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NFM Staff

April 24, 2008

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New Product Review’s Top 40

Amy Wyatt,
wellness manager, Boulder Co-op Market, Boulder, Colo.


  1. Biota Colorado Pure Spring Water

  2. Larabar, all flavors

  3. Rice Dream Frozen Pies, all flavors

  4. Primal Strips Teriyaki Seitan Jerky

  5. Amy?s Kitchen frozen pizzas, all varieties


  1. HealthForce Nutritionals Vitamineral Green

  2. New Chapter Host Defense

  3. Manitoba Harvest Hemp Protein Powder

  4. WishGarden Herbs Herbal Biotic

  5. Bio-K+ Dairy-Free Acidophilus


  1. Desert Essence Towelettes

  2. Pangea Organics bulk soaps

  3. GladRags Keeper Menstrual Cups

  4. Thursday Plantation Tea Tree Chewing Sticks

  5. Xlear Spry Xylitol Chewing Gum


  1. Maggie?s Organic Camisoles

  2. Lumia Organic Soy Wax Candles

  3. Rawsome!: Maximizing Health, Energy, and Culinary Delight With the Raw Foods Diet (Basic Health Publications, 2004)

  4. PetGuard Vegetarian Dog Food

  5. Adbusters magazine

Mark Schoninger,
owner, Bath Natural Market, Bath, Maine


  1. Poland Spring Sparkling Water, all flavors

  2. Caldwell Farms Natural Meats, all varieties

  3. Spectrum Organic Oils, all varieties

  4. Golden Temple Granolas, all varieties

  5. Black Crow Bread, all varieties


  1. Bath Natural Market Concentrated Omega-3

  2. Rainbow Light Just Once Vitamins

  3. Avena Botanicals Echinacea

  4. Renew Life First Cleanse

  5. Alacer Corp. Emer?gen-C, all varieties


  1. Aubrey GPB Shampoo

  2. Tom?s of Maine toothpastes, all varieties

  3. Burt?s Bees Blemish Stick

  4. B&T Sting Stop

  5. Lewey?s Insect Repellent


  1. O-Nature-L Laundry Detergent

  2. Wysong dog food, all varieties

  3. Bennington Candle candles

  4. Chocolate Church Arts Center Calendar

  5. Thorne?s Works Ear Candles

Tracey Shambach,
owner, Health Food Center, Mechanicsburg, Pa.


  1. Rice Dream Enriched Vanilla Rice Milk

  2. Bob?s Red Mill Flaxseed Meal

  3. Pamela?s gluten-free cookies, all varieties

  4. Tinkyada pastas, all varieties

  5. Rudy?s Organic Bakery Spelt Tortillas


  1. Renew Life Cleanse Smart

  2. Nordic Natural Omega-3

  3. Enzymatic Therapy Saventaro

  4. Nature?s Plus Ultra Source of Life

  5. Bach Flower Essences, all varieties


  1. Kiss My Face olive oil soaps, all varieties

  2. Dr. Bronner?s Pure-Castile liquid soaps, all scents

  3. Nature?s Gate Herbal Shampoo & Conditioner

  4. Alvera Roll-On Deodorant, Aloe & Almond

  5. Alba Organic Sea Mineral facial line


  1. Mrs. Meyer?s Clean Day Dish Soap

  2. Wally?s Ear Candles

  3. Heritage Castor Oil

  4. Xlear Xylitol Nasal Wash

  5. Mrs. Meyer?s Clean Day Laundry Detergent

Susan Turpinian,
owner, Morning Glory Natural, Brunswick, Maine


  1. Poland Spring Sparkling Water, all flavors

  2. BioNaturae Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  3. Reed?s Extra Ginger Brew

  4. Nature?s Path Optimum cereals

  5. Muir Glen canned tomatoes


  1. New Chapter Holy Basil

  2. Barlean?s Flax Oil

  3. Nature?s Plus Red Yeast Rice

  4. New Chapter Co-Q10

  5. Rainbow Light Food-Based Calcium


  1. Alba Lavender Sunscreen SPF 30

  2. Lewey?s Insect Repellent

  3. Jason Lavender Shampoo

  4. Alba Hawaiian Body Cream, papaya mango

  5. Tom?s of Maine Fluoride-Free Peppermint Toothpaste


  1. Seventh Generation Diapers

  2. Seventh Generation Laundry Liquid, lavender

  3. Bennington Candle candles

  4. Newman?s Own Organics Dog Food, all varieties

  5. Mrs. Meyer?s Clean Day Laundry Detergent

Daniel Matarazzo,
scan assistant, City Market of Onion River Co-op, Burlington, Vt.


  1. Green Mountain Gringo tortilla strips

  2. R.W. Knudsen Spritzers, tangerine, raspberry, mango fandango

  3. Green Mountain Gringo medium salsa

  4. Hidden Springs bottled water, 1.5 liter

  5. Cascadian Farm Organic Honey Nut O?s


  1. Alacer Corp. Emer?gen-C, all flavors

  2. Rainbow Light Food-Based Calcium

  3. NOW 8 Billion Acidophilus & Bifidus

  4. Solaray Red Yeast Rice, 600 mg

  5. Rainbow Light Women?s One Multivitamin


  1. Thursday Plantation Tea Tree Chewing Sticks

  2. Burt?s Bees Beeswax Lip Balm, tube

  3. Natracare Panty Shields

  4. Dr. Bronner?s Bar Soap, almond

  5. Quantum Buzz Away spray


  1. Seventh Generation 2-ply bath tissue

  2. Montstream greeting cards

  3. Greentree greeting cards

  4. Adbusters magazine

  5. Seventh Generation Ultra Liquid Laundry Detergent

Steve Wyatt,
assistant grocery manager, Bare Essentials Natural Market, Boone, N.C.


  1. Orange Peel Greens+ Chocolate Energy Bars

  2. Jennie?s Macaroons

  3. Endangered Species Bug Bites, dark chocolate

  4. Sori?s Millet and Flax Bread

  5. Stretch Island Fruit Leathers


  1. Vinco?s Osteosheath

  2. Nordic Naturals, all fish products

  3. Barlean?s Flax Oil, liquid and caps

  4. Jarrow Jarro-Dophilus, original variety

  5. Alacer Corp. Emer?gen-C, all flavors


  1. Thursday Plantation Chewing Sticks, regular and cinnamon flavors

  2. Burt?s Bees Beeswax Lip Balm

  3. Chondrika Ayurvedic Soap

  4. Burt?s Bees Lip Shimmer, all colors

  5. Wounded Warrior topical ointment


  1. Solid Gold Dog Food, canned and dry

  2. PetGuard Canned Cat Food

  3. Seventh Generation Automatic Dishwashing Powder

  4. Waggers Dog Treats

  5. Earth Friendly Bath Tissue

Matt Murray,
manager, Green Acres Market, Wichita, Kan.


  1. Penta Water, 5 liter bottles

  2. Lundberg Rice Chips

  3. Rice Dream, half gallon

  4. Wyldewood Cellars Elderberry Concentrate

  5. Just Tomatoes, Etc. dried fruits and vegetables


  1. Natural Factors Celadrin

  2. Garden of Life Cod Liver Oil

  3. Country Life Ultra Omega 3-6-9

  4. Natural Vitality Natural Calm

  5. Solaray Ester-C 500


  1. Burt?s Bees, all products

  2. Kiss My Face Roll On Rock Deodorant

  3. Dr. Bronner?s Pure-Castile Peppermint Soap

  4. Desert Essence Thoroughly Clean Face Wash

  5. Wally?s Ear Candles


  1. Fit Fruit and Vegetable Wash

  2. Mrs. Meyer?s Clean Day cleaning products

  3. Seventh Generation paper products

  4. Casabella rubber gloves

  5. Newman?s Own Organics pet foods

Shirley Davis,
manager, Sunflower Natural Foods, Woodstock, N.Y.


  1. Hage Greek Yogurt

  2. Health Valley Oat Bran Flakes

  3. Thai Kitchen Instant Rice Noodle Soup

  4. Cape Cod Potato Chips

  5. Tinkayada Organic Brown Rice Spirals


  1. Nature?s Plus Source of Life

  2. Yerba Prima Psyllium Husks

  3. Boiron Products

  4. Nature?s Plus Spiru-tein Drinks

  5. Solgar Vitamins


  1. Avalon Shampoo and Conditioner

  2. Nature?s Gate Herbal Shampoo and Conditioner

  3. Weleda Diaper Case

  4. Nature?s Gate Antiseptic Hand Soap

  5. Beeflower Sandalwood Soap


  1. Seventh Generation Large Diapers

  2. Bio-Pac Ultra Laundry Liquid

  3. Seventh Generation Laundry Liquid, lavender

  4. Seventh Generation Natural Paper Towels

  5. Seventh Generation Toilet Paper

Natural Foods Merchandiser volume XXVI/number 9/p. 137

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