Natural Foods Merchandiser

Each month, The Natural Foods Merchandiser polls retailers throughout the United States to determine what products are selling in various regions. To participate, contact [email protected]

Betsy Ransford,
team leader/head buyer, Claudia's Natural Food Market, Toledo, Ohio

Grocery

    1. Glacéau Fruit Water
    2. Thai Kitchen Coconut Milk
    3. Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Bread
    4. Imagine Foods Rice Dream, Vanilla Enriched
    5. Govinda's Bliss Bars
Supplements
    1. Jay Robb Vanilla Whey Protein Powder
    2. AMNI Basic Preventative 5
    3. Barlean's Flaxseed Oil
    4. Nature's Life Calcium/Magnesium Liquid
    5. Jarrow Multi 1-to-3
HABA
    1. Life Flo Progesterone Cream
    2. Burt's Bees Beeswax Lip Balm
    3. Clearsoap Unscented Glycerin Bar
    4. Bee & Flower Sandalwood Soap
    5. Jason Oral Care Power Smile Toothpaste
Miscellaneous
    1. Wally's Paraffin Ear Candles
    2. PetGuard Premium Feast Cat Food
    3. New Wave Enviro Water
    4. Auric Blends Incense
    5. Blues Busters Full Spectrum Light Bulbs


Alison M. Christie,
marketing/merchandising manager, GreenStar Cooperative Market Inc., Ithaca, N.Y.

Grocery

    1. Gerolsteiner Mineral Water, 1L
    2. Edensoy Extra Organic Soy Milk, Original
    3. Little Bear Organic Yellow Tortilla Chips
    4. Westbrae Natural Organic Garbanzo Beans
    5. Westbrae Natural Organic Black Beans
Supplements
    1. Alacer Corp. Emer'gen-C, Super Orange
    2. Alacer Corp. Emer'gen-C, Raspberry
    3. Alacer Corp. Emer'gen-C, Cranberry
    4. Alacer Corp. Emer'gen-C, Lemon-Lime
    5. Alacer Corp. Emer'gen-C, Tangerine
HABA
    1. Seventh Generation Baby Wipes Refill
    2. Natracare Organic All-Cotton Tampons, No Applicator Regular
    3. Natracare Organic All-Cotton Tampons, No Applicator Super
    4. Sappo Hill Glycerine Crème Soap, Oatmeal
    5. Sappo Hill Glycerine Crème Soap, Almond
Miscellaneous
    1. Seventh Generation Bathroom Tissue, 2-ply single roll
    2. Acclaim Toilet Paper
    3. Seventh Generation Bathroom Tissue, 1-ply single roll
    4. Biopac Concentrated Laundry Detergent Liquid, bulk
    5. Biopac Concentrated Dishwashing Liquid, bulk


Gavin McComas,
proprietor, Sundance Natural Foods, Eugene, Ore.

Grocery

    1. Imagine Foods Rice Dream, Original
    2. Crystal Geyser Spring Water
    3. Santa Cruz Raspberry Lemonade
    4. Santa Cruz Strawberry Lemonade
    5. Govinda's Hemp Bar
Supplements
    1. Super Nutrition Glucosamine, 1,000 mg
    2. Alacer Corp. Emer'gen-C, Lite with MSM
    3. Super Nutrition Perfect Blend #2
    4. Barlean's Flaxseed Oil
    5. Nature's Life Vitamin E, 400 mg
HABA
    1. Burt's Bees Beeswax Lip Balm
    2. Aura Cacia Lavender Essential Oil
    3. Natracare Organic All-Cotton Tampons
    4. Terra Firma Massage Oils
    5. Sappo Hill Glycerine Crème Soaps
Miscellaneous
    1. Dr. Bronner's Pure-Castile Soap, Peppermint
    2. Natural Value 100% Recycled Bathroom Tissue
    3. Lifeline Natural Cleaner
    4. Bi-O-Kleen Laundry Powder, 10 lbs
    5. The Mountain Astrologer magazine


Judith Prizio,
general manager, Deep Roots Market, Greensboro, N.C.

Grocery

    1. Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Bread
    2. Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Tortillas
    3. Imagine Foods Soy Dream Dreamwich
    4. Imagine Foods Rice Dream, Original Enriched
    5. Blue Sky Cola
Supplements
    1. Rainbow Light Food-Based Calcium
    2. Solaray Vitamin C, 1,000 mg
    3. Twinlab Stress B-Complex
    4. MegaFood Men's One DailyFoods
    5. Eclectic Institute Ginkgo
HABA
    1. Burt's Bees Orange Essence Facial Cleanser
    2. Emerita Pro-Gest and Phytoestrogen Body Creams
    3. Kiss My Face Bar Soaps
    4. Jason Oral Care Fluoride-Free Toothpastes
    5. Giovanni 50/50 Shampoo and Conditioner
Miscellaneous
    1. New Wave Polycarbon Water Bottle
    2. Archipelago Candles
    3. Seventh Generation Natural Paper Towels
    4. Country Save Laundry Detergent, bulk
    5. Earth Friendly Ecos Laundry Powder


Mark Smith,
owner/general manager, Rainbow Natural Grocery, Seattle

Grocery

    1. Robert's American Gourmet Veggie Booty
    2. Apollinaris Mineral Water
    3. Govinda's Tropical Ambrosia Raw Power Cookies
    4. Imagine Foods Soy Dream, Original Enriched
    5. Clif Lemon Zest Luna Bars
Supplements
    1. Eden Soy Protein Powder
    2. Real Aloe Co. Aloe Juice
    3. Alacer Corp. Emer'gen-C, Lemon-Lime
    4. Zand Cherry Lozenges
    5. New Chapter Only One
HABA
    1. Tom's of Maine Baking Soda Toothpaste, Peppermint
    2. Tom's of Maine Baking Soda Toothpaste, Cinnamint
    3. Organic Essentials Shampoo
    4. Natracare Organic All-Cotton Tampons
    5. Lizard Lips Lip Balm
Miscellaneous
    1. Natural Value Simmered Seafare Cat Food
    2. Heather's Oxygen Bleach Cleanser
    3. Bi-O-Kleen Laundry Liquid
    4. Seventh Generation Baby Wipes
    5. Pete's Tofu To Go Thai Tango Tofu


Laughing Water,
owner, Real Food Store, Helena, Mont.

Grocery

    1. Knudsen's Spritzers
    2. Almonds, bulk
    3. Cascade Fresh Very Vanilla Yogurt
    4. Shelton's Ground Turkey
    5. Calistoga Sparkling Mineral Water, Lime
Supplements
    1. Nature's Life Vitamin E
    2. Source Natural Progesterone Cream
    3. Nature's Life Super Green-Whey Pro-96
    4. Barlean's Organic Lignan Flaxseed Oil
    5. KAL Acidophilus Probiotic-5
HABA
    1. Sappo Hill Glycerine Crème Soap, Almond
    2. Burt's Bees Beeswax Lip Balm
    3. Aura Cacia Lavender Essential Oil
    4. Bee & Flower Sandalwood Soap
    5. Unpetroleum Sunscreen Lip Balm
Miscellaneous
    1. Nag Champa Incense
    2. Seventh Generation Automatic Dish Detergent
    3. Seventh Generation Bathroom Tissue, 2-ply single roll
    4. Oasis Biocompatible Laundry Detergent
    5. Country Save Laundry Detergent


Michele Briggs,
owner, Nature's Pantry, State College, Pa.

Grocery

    1. Tinkyada Rice Pastas
    2. Food For Life Genesis 1:29 and Ezekial 4:9 Breads
    3. Yü Basmati Rice Drink
    4. Imagine Foods Rice Dream, Original Enriched
    5. Casabe Rainforest Crackers
Supplements
    1. NOW Grapeseed Extract
    2. NOW Ester-C
    3. NOW Vit-Min 100
    4. Twinlab L-Phenylalanine
    5. NOW Black Cohosh
HABA
    1. Nature's Gate Shampoos and Conditioners
    2. Aubrey Organics Sea Buckthorn Hair Care line
    3. NOW Eucalyptus Oil
    4. Aubrey Organics Sunscreens
    5. NOW Lavender Oil
Miscellaneous
    1. PetGuard Canned Cat Food
    2. PetGuard LifeSpan Dog Food
    3. Seventh Generation Bathroom Tissue, 2-ply 4-pack
    4. Native Scents Smudge Wands
    5. Auric Blends Incense


Craig Small,
manager, Portsmouth Health Food, Portsmouth, N.H.

Grocery

    1. Annie's Naturals Goddess Dressing
    2. Maranatha Organic Raw Almond Butter
    3. Arrowhead Mills Spelt Flakes Cereal
    4. Robert's American Gourmet Veggie Booty
    5. Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Bread
Supplements
    1. Nature's Plus Vanilla Spiru-tein Soy Protein Powder
    2. Emerita Pro-Gest Body Cream
    3. Country Life Calcium/Magnesium, 1,000 mg/500 mg
    4. Hylands Calms Forté
    5. Na¯ka Glucosamine Sulfate
HABA
    1. Dr. Bronner's Pure-Castile Soap, Peppermint
    2. Burt's Bees Milk & Honey Lotion
    3. Tom's of Maine Fluoride-Free Toothpaste, Spearmint
    4. Avalon Organic Botanicals Lavender Hand Lotion
    5. Natracare Organic All-Cotton Tampons
Miscellaneous
    1. Wysong Vitality Feline Diet
    2. Seventh Generation Natural Laundry Detergent
    3. Hugger Mugger Yoga Mats
    4. Tushies Diapers
    5. PetGuard Premium Feast Cat Food

Natural Foods Merchandiser volume XXIII/number 9/p. 49

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