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Favorite Things: Products & Trends

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What was the most compelling natural food-product trend of the past year?

If you could eliminate one product from the industry, what would it be?

What were the standout supplement trends in the past year?

What were the standout food trends in the past year?


You answered...

What was the most compelling natural food-product trend of the past year?


No. 1: Gluten free


Runner-up: Organic

Honorable mentions: Local, probiotics, superfruits


If you could eliminate one product from the industry, what would it be?

No. 1: Artificial sweeteners

Runner-up: Plastic bags, packaging, bottles

Honorable mentions: Quick weight-loss products, greenwashed “organics” and “naturals”

What were the standout supplement trends in the past year?

Probiotics, acai, omega-3s, Vitamin D, Rescue Remedy, resveratrol

What were the standout food trends in the past year?

Gluten-free products, local products, organic products, Stevia



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