Southeastern Grocers Earns Awards for Private Label Dairy, Alcohol Products

The grocer earned a number of awards for its products in the two categories, highlighted by ice cream and wine.
Zachary Russell
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Southeastern Grocers ice cream

Southeastern Grocers (SEG), the parent company of Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie, has earned a slate of awards for its private label dairy and alchol products.

SEG left this year’s World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Contest, sponsored by the Wisconsin Dairy Products Association, with 12 awards. The grocer received the highest honor among all ice cream categories, “Ice Cream Grand Champion,” for its Prestige Chocolate Ice Cream.

First place winners:

  • Grand Champion: Prestige Chocolate Ice Cream
  • Prestige French Vanilla Ice Cream
  • 2% Reduced Fat Sharp Cheddar Cheese Chunk
  • Soft Jalapeño Cream Cheese Spread

Second place winners:

  • Prestige Coconut Almond Fudge Ice Cream
  • Soft Strawberry Cream Cheese Spread
  • Fat Free Banana Berry with Probiotics Drinkable Yogurt

Third place winners:

  • Prestige Homestyle Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Prestige Strawberry Ice Cream
  • Prestige Banana Foster Premium Ice Cream
  • Prestige Black Cherry Frozen Yogurt
  • Greek Black Cherry Nonfat Yogurt
Southeastern Grocers wine

SEG’s own brand wines took home a total of 21 medals at the USA Wine Ratings competition, while their private label beer and liquor earned awards as well.


  • Papi Pinot Grigio


  • Brilla Prosecco
  • Brilla Prosecco Rosé
  • Château de Berne Emotion Rosé
  • Lion’s Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Lisabella Montepulciano d’Abruzzo
  • Lisabella Pinot Grigio
  • Redwood Highway Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Redwood Highway Moscato
  • Saddlebred Cellars Bourbon Barrel Cabernet Sauvignon


  • Lion’s Ridge Chardonnay
  • Lion’s Ridge Red Blend
  • Mucho Más Red Blend (only at Fresco y Más)
  • Redwood Highway Chardonnay
  • Redwood Highway Merlot

USA Beer Ratings awarded SEG’s private label beers from Big Storm Brewing Co., Reef Revival Lager and Reef Revival Session IPA, with two silver medals and Islamorada Key Lime Hibiscus Ale with a bronze medal. Additionally, USA Spirits Ratings recognized SEG’s market exclusive Shady Mile Wheat Bourbon, Ambush Canyon Vodka and Sweet Grass Vodka with three silver medals.

“With our people at the center of every decision, we strive to offer the highest quality products at affordable prices that our associates are proud of and our customers enjoy,” said Dewayne Rabon, Chief Marketing Officer for Southeastern Grocers. “Receiving numerous awards for our SE Grocers line, private label and market exclusive products is validation of our efforts and motivation to continue to produce the best products for our associates and customers."