Natural Foods Merchandiser

New Product Review’s Top 40

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]

Marie Foxton,
supplements manager, Abundance Cooperative Market, Rochester, N.Y.

Grocery
  1. Green Mountain Gringo Tortilla Chips and Salsas
  2. Nature?s Path Eco-Pac Cereals, all flavors
  3. Lakewood Unfiltered Organic Apple Juice
  4. Green & Black?s Chocolate Bars
  5. Soy Boy Flavored Tofu
Supplements
  1. Source Naturals Wellness Formula
  2. New Chapter Xyflamendv
  3. Nature?s Basics Coenzyme Q10
  4. Alacer Corp. Emer?gen-C, all flavors
  5. Udo?s Choice High-Lignan Oil Blend
HABA
  1. Desert Essence Thoroughly Clean Face Wash
  2. Aura Cacia Essential Oils
  3. Tom?s of Maine Toothpastes
  4. Nature?s Gate Shampoos and Conditioners
  5. Chandrika Ayurveda Soap
Miscellaneous
  1. Dr. Bronner?s Organic Pure-Castile Soaps
  2. SunFeather Bulk Bar Soaps
  3. The Body Ecology Diet (Body Ecology, 2002)
  4. The Miracle of Fasting (Bragg Health Sciences, 2004)
  5. Enviro-Tote Organic Canvas Bags
Marla Leggette,
grocery buyer, Boise Consumer Co-op, Boise, Idaho

Grocery
  1. Wolfgang Puck Soups
  2. Odwalla Food Bars
  3. Nature?s First Law Goji Berries
  4. Trinity Enhanced Water
  5. Garden of Eatin? Pita Chips
Supplements
  1. NOW Foods Double Strength Glucosamine/Chondroitin
  2. Country Life MaxSorb Co-Q10
  3. Enzymatic Therapy AM/PM Menopause Formula
  4. Nature?s Way Umcka
  5. Boiron Oscillococcinum
HABA
  1. Burt?s Bees Lip Shimmer
  2. Sappo Hill Oatmeal Soap
  3. Orafloss Toothbrush
  4. Aura Cacia Foam Bath
  5. ShiKai Mini Borage Lotion
Miscellaneous
  1. Bio Bag Dog Pooper Bags
  2. Bi-O-Kleen Produce Wash
  3. Mrs. Meyers Cleaning Products
  4. Rishi Herbal Bulk Teas
  5. Sorrento Signature Jumbo Cup with Saucer
Mark Parsons,
owner, Seeds of Change Natural Foods, LaSalle, Ill.

Grocery
  1. Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Bread, original
  2. Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar
  3. Good Earth Green Tea Blend
  4. Bob?s Whole Ground Flaxseed Mealv
  5. Barbara?s Bite-Size Shredded Oats
Supplements
  1. Solaray Guggul and Red Yeast Rice
  2. Solaray Phytoestrogen
  3. Solaray Once Daily High Energy
  4. Nature?s Way Fisol Fish Oil
  5. Solaray Ester-C
HABA
  1. Jason?s Hand and Body Lotion with Vitamins A, C and E
  2. Nature?s Gate Herbal Shampoo
  3. Texas Best Unlimited Aloe and Almond Deodorant
  4. Kiss My Face Whitening Aloe Vera Toothpaste
  5. Jason?s Lavender Satin Shower Body Wash
Miscellaneous
  1. Wally?s Ear Candles, lavender
  2. Ecover Dishwashing Liquid, Lemon-Aloe
  3. Apple Cider Vinegar (Bragg Health Sciences, 2002)
  4. Seventh Generation Baby Wipes
  5. Smokey Hollow Scented Soy Candles
Joel D. Manning,
chief executive officer, Affordable Nutrition, Jenison, Mich.

Grocery
  1. NOW Foods Raw Unblanched Almonds
  2. NOW Foods Certified Golden Flax Meal
  3. Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar
  4. Natural Sources Cranberry Concentrate
  5. Redmond RealSalt
Supplements
  1. Kyolic Formula #107
  2. TwinLab Stress B
  3. NOW Foods Red Yeast Rice
  4. Source Naturals Life Force Multivitamin
  5. NOW Foods C-500
HABA
  1. Desert Essence Thoroughly Clean Face Wash
  2. derma e Ester-C Serum
  3. Tom?s of Maine Deodorants
  4. Tom?s of Maine Toothpastes
  5. Jason Aloe Vera Gels
Miscellaneous
  1. Wally?s Ear Candles, all varieties
  2. Vitamer Shaker Cups
  3. New Wave Pooch Pouches
  4. Prescription for Nutritional Healing (Avery, 2000)
  5. NOW Foods oils
Kelli Reese,
store manager, Mountain Valley Foods, Kalispell, Mont.

Grocery
  1. Equal Exchange Chocolate Bars, dark chocolate
  2. Alternative Baking Co. Cookies, all flavors
  3. Kombucha Wonder Drink, Himalayan Blend
  4. Organic Food Bars, all flavors
  5. Food For Life Ezekiel Cinnamon Raisin English Muffins
Supplements
  1. E3 Live Frozen Supplement
  2. Alacer Corp. Emer?gen-C, Raspberry and Strawberry flavors
  3. Nature?s Secret Cleansing Products
  4. Spectrum Flax Oils
  5. Nature?s Way Primadophilus Bifidus
HABA
  1. Shikai Color Care Shampoo
  2. Dr. Bronner?s Bar Soap, Peppermint
  3. Avalon Organics hand lotions, Rosemary
  4. Nature?s Gate Herbal Shampoo & Conditioner
  5. Giovanni Hair Care products
Miscellaneous
  1. Mrs. Meyers Cleaning Products
  2. Natural Life ACD Venison Meal and Rice Dog Food
  3. Seventh Generation Lavender Laundry Liquid
  4. Newman?s Own Canned Cat Food, Chicken and Salmon Flavor
  5. Xochi Tea Towels
Eric Chabot,
operations manager, Good Earth Natural Foods, Fairfax, Calif.

Grocery
  1. Barians Olive Oil
  2. Trinity Spring Water, NMS
  3. Artisana Organic Raw Nut Butters, all flavors
  4. Lundberg Organic Rice Milk
  5. Buckaroo Brand Organic Grass-Fed Beef
Supplements
  1. Phybiosis Aromone
  2. New Chapter Best Defense
  3. Touch of Sun Lymph Clear
  4. HealthForce Vita Mineral Green
  5. Western Botanical Medicines Liver Health
HABA
  1. Evan Healy Rosehip Treatment Facial Oil
  2. Conscience Multipurpose Contact Lens Solution
  3. Druide Polish and Shine
  4. Phybiosis Olive Oil Soap Bar
  5. Dr. Bronner?s Organic Pure-Castile Soaps
Miscellaneous
  1. Klean Kanteen Stainless Steel Water Bottles
  2. Marin Organics 2006 Farm Calendar
  3. Bio Bag Tall Kitchen Bagsv
  4. Bi-O-Kleen Premium Laundry Powder
  5. Castor & Pollux Organic Pet Food
Christine C. Breeding,
owner, Puritan & Genesta Natural Foods, Mystic, Conn.

Grocery
  1. Berlin Spelt Bread
  2. Ancient Harvest Quinoa
  3. Mary?s Gone Crackers, all flavors
  4. Omega Foods Salmon Burgers
  5. Bio-Naturae, all products
Supplements
  1. Jarrow Jarro-Dophilus EPS
  2. Udo?s Oil Blend
  3. Carlson?s Fish Oils
  4. Pure Essence Transitions
  5. North American Herb Co. Oil Of Oregano
HABA
  1. Heritage Products, complete line
  2. Aura Cacia, complete line
  3. Heel Inc. Traumeel
  4. Naturtint Hair Color
  5. Weleda, complete line
Miscellaneous
  1. Green & Black?s Organic Chocolates
  2. Wise Ways Herbals, all products
  3. Wild Earth Animal Essences
  4. Sunbeam Candles, scented and soy
  5. Wrapsacks
Robin M. Armstrong,
owner, Whole Life Market, Highlands, N.C.

Grocery
  1. Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Breads and Tortillas
  2. Natural Brew Ginseng Cola
  3. Brown Cow Yogurt, plain and vanilla flavors
  4. Good Health Peanut Butter Pretzels
  5. Lundberg Rice Chips
Supplements
  1. Solaray Red Yeast Rice
  2. Xlear Nasal Spray
  3. Cellfood
  4. Health From The Sun FiPro Flax
  5. Enzymatic Therapy Acidophilus Pearls
HABA
  1. Burt?s Bees Beeswax Lip Balm and Lip Shimmers
  2. Cellfood Oxygen Gel
  3. Dr. Bronner?s Peppermint Liquid Pure-Castille Soap
  4. Kiss My Face Olive Oil Bar Soap
  5. Hawaiian Rainforest Naturals Soul Of A Woman Body Lotion
Miscellaneous
  1. Endangered Species Chocolate Bars
  2. Essentia Water
  3. Body & Soul magazine
  4. Aura Cacia Lavendar Essential Oil
  5. Tree Free Greeting Cards

Natural Foods Merchandiser volume XXVI/number 12/p. 42

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