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]

Jim Robertson,
owner, Robertson?s Health Food Center, Northport, Ala.

  1. Zoe Flax & Soy Granola Cereal
  2. Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar
  3. R.W. Knudsen Just Pomegranate Juice
  4. Tree of Life Black Cherry Concentrate
  5. NOW Soy Protein Chips
  1. Miracle Solutions Body Cleanse
  2. Miracle Solutions Slim Natur-Aly capsules
  3. Miracle Solutions Natur-Aly Body Rejuvenator
  4. Miracle Solutions Juice Natur-Aly Fruit and Vegetable tablets
  5. Nature?s Sunshine Proactazyme Plus
  1. Miracle Two Regular Liquid Soap
  2. Miracle Two Neutralizer Water
  3. Miracle Two Neutralizer Gel
  4. Miracle Two Skin Moisturizer
  5. Tate?s Natural Miracle Conditioner
  1. Wholistic Health Solutions Pure and Natural Beeswax Ear Cones
  2. Back to Eden (Lotus Press, 1989)
  3. Nutrition Almanac (McGraw-Hill, 2001)
  4. Prescription for Nutritional Healing (Avery Publishing Group, 2000)
  5. Earl Mindell?s Vitamin Bible for the 21st Century (Warner Books, 1999)
Anne Casey,
buyer, Food Fantasies, Springfield, Ill.

  1. Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Bread, all varieties
  2. Ian?s Allergen Free Chicken Nuggets, frozen
  3. Amy?s Spinach Pizza, frozen
  4. Barbara?s Organic Wild Puffs, Caramel
  5. Garden of Eatin? Red Hot Blues Corn Chips
  1. Emerita Pro-Gest Cream
  2. Alacer Corp. Emer?gen-C, all flavors
  3. Solaray Co-Q10
  4. Boerick & Tafel Arniflora Gel
  5. Nature?s Way Glucosamine and Chondroitin
  1. Dr. Bronner?s Peppermint Pure-Castile Soap
  2. Nature?s Gate Herbal Hair Shampoo
  3. Burt?s Bees Lip Shimmers, all shades
  4. Abra Therapeutics Aromasaurus Rex Aromatherapy Bath
  5. Nature?s Gate Fragrance Free Lotion
  1. Tahitian Traders Noni Juice
  2. Divine Beeswax Ear Candles
  3. Aura Cacia Lavender Essential Oil
  4. Desert Essence Tea Tree Oil
  5. Earth Friendly Products Dishmate, Almond
Laura DeWitt,
owner, Brooksville Natural Foods, Brooksville, Fla.

  1. Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Bread, all varieties
  2. Yukon Gold Chips, all flavors
  3. Westbrae WestSoy Rice Milk
  4. Amy?s Frozen Meals, all varieties
  5. Tree of Life Almond Butter
  1. Nature?s Plus Source of Life Multivitamin, capsules
  2. Irwin Naturals Cortisol Appetite Control
  3. Irwin Naturals Green Tea Fat Metabolizer
  4. Solaray L-Theanine
  5. Renew Life CleanseSmart
  1. Avalon Organics Co-Q10 products, entire line
  2. Avalon Organics Biotin B-Complex Shampoo
  3. Kiss My Face Liquid Rock Deodorant, all varieties
  4. Nature?s Gate Gel Mint Toothpaste
  5. Vermont Soaps, bulk
  1. Champion Juicers
  2. Solid Gold Dog Food
  3. Stricker Earcone Candles
  4. Seventh Generation Household Products, all varieties
  5. Prescription for Nutritional Healing (Avery Publishing Group, 2000)
Barry Sherr,
vice president, Chamomile Natural Foods, Danbury, Conn.

  1. Bulk Rolled Oats
  2. Mi-Del Gluten Free Ginger Snaps
  3. Horizon Extra Large Eggs
  4. Bulk Jasmine Rice
  5. Traditional Medicinals Smooth Move Tea
  1. Nature?s Plus Red Yeast Rice, capsules
  2. Chamomile Natural Foods Glucosamine/Chondroitin, private label
  3. Eclectic Institute Inc. Black Cohosh
  4. Carlson Labs Cod Liver Oil, soft gels
  5. Nature?s Plus Animal Parade Children?s Chewable Multivitamin, all flavors
  1. Dr. Bronner?s Peppermint Pure-Castile Soap
  2. Nature?s Gate Rainwater Shampoo
  3. Nature?s Gate Antiseptic Hand Soap
  4. Jason Lavender Body Wash
  5. Tom?s of Maine Natural Deodorant, Calendula
  1. Natracare Feminine Hygiene Products, all varieties
  2. Earth Friendly Products Dishmate, Almond
  3. Organic Essentials Quilted Rounds
  4. Citra-Solv Natural Cleaner and Degreaser
  5. Seventh Generation Chlorine Free Diapers
Tori Butler,
operations manager, Health Food Shoppe of Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, Ind.

  1. Food For Life Ezekiel Breads, all varieties
  2. Rudi?s Organic Breads, all varieties
  3. Namaste Foods Gluten-Free Mixes, all varieties
  4. Canoleo Soft Margarine
  5. Van?s Waffles, all varieties
  1. Natural Factors RX Omega-3 Factors
  2. Natural Factors PGX
  3. Carlson Labs Lemon Cod Liver Oil
  4. KAL Enhanced Energy with Lutein, Iron Free
  5. Superior Source No Shot Methylcobalamin B-12 with Folic Acid
  1. The Soap Works Soaps, all varieties
  2. Avalon Organics Shampoos, all varieties
  3. HOMS Bite Blocker
  4. Giovanni Hair Care Products, all varieties
  5. Nature?s Gate Organics, entire line
  1. Earth Friendly ECOS Liquid Laundry Detergent
  2. Green Forest Paper Products, all varieties
  3. Natural Life Pet Foods, all varieties
  4. Chromalux Light Bulbs
  5. Miracle Yogurt Makers
Joycelyn Menard,
owner, Wild Berry Health Foods, Madison, Ga.

  1. R.W. Knudsen Just Cranberry Juice
  2. Glaceau Smart Water
  3. Pacific Original Almond Milk, low fat
  4. Garden of Eatin? Sesame Blues Chips
  5. Chocolove Chocolate Bars, all varieties
  1. Sovereign Silver Hydrosol
  2. Eclectic Institute Inc. Milk Thistle
  3. Barlean?s Organic Flax Oil, all varieties
  4. Nature?s Plus Source of Life Multivitamins, all varieties
  5. Prevail Eskimo-3 Fish Oil, capsules
  1. Jason Herbal Massage Lotion, all varieties
  2. Burt?s Bees Coconut Foot CrÈme
  3. Masada Bath Salts, all varieties
  4. Tom?s of Maine Toothpaste, all varieties
  5. Kiss My Face Olive Oil Soaps, all varieties
  1. Wally?s Ear Candles
  2. Tea Tree Therapy Mouthwash
  3. Wild Berry Incense, all varieties
  4. The Grit Cookbook (Hill Street Press, 2001)
  5. Ancient Secrets Nasal Cleansing Pot
Cindy Zivic,
manager, The Marketplace, Santa Fe, N.M.

  1. Crystal Geyser Spring Water
  2. Blue Sky Jamaican Ginger Ale
  3. Deep Sea Tongol Tuna, no oil/no salt
  4. Panda Licorice Chews, all varieties
  5. Mi-Del Gluten-Free Ginger Snaps
  1. Alacer Corp. Emer?gen-C, all flavors
  2. New Herbs Digestive Release Guan Curing Pill
  3. Natural Vitality Natural Calm Magnesium Citrate
  4. Garden of Life Primal Defense
  5. Blue Bonnet Vitamin E, capsules
  1. Burt?s Bees Beeswax Lip Balm
  2. Nature?s Gate Mint Toothpaste
  3. Dr. Bronner?s Pure-Castile Liquid Soap, all varieties
  4. Bee and Flower Sandalwood Soap
  5. Thayers Rose Petal Witch Hazel
  1. Seventh Generation Bathroom Tissue
  2. Green Forest Bathroom Tissue
  3. Nature Valley Bathroom Tissue
  4. Bon Ami Polishing Cleanser
  5. Ecover Dishwashing Liquid, Lemon Aloe
Greg and Kris Smith,
owners, Chase?s Natural Foods, Boise, Idaho

  1. Chase?s Natural Almonds, private label
  2. Chase?s Natural Kris?s Simply Scrumptious Trail Mix, private label
  3. Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Bread
  4. NOW Foods Stevia Extract, packets
  5. Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar
  1. Chase?s Natural Multivitamin, private label
  2. KAL Beyond Red Yeast Rice
  3. Solaray Multidophilus
  4. NOW Foods Vitamin E, capsules
  5. Solaray Spectro Multivitamin
  1. KAL Progesterone Cream
  2. NOW Foods Tea Tree Oil
  3. NOW Foods Eucalyptus Oil
  4. Naturade Aloe 80 Cream
  5. Home Health Castor Oil
  1. Ear Candles, all varieties
  2. Bulk Psyllium
  3. Nature?s Way Umcka, all flavors
  4. Prescription for Nutritional Healing (Avery Publishing Group, 2000)
  5. Panda Licorice Soft Chews

Natural Foods Merchandiser volume XXV/number 12/p. 48

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