PepsiCo Sponsors Independent Achievement Awards Environment & Health Category

Dec 6, 2011 4:00 PM ET

Independent Achievers Academy 2011 Finalists Announced

2011 finalists announced!

This week we announced the names of the fantastic 23 finalists who have reached the final stages of our programme.   The finalists were narrowed down from the Top 100, using a combination of mystery shopper scores and information on their entry forms. All finalists will attend the Gala Dinner on the 17th November to find out if they recieve a category award, or the coveted Overall Best Shop award.   RESPONSIBLE RETAILING
Sponsored by JTI Faz Mahmood, Faz Convenience Store, Cheadle Hulme
Vipul Pabari, Connaught Road, Post Office & Supermarket
Shahid Razzaq, Premier Mo’s Convenience Store, Blantye   RETAIL INNOVATION
Sponsored by Nestle Roli Ranger, Londis Ascot, Ascot
Paul Cheema, Costcutter, Coventry
Kennedy Nayer, Nisa Local Gains Park, Shrewsbury   ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH
Sponsored by PepsiCo Terry Philpott, Martins of Castle Cary, Somerset
Paul Cheema, Costcutter, Coventry
Vipul Pabari, Connaught Road, Post Office & Supermarket   To continue reading about the 2011 finalists, click here.       About PepsiCo 
PepsiCo offers the world's largest portfolio of billion-dollar food and beverage brands, including 19 different product lines that generate more than $1 billion in annual retail sales each. Our main businesses -- Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay, and Pepsi Cola -- also make hundreds of other enjoyable foods and beverages that are respected household names throughout the world. With net revenues of approximately $60 billion, PepsiCo's people are united by our unique commitment to sustainable growth by investing in a healthier future for people and our planet, which we believe also means a more successful future for PepsiCo. We call this commitment Performance with Purpose: PepsiCo's promise to provide a wide range of foods and beverages for local tastes; to find innovative ways to minimize our impact on the environment, including by conserving energy and water usage, and reducing packaging volume; to provide a great workplace for our associates; and to respect, support, and invest in the local communities where we operate. For more information, please visit   PESPI19320