May 20, 2022

Tesco Wins Prestigious Retailer of the Year Award in Sustainable Retailer Category

Tesco won the contest Mastercard Retailer of the Year 2021 in the Innovation of the Year - Sustainable Retailer category.

The award was received by the general manager of Slovakia, Martin Kuruc, at the gala dinner on 20th April 2022.

Upon receiving the award Kuruc said:

"We are proud that the experts valued our work and innovative approach in decreasing food waste. We are currently donating food surplus from all our stores and we have decreased the food waste by 69%. We use the efficient application FoodCloud for donation of food surplus and we have been working on a shared target with our suppliers, too."

Running for its ninth year, the Mastercard Retailer of the Year is a prestigious award for the best companies in different categories of retail. Nominees went through three rounds judging, including nominations from a panel of judges with expertise in the field and voting from retail professionals. Based on this voting, three nominations with the highest number of votes were chosen. The candidates were challenged to present their solution at the New Retail Summit conference, and participants of the conference decided on the winner of the category.

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