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NFM Staff

April 24, 2008

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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].

Nat and Jennifer Sisco,
owners, The Green Market, Lisbon, Conn.


  1. Bob?s Red Mill Flaxseed products

  2. Kinnikinnick Gluten Free Breads

  3. Nutiva Coconut Oil

  4. Arrowhead Mills Nut Butters

  5. Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Bread


  1. Irwin Natural Nature?s Secret, entire line

  2. NOW Foods Esiak Tea Concentrate

  3. Boiron Homeopathic Tubes

  4. Vaxa Attend

  5. Nature?s Plus Spiru-tein, all varieties


  1. NOW Foods Essential Oils

  2. Dr. Bronner?s Soaps

  3. Desert Essence Shea Butter Lip Balm

  4. Kiss My Face Shampoos/Conditioners

  5. Nature?s Gate Papaya Moisturizing Lotion


  1. Wally?s Ear Candles

  2. Prescription For Natural Healing (Avery Publishing Group, 2000)

  3. Store Gift Certificates

  4. Dutchess Pet Treats (local brand)

  5. Ecover Laundry Detergent

Kim Zagorsky,
manager/buyer, Foodworks, Smithfield, R.I.


  1. Lara Bars, all flavors

  2. Glacéau Smartwater

  3. Glutino Corn Bread

  4. Food For Life English Muffins, all flavors

  5. Celestial Seasonings True Blueberry Tea


  1. Lifetime Liquid Cap Mag

  2. Irwin Naturals Fat Metabolizer

  3. Nutrition Now PB8

  4. Barlean?s Highest Lignan Flax Oil

  5. Lily of the Desert Aloe Vera Juice


  1. Burt?s Bees Beeswax Moisturizing Cream

  2. WiseWay Herbals Eczema Care Salve

  3. Jason 25,000 IU Vitamin E Age Renewal Moisturizing Cr?me

  4. Giovanni Tea Tree Triple Treat Shampoo

  5. Thayer?s Lavender Witch Hazel Toner


  1. Auroshika Patchouli Incense

  2. Sproutman Sprouting Bags

  3. Prescription For Natural Healing (Avery Publishing Group, 2000)

  4. Aloha Bay Votive Candles, all scents

  5. Neem Aura Herbal Pet Spray

Jill Donnelly,
owner, Organic Tulsa, Tulsa, Okla.


  1. Wizard Worcestershire Sauce

  2. Madhava Honey Organic Nectar, Light Agave

  3. Crismona Balsamic Vinegar

  4. Anner?s Mix (private label)

  5. Dagoba Chocolate


  1. Alacer Corp. Supergram III

  2. Femgest Progesterone Cream

  3. Absolute Labs Triguard

  4. America?s Bio-Plus Corp. Kiddi-Flora

  5. Anner?s Sea-Call (private label)


  1. Bio-Guard (private label)

  2. Anner?s Scar Oil (private label)

  3. Desert Essence Toothpaste

  4. Reviva E-Stick

  5. Tijeras Shampoo and Conditioner


  1. Western Environmental Products Safe & Easy All Purpose Cleaner

  2. Omni Ball Massager

  3. Sam Smith Organic Ale

  4. Castor & Pollux Organix Dog Cookies

  5. Stevia Plus Wisdom Herbs

Jan Bishop,
manager, Mountain People?s Co-op, Nederland, Colo.


  1. GT Ginger Kombucha Green Tea

  2. Have?A Natural Foods Corn Chips

  3. Earth Balance Margarine

  4. Wild Alaskan Salmon

  5. Rudi?s Cracked Wheat Bread


  1. OHCO Cold Snap

  2. Nutribiotic GSE

  3. Oscilloccinum Flu Remedy

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

  5. Barlean?s Flax Oil


  1. Burt?s Bees Beeswax Lip Balm

  2. Tom?s Of Maine Woodspice Deodorant

  3. Tom?s Of Maine Peppermint Soap

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

  5. Mountain Ocean Skin Trip


  1. Mountain People?s Co-op T-shirts

  2. Wally?s Ear Candles

  3. New Wave Enviro Polycarbon Water Bottles

  4. Bio-Clean Laundry Detergent

  5. Tree-Free Greeting Cards

Chuck Roark,
main buyer, Newark Natural Foods Co-op, Newark, Del.


  1. Nature?s Path EnviroKidz Organic Crispy Rice Bars, all flavors

  2. Bionature Organic Strawberry Nectar

  3. Chocolove Dark Chocolate with Crystallized Ginger

  4. Bob?s Red Mill Whole Ground Flaxseed Meal

  5. Trinity Original Natural Mineral Supplement


  1. Nature?s Plus Spiru-tein, Peaches and Cream flavor

  2. Tahiti Trader Noni Juice

  3. Nature?s Plus Animal Parade, assorted flavors

  4. Olympian Labs Inflameric

  5. Reliance Aller-7


  1. Clearly Natural Glycerin Soap, all varieties

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

  3. Boiron Arnica Cream

  4. Desert Essence Eco-Harvest Tea Tree Oil

  5. Burt?s Bees Citrus Facial Scrub


  1. Seventh Generation Ultra Liquid Laundry Detergent, Citrus

  2. Bi-O-Kleen Bac-Out Stain & Odor Eliminator

  3. Eye of the Day Desert Sage Smudge Bundles

  4. Zuke?s Hip Action Natural Treats for Dogs with Added Glucosamine & Chondroitin, Peanut Butter Formula

  5. Innova Adult Large Breed Dog Food

Kathy Jones,
owner, Alpine Natural Foods, Frisco, Colo.


  1. Organic Food Bars, chocolate chip flavor

  2. Boulder Potato Chips, all flavors

  3. Forever Green Healthy Organic Chocolate, Thunder flavor

  4. GT Kombucha Green Tea

  5. Late July Crackers


  1. New Chapter Zyflamend

  2. Homegrown Herbals EchinOsha

  3. Nature?s Plus Glucosamine/Chondroitin

  4. New Chapter Perfect Prenatal

  5. Buried Treasure Liquid Multiple Vitamins


  1. MyChelle Deep Repair Cream

  2. Boerick & Tafel Arniflora Arnica Gel

  3. Sudz Bar Soap, all varieties

  4. Alba Tropical Papaya Mango Body Butter

  5. Common Sense Shea Butter Lotion


  1. NuPro Joint Formulas

  2. Mountain Green Laundry Detergent

  3. Mr. Pugsly Dog Biscuits

  4. Heather?s Oxygen Bleach Cleanser

  5. Ecover Natural Cream Scrub

Tim Wingate,
finance manager, Hunger Mountain Co-op, Montpelier, Va.


  1. Spectrum Olive Oil

  2. Little Bear Yellow Tortilla Chips

  3. Imagine Foods Rice Dream

  4. Westbrae Organic Black Beans

  5. Annie?s Shells and Cheddar


  1. Alacer Corp. Emer?gen-C, tangerine flavor

  2. Boiron Arnica Montana

  3. Alacer Corp. Power For Joints

  4. Wisdom Herbs Stevia Plus

  5. Balance Bar, chocolate and peanut butter flavors


  1. Burt?s Bees Beeswax Lip Balm

  2. Bee and Flower Sandalwood Soap

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

  4. Lakon Herbals Insect Repellant

  5. Kiss My Face Olive Oil Bar Soap


  1. Sun Bee Candles

  2. Down To Earth Beeswax Candles

  3. Mothering magazine

  4. Down To Earth Bottle Brushes

  5. Nalgene Water Bottles

Maddie Hanna,
owner, The Whole Grocer, Portland, Maine


  1. Bionaturae Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  2. Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Bread

  3. Annie?s Homegrown Pasta Dinners

  4. Sunshine Organic Vegetarian Burgers

  5. Nature?s Path Organic Cereals, eco-packs


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

  2. Green?s Plus Chocolate Energy Bar

  3. Carlson Lab Oratories Cod Liver Oil, lemon flavor

  4. Barlean?s Highest Lignan Flax Oil

  5. Zand Herbal Lozenges


  1. Jason Toothpaste, all varieties

  2. Chandrika Soap

  3. Dr. Hauschka Cleansing Cream

  4. Burt?s Bees Beeswax Lip Balm

  5. EO Shampoos and Conditioners


  1. Natracare Organic Tampons

  2. Aloha Bay Essential Oil Votives

  3. NutriSea Sea Jerky For Dogs

  4. Wysong Pet Foods

  5. Triloka Incense

Natural Foods Merchandiser volume XXVI/number 7/p. 55

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