As Natural Food Merchandiser's food editor, I regularly receive new product samples. Some I'm able to incorporate as editors' picks in the pages of NFM, others are reviewed on the web series First Bite, but most are filed away for future reference—until now. At the end of the every month, look for a gallery of everything that landed in my inbox.
Each product is given a rating (based on the First Bite system) for flavor, packaging, quality standards and ingredients. Here's a key:
1 bite: Junk food
2 bites: Meets some (but not many) quality standards
3 bites: Solid product, but room for improvement
4 bites: Nearly perfect
5 bites: Amazing in every way
Have a new product you'd like reviewed? Email firstname.lastname@example.org