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]

Brent Borchardt,
owner, Stone Mill Natural Foods, Washington, Iowa

  1. Omega Life Fortified Flax
  2. Spectrum Naturals Apple Cider Vinegar
  3. Sesmark Rice Thins, all flavors
  4. Mighty Mo Munchies Soy Nuts, all flavors
  5. Joelle's Choice Soy Pudding
  1. Nature's Plus Source of Life Tablets
  2. Ultra Botanicals MSM/Glucosamine/Chondroitin
  3. Nature's Plus Red Yeast Rice
  4. Enzymatic Therapy Acidophilus Pearls
  5. Enzymatic Therapy Black Cohosh
  1. Life Flo ProgestaCare Cream for Women
  2. Burt's Bees Baby Bee Buttermilk Lotion
  3. Naturally Fresh Deodorant Crystal
  4. Burt's Bees Royal Jelly Eye Crème
  5. Burt's Bees Carrot Day Crème
  1. Wehr Honey Farms Bulk Honey
  2. Olbas, all products
  3. Optimum Nutrition Natural Whey Proteins
  4. Wally's Ear Candles
  5. Leanin' Tree Greeting Cards
Sherri Walker,
vitamin manager, The Whole Wheatery, Lancaster, Calif.

  1. Atkins Endulge Chocolate Candy Bar
  2. Atkins Country White Bread
  3. R.W. Knudsen Organic Apple Juice
  4. Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar
  5. Atkins Bake Mix
  1. Pure Essence Transitions
  2. Garden of Life Primal Defense
  3. Country Life CoQ10
  4. Tropical Oasis Coral Calcium
  5. Naturade Stomach Formula
  1. Emerita Pro-Gest Body Cream
  2. Nature's Alchemy Lavender Oil
  3. Burt's Bees Beeswax Lip Balm
  4. Avalon Organics CoQ10 Wrinkle Defense Creme
  5. Home Health Femgest Progesterone Cream
  1. Earth Friendly Products Fruit & Vegetable Wash
  2. Planet Ultra Powdered Laundry Detergent
  3. Bi-O-Kleen Produce Wash
  4. Hip Health With Glucosamine for Dogs
  5. Lick Your Chops Chicken and Brown Rice Dinner for Cats
Lisa Essenpreis,
manager, Amazing Grace Whole Foods & Nutrition, Louisville, Ky.

  1. Imagine Foods Rice Dream, Enriched Original
  2. Organic Valley Milk
  3. Odwalla Superfood
  4. Atkins, all products
  5. Rudi's Breads, all types
  1. Barlean's Flaxseed Oil
  2. Alacer Corp. Emer'gen-C, all flavors
  3. Emerald Labs Joint Aid
  4. Nature's Plus Connect-All
  5. Garden of Life Primal Defense
  1. Tom's of Maine Natural Toothpastes, all types
  2. Dr. Bronner's Peppermint Pure-Castile Soap
  3. Burt's Bees, all products
  4. Nature's Gate Herbal Shampoo and Conditioner
  5. Dr. Bronner's Pure-Castile Bar Soaps, all types
  1. Innova Adult Dry Food For Dogs
  2. Seventh Generation Laundry Liquid, Natural Citrus Scent
  3. Seventh Generation Bathroom Tissue, 2-ply 4-pak
  4. Crystal Journey Votive Candles
  5. Sai Baba Nag Champa Incense
Michael Aul,
manager, Sherwyn's, Chicago

  1. Eden Foods Edensoy Extra Original
  2. Westbrae WestSoy Low Fat Soy Drink
  3. Westbrae Natural Organic Garbanzo Beans
  4. Atkins Ready-to-Drink Shakes, all flavors
  5. Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Sesame Sprouted Grain Bread
  1. Carlson Labs Fish Oils
  2. Source Naturals Life Force Multiple
  3. Country Life Target-Mins Calcium-Magnesium Complex
  4. Source Naturals Hot Flash
  5. Garden of Life Primal Defense
  1. Aubrey Rosa Mosqueta Body Lotion
  2. Dr. Bronner's Peppermint Pure-Castile Soap
  3. Lily of the Desert 99% Aloe Vera Gel
  4. Tom's of Maine Natural Peppermint Toothpaste
  5. Dr. Hauschka Cleansing Milk
  1. Aroma Naturals Candles
  2. Earth Friendly Products ECOS Liquid Laundry Detergent
  3. Orange Guard Pest Control
  4. Champion Juicer
  5. The Herb Book (Benedict Lust Publications Inc., 2001)
Susie Kowalczyk,
co-owner, Glover St. Market, Twisp, Wash.

  1. Royal Blue Organics Café Mona French Roast
  2. Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Bread
  3. Nature's Path Heritage Flakes Eco-Pac
  4. Bearitos Organic Refried Black Beans
  5. Panda Licorice Boxes
  1. Nutricology ProGreens
  2. Enzymatic Therapy Black Cohosh
  3. NOW Foods Ester-C 1000
  4. Nature's Plus Vanilla Spiru-tein
  5. Bach Flower Rescue Remedy
  1. Avalon Organic Botanicals Lavender Shampoo
  2. Bee & Flower Sandalwood Soap
  3. Dr. Bronner's Peppermint Pure-Castile Soap
  4. Tom's of Maine Natural Fluoride Toothpaste, Spearmint
  5. Weleda Arnica Oil
  1. Solid Gold Hund-n-Flocken Adult Dog Food Flakes
  2. Ecover Dish Soap
  3. Natural Value Bathroom Tissue
  4. Down to Earth Sponges
  5. Putamayo Latin Groove
Brent Albertson,
assistant store manager, The Village Market, Telluride, Colo.

  1. Robert's American Gourmet Pirate's Booty
  2. Barbara's Cheese Puffs, Original
  3. Tazo Zen Tea
  4. Imagine Foods Rice Dream, Vanilla
  5. Eden Foods Organic Pinto Beans
  1. Nature's Way Garlic
  2. Source Naturals Wellness Formula
  3. Nature's Way Echinacea
  4. Imperial Elixir Ginseng and Royal Jelly
  5. Coral Advantage Coral Calcium
  1. Natracare Organic All-Natural Cotton Tampons
  2. Desert Essence Facial Scrub
  3. Shikai Hand & Body Lotion, Sandalwood Amber
  4. Tom's of Maine Natural Fennel Toothpaste
  5. Kiss My Face Soaps, all types
  1. Mountain Green Ultra Laundry Detergent Liquid
  2. Seventh Generation Bathroom Tissue
  3. Seventh Generation Tall Kitchen Bags
  4. PetGuard Savory Seafood Dinner Cat Food
  5. Harmony Cat Litter
Jeanette Murrell,
store manager, Rockridge Health Foods, Oakland, Calif.
  1. Bragg Liquid Aminos
  2. Reed's Extra Ginger Brew
  3. Annie's Peace Pasta
  4. Ancient Harvest Quinoa
  5. Spectrum Naturals Organic Olive Oil
  1. Jarrow Formulas Bone Up
  2. Nature's Life High Folic Acid B-50 Complex
  3. Nature's Life Ultra Mega Vite Multiple
  4. Nature's Plus Regeneration
  5. Carlson Labs Cod Liver Oil
  1. Ultra Botanicals Alpha Lipoic Activating Serum
  2. Dr. Bronner's Peppermint Pure-Castile Soap
  3. Aubrey QPB Hair Conditioner
  4. Thursday Plantation Anti-Fungal Treatment for Nails
  5. Weleda Rosemary Hair Oil
  1. The Body Ecology Diet (B E D Publications, 2002)
  2. Citra-Solv Natural Citrus Cleaner and Degreaser
  3. Warren Labs George's Aloe
  4. Orange Mate Lime Mate Mist Spray
  5. Ancient Secrets Neti Pots
Sylvia Morin,
owner, Green Acres Natural Foods, Kingsport, Tenn.

  1. Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Bread
  2. Penta Bio-Hydration Water
  3. Nu Naturals Stevia
  4. Redmond Real Salt
  5. Lakewood Black Cherry Juice
  1. Natural Balance Colon Clenz
  2. Solaray Red Yeast Rice
  3. Barlean's Flaxseed Oil
  4. Restored Balance Natural Progesterone Cream
  5. Nature's Plus Glucosamine/Chondroitin/MSM
  1. Source Natural Skin Eternal Serum
  2. NOW Foods Lavender Oil
  3. Burt's Bees Beeswax Lip Balm
  4. NOW Foods Tea Tree Oil
  5. Burt's Bees Milk & Honey Lotion
  1. Bonnie's Ear Cones
  2. PetGuard Yeast and Garlic Powder
  3. Halo Dream Coat
  4. Prescription for Nutritional Healing (Avery Penguin Putnam, 2000)
  5. Seventh Generation Laundry Liquid, all types

Natural Foods Merchandiser volume XXIV/number 7/p. 44

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