The ballots are in. The votes are tallied. And now without further ado, we are thrilled to share with you the winners of the 2014 WholeFoods Natural Choice Awards.

Ice cream sales generate big dollars in the United States. $10 billion, to be exact, in 2011 (1). Manufacturers in the competitive ice cream space are pulling out all the stops to grab their piece of the pie (à la mode, of course). The results are some pretty unique high-end gourmet products that are far from vanilla. We’re seeing outside-the-carton ingredients and flavor combinations like herbs and salty-sweet varieties that have piqued the interest of shoppers. And the cherry on top are premium ingredients that bring products to new levels in terms of flavor and social responsibility.

Late July Organic Snacks has launched Restaurant Style Organic Tortilla Chips, available in Sea Salt and Chia & Quinoa. The chips are certified USDA organic and Non-GMO Project Verified.

New Sprout Rise Morning Multigrain Crunch Bites are part of Sprout Foods’ new Sprout Rise collection of healthy breakfast foods for the family. The bite-sized, organic cereal is made with whole grains, is high in protein and fiber and is filled with real fruit and vegetables. Flavors include Red Berry & Beet, Orange Fruit & Carrot and Purple Berry & Carrot.

The Veri Soda Company has a new line of USDA organic, non-GMO sodas. Sweetened with organic cane sugar and stevia, Veri soft drinks are made with fruit juices and sparkling water, and contain 60 calories per can. Veri sodas come in Cola, Orange, Lemon Lime and Ginger Ale. SRP for a four-pack: $4.99.

Made from organic bananas, Barnana Original Chewy Banana Bites are a raw vegan snack. Banana Bites are certified organic and contain high amounts of fiber and potassium, as well as over 20 vitamins and minerals. Barnana also makes Chewy Chocolate Banana Bites, covered in organic dark chocolate. Barnana snacks are non-GMO and Kosher.

Blue Monkey Coconut Collection has introduced 100% natural coconut chips. These fiber-rich baked chips come in three flavors: original, wasabi and ginger. They contain no sugar and are lightly sweetened with coconut nectar. Other Blue Monkey products include coconut water, coconut + guava juice and instant coconut water mix.

Cherry Licorice Drops are the newest addition to the Lovely Candy Co. line of gluten-free and organic candies. Lovely candies are kosher certified and contain no artificial ingredients or corn syrup. Other varieties include Superfruit Chews, Fruit Chews, Chocolate Swirl Caramels and Chewy Original Caramels. Cherry Licorice drops come in 3.25 oz bags.

Activate, powered by Solgar vitamins, introduced three new flavors to its line of vitamin-enhanced beverages. Added to the Balance varieties are Cucumber Lemonade, Peach Mango and Strawberry Watermelon. Vitamins are stored in the unique twist cap and are dispersed through the beverage once opened. The company says its research shows that vitamins lose potency when sitting in water. The products are sugar free, have zero calories and include vitamins C, A, B5 and B12.