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]

Karen Heinrich,
owner, Tom's Natural Foods Inc., Gladstone, Ore.

  1. Atkins Chocolate Peanut Butter Advantage Bar
  2. Atkins Ready-To-Drink Chocolate Royale Shake
  3. JoeBread Original LowCarb Bread
  4. LeCarb Chocolate Almond Ice Cream
  5. Worthington Foods FriChik
  1. Vitality MSM Caps
  2. NOW Foods Ginkgo Biloba
  3. NOW Foods CoQ10
  4. NOW Foods Extra Strength Glucosamine and Chondroitin
  5. Natural Vitality Natural Calm
  1. Tom's of Maine Natural Fluoride-Free Toothpaste, Fennel
  2. Rich 'n Pure Apricot MSM Lotion
  3. Burt's Bees Beeswax Lip Balm
  4. Nature's Gate Natural Jojoba Shampoo
  5. Nature's Life Aloe Vera Herbal Blend
  1. Champion juicers
  2. Prescription for Nutritional Healing (Avery Penguin Putnam, 2000)
  3. Omega 1000 Juicer
  4. Wally's Ear Candles
  5. Juicing for Life (Avery Penguin Putnam, 1992)
Georgette Stephens,
manager, Brazos Natural Foods, Bryan, Texas

  1. Atkins Lo-Carb products
  2. Amy's frozen line
  3. Benatural Bars, all flavors
  4. Nature's Path Optimum Cereal
  5. Alaska Smokehouse Salmon
  1. Garden of Life products
  2. Nature's Plus Source of Life
  3. Natural Factors MSM
  4. Alacer Corp. Emer'gen-C, all flavors
  5. Natural Vitality Natural Calm
  1. Burt's Bees products
  2. Source Naturals Skin Eternal line
  3. Nature's Gate Skin Therapy Lotion
  4. Desert Essence Age Reversal Eye Cream
  5. Aura Cacia Essential Oils, all types
  1. Seventh Generation products
  2. Xlear Nasal Wash
  3. Nag Champa Incense
  4. Prescription for Nutritional Healing (Avery Penguin Putnam, 2000)
  5. One Earth Cat Food
Kelli Reese,
outreach coordinator, Hendersonville Community Co-op, Hendersonville, N.C.

  1. Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Bread
  2. Kettle Chips, Salt & Pepper
  3. Oxy Water
  4. Almond Breeze, Chocolate
  5. Santa Cruz Apple Juice
  1. Health from the Sun Total EFA
  2. Nature's Plus Spirutein
  3. Lifetime CoQ10
  4. MegaFoods One Daily
  5. E3 Live Blue Green Algae
  1. Burt's Bees Poison Ivy Soap
  2. Burt's Bees Lemongrass Insect Repellent
  3. Thai Deodorant Stone Stick
  4. Jason Lavender Satin Soap
  5. Desert Essence Tea Tree Oil
  1. Heather's Oxygen Bleach Cleanser
  2. Beyond Gourmet Unbleached Coffee Filters
  3. Beyond Gourmet Unbleached Cheese Cloth
  4. Aloha Chakra Candles
  5. Wysong Pet Food, all flavors
Jackie Burrie Bentson, owner, Lifetree Natural Foods, Perry, Ga.

  1. Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar
  2. Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Bread
  3. Atkins Country White Bread
  4. Atkins Bake Mix
  5. Bunny Luv Jumbo Carrots
  1. Nature's Plus Source of Life
  2. Natural Vitality Natural Calm
  3. Barlean's Flaxseed Oil and Capsules
  4. Earth's Bounty Noni Juice
  5. Renew Life CleanseSmart
  1. New Essential Oils
  2. Master's Miracle Neutralizing Gel
  3. New Chapter Hair Rush
  4. Dr. Bronner's Peppermint Pure-Castile Soap
  5. Giovanni 50/50 Shampoo
  1. Master's Miracle Soap
  2. Lumina Cell Food
  3. New Wave Polycarbonate Water Bottles
  4. Harmony Herbal Beeswax Ear Candles
  5. Back to Eden (Lotus Press, 1989)
Paula Mitchell,
owner, Hillsboro Natural Foods, Hillsboro, Ohio

  1. Zoe Flax/Soy Cereal
  2. Arrowhead Mills Flaxseeds
  3. Bob's Red Mill Organic Flaxseed Meal
  4. Arrowhead Mills Oat Flakes
  5. Higgins Honey
  1. Barlean's Flaxseed Oil
  2. Pure Planet Spirulina
  3. Just Barley
  4. Sonne's #7 Detoxificant
  5. Nature's Secret Ultimate Cleanse
  1. Tom's of Maine Natural Deodorant
  2. Avalon Lavender Shampoo and Conditioner
  3. Nature's Gate Mint Toothpaste
  4. Dr. Bronner's Pure-Castile Bar Soaps, all types
  5. Source Naturals Progesterone Cream
  1. Lee's Ear Candles
  2. Gold Star Power Thins
  3. Starwest Essential Oils, Eucalyptus
  4. Nutrilicious Wheat-Free Spelt Cookies
  5. Wisdom of the Ancients Stevia
Jeff Fuller,
manager, Mountain Mama Natural Foods, Colorado Springs, Colo.

  1. Nature's Path Optimum Cereal
  2. Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Bread
  3. RW Knudsen's Just Cranberry Juice
  4. Atkins Bake Mix
  5. Panda Black Licorice
  1. Bach Rescue Remedy
  2. Twinlab Omega-3 Fish Oil Softgels
  3. Nature's Plus Spirutein, all flavors
  4. Alacer Corp. Emer'gen-C, all flavors
  5. Frontier Bulk Psyllium Husks
  1. Nature's Gate Shampoos, all types
  2. Tom's of Maine Toothpaste, all types
  3. Harmony Ear Candles
  4. Aura Cacia Lavender Essential Oil
  5. Queen Helene Batherapy
  1. Mountain Green Apple Dishwashing Liquid
  2. Seventh Generation Bathroom Tissue
  3. Natracare Tampons and Pads
  4. Crystal Journey Candles
  5. Primal Spirit Primal Strips
Steven Watts,
general manager, Mountain View Market, Las Cruces, N.M.

  1. Imagine Foods Rice Dream, Original Enriched
  2. Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Bread
  3. RW Knudsen's Just Cranberry Juice
  4. Bob's Red Mill Organic Flaxseed Meal
  5. Tree of Life Cranberry Concentrate
  1. Oregon Health Glucosamine and Chondroitin
  2. Barlean's Flaxseed Oil
  3. New Chapter Every Woman's One Daily
  4. Renew Life CleanseSmart
  5. Alacer Corp. Emer'gen-C, all flavors
  1. Giovanni 50/50 Shampoo and Conditioner
  2. Desert Essence Tea Tree Oil
  3. Nature's Gate Ginkgo Ultimate Eye Cream
  4. Heel Inc. Traumeel
  5. Boericke & Tafel Arniflora Gel
  1. Local honey, bulk
  2. Low-carb products
  3. Red Rock Roasters Bulk Coffee
  4. Mountain Green Ultra Natural Laundry Detergent
  5. Citra-Solv Cleanser and Degreaser
Nancy Echols,
owner, Sunshine Market Natural Foods, Mountain View, Mo.

  1. Nancy's Nonfat Yogurt
  2. Westsoy Plus, Plain
  3. Green Mountain Gringo Salsas
  4. Bearitos Tortilla Chips
  5. Almonds, bulk
  1. Irwin Naturals EstroPause
  2. Irwin Naturals Steel-Libido
  3. Nature's Plus Red Yeast Rice
  4. Nature's Plus One Daily Capsules, Iron-Free
  5. Nutrition Now PB8
  1. Nature's Gate Organics Lavender and Aloe Shampoo
  2. Bee & Flower Soap, all types
  3. Sunshine Spa bath products
  4. NOW Foods Essential Oils, all types
  5. Tom's of Maine Toothpaste, all types
  1. Nutritional Yeast Flakes, bulk
  2. Reed's Original Ginger Brew
  3. Panda Black Licorice
  4. Wally's Ear Candles
  5. O'Tom Tick Twister

Natural Foods Merchandiser volume XXIV/number 10/p. 54

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