City
  • XL, Sandpit, Termonfeckin, Co. Louth
  • MACE, Portlaoise Road, Mountrath, Co. Laois     
  • Centra, Maugheraboy, Co. Sligo
  • SPAR, The Plaza, Park West Business Park, Dublin 12
  • Londis, Ballina, Co. Mayo

Fresh & Chilled Retailer of the Year

Sponsored By Invest NI

  • SPAR, Little Island, Co. Cork
  • Centra, Maugheraboy, Co. Sligo
  • MACE, Lissycasey, Ennis, Co. Clare
  • Centra, Loughville Lahinch Rd, Ennis, Co. Clare
  • Londis, Church Street, Milltown, Co. Kerry           
  • SPAR, Carpenterstown Road, Dublin 15
  • SPAR, Coolquay, The Ward, Co. Dublin   

Staff Development Award

Sponsored By Payzone

  • Maxol, M3 Services Mulhuddart, Dublin 15
  • Daybreak, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford
  • MACE, Ballyboughal, Co. Dublin
  •  Mcnulty’s XL, Store, Donegal Town, Co. Donegal

Community Initiative of the Year

Sponsored By Kelloggs

  • Londis, St James’s Hospital, Dublin 8
  • Lynch’s Gala, Loughduff, Co. Cavan
  • Daybreak, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford
  • Conways SPAR, Ratoath, Co. Meath
  • SPAR, Coolquay, The Ward, Co. Dublin
  • Brosnan’s Centra, Schull, Cork West
  • XL, Kilberry, Navan, Co Meath
  • McNamee’s Londis, Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare
  • MACE, Dry Arch, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
  • Mcnulty’s XL, Store, Donegal Town, Co. Donegal
  • Toweys SPAR / Top Oil, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon            

National Lottery Star Store Retailer of the Year

Sponsored by The National Lottery

Shortlist to be announced

Best Impulse Offering

Sponsored by Excel Recruitment

  • Spar, Carrowkeel, Athenry, Co. Galway
  • XL, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9
  • Newspoint, Galway Shopping Centre, Galway City
  • Londis, St James’s Hospital, Dublin 8
  • Londis, The Mater Hospital, Dublin 17
  • SPAR, Merrion Row, Dublin 2
  • SPAR, Tipperary Town Plaza, Co. Tipperary

Cuisine de France Bakery of the Year

Sponsored by Cuisine de France

  • Eurospar, Swords, Co. Dublin
  • SPAR, Little Island, Co. Cork
  • Londis, Dock Road, Co. Limerick

Retail Technology Supplier of the Year

Sponsored by Bank of Ireland

  • Merit Solutions
  • Cashguard
  • Questzones
  • Market Hub
  • CBE
  • Retail Solutions
  • Station Master
  • Payzone
  • Leaders Enterprise
  • Almotech

New C-Store Product of the Year

Sponsored by SPAR

  • Monster
  • Yorkie Orange
  • Cadbury Caramilk
  • Club Pat Frog
  • Guinness Nitro Surge
  • Cadbury Orange Twirl
  • Fiid
  • Cali Cali Protein Bar
  • Carrolls Grab & Go Ham
  • Kelloggs Crunchy Nut Nut Butter Bars

Marketing Campaign of the Year

Sponsored by MACE

  • Lucozade
  • An Post
  • Denny
  • Pepsi
  • Brady Family Ham
  • Heineken
  • Cadbury
  • National Lottery
  • Guinness
  • Coca Cola

Product of the Year

Sponsored by XL

  • Fulfil
  • Tayto
  • Dettol
  • Lucozade
  • Bewleys
  • Avonmore
  • Coca Cola
  • Monster
  • Red Bull
  • Dairymilk

Wine of the Year

Sponsored by Barry Group/Costcutter/Carry Out

  • Blossom Hill
  • McGuigan
  • Oyster Bay
  • Villa Maria
  • Cono Sur
  • Santa Rita
  • Dada
  • Casillero del Diablo
  • Yellow Tail
  • Barefoot

Food & Drink Start-up of the Year

Sponsored by Centra

Winner to be announced on the night

Supplier of the Year

Sponsored by GALA

  • Tayto Snacks
  • Glanbia
  • Aryzta
  • Mondelez
  • Britvic
  • CCBI
  • JTI
  • Dale Farm
  • Lindt
  • PepsiCo

Forecourt Retailer of the Year (Small)

Sponsored by PCS

  • Circle K / Daybreak, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford
  • Applegreen / Costcutter, Lifford, Co. Donegal
  • Circle K / Fitzpatrick’s Costcutter, Kilmihill, Co. Clare
  • Swift Fuels / Costcutter, Burgess N25 Service Station, Killeagh, Co. Cork  
  • Maxol, Newport Road, Westport, Co. Mayo
  • Top Oil / SPAR, Coolquay, The Ward, Co. Dublin
  • Top Oil / Daybreak, Ballinderreen, Kilcolgan, Co. Galway

Forecourt Retailer of the Year (Large)

Sponsored by PCS

  • Circle K / Gala, Patrickswell, Co. Limerick
  • Circle K / Londis, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
  • Texaco / Centra, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
  • Texaco / SPAR, Junction 14, Monasterevin, Co. Kildare
  • Texaco / SPAR   The Parkway, Limerick City
  • Circle K / Londis, Ballina, Co. Mayo

Convenience Store of the Year (Small)

Sponsored by Cuisine de France & The National Lottery

  • SPAR, Lahinch, Co. Clare
  • MACE, 47 Thomas Street, Limerick City
  • Today’s, Finisklin Road, Co. Sligo
  • Gala, Killydoon, Loughduff, Co. Cavan
  • Centra, Sallynoggin Road, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
  • MACE, Dublin Road, Drogheda, Co. Louth
  • SPAR, Salthill, Co. Galway
  • Londis, Phoenix Park Way, Castleknock, Dublin 15
  • Londis,  Main Street, Crossmolina, Co. Mayo
  • SPAR, The Plaza, Park West Business Park, Dublin 12

Convenience Store of the Year (Medium)

Sponsored by Cuisine de France & The National Lottery

  • SPAR, Little Island, Co. Cork
  • MACE, Lissycasey, Ennis, Co. Clare
  • Centra, Annacotty, Limerick City
  • Centra, Lahinch Road, Ennis, Co. Clare
  • SPAR, Carpenterstown Road, Dublin 15
  • MACE, Cloughanover, Headford, Co. Galway       
  • MACE, Cavan Road, Cootehill, Co. Cavan
  • SPAR Glencar, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

Convenience Store of the Year (Large)

Sponsored by Cuisine de France & The National Lottery

  • SPAR, Main Street, Croom, Co. Limerick
  • Centra, Maugheraboy, Co. Sligo
  • Londis McNamee’s, Darragh, Ennis, Co. Clare
  • Centra, Mountain Top, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
  • Londis, Church Street, Milltown, Co. Kerry

National Convenience Store of the Year 2021 (Overall Winner)

Sponsored by Cuisine de France & The National Lottery

Winner to be announced on the night