What's Selling: August 2012

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WholeFoods Magazine Staff
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What’s Selling is a monthly review of the best-selling products determined from unit sales at six natural products stores around the country, rotated from a base of selected stores. The intention is to provide indications of sales trends.

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Midwest:
Alternative Health Foods, Waterford, MI (1,200 ft2)

SUPPLEMENTS: Nature’s Way, Myco Defense;
Nature’s Way, Olive Leaf;
Nature’s Way, Fenu-Thyme

FOOD: Carob Almonds (Bulk);
Organic Seeds and Nuts (Bulk);
Dancing Star, Chunks of Energy Mixed Berry (Bulk)

HBC: Nature’s Gate, Pomegranate Sunflower Skin Defense Lotion;
Naturtint, Hair Color;
JASON, Natural Sunscreen

BEVERAGES: Oogave, Agave Root Beer;
Orgain, RTD Protein Shakes;
Millennium Products, GT’s Kombucha with Chia

UP & COMING: New Chapter, Wholemega Whole Fish Oil;
French Transit, Crystal ROCK Deodorant Body Sprays; Raaw Foods International, Juices

 

Northeast:
Kulp Clinical Nutrition Center, Reading, PA (2,000 ft2)

SUPPLEMENTS: Glutathione (All brands);
Vitamin C (All brands);
Advanced Naturals, Total Body RAPID Detox

FOOD: Chebe, GF Bread Mixes;
Glenny’s, GF Oatmeal Cookies;
Tri-Color Couscous (All brands)

HBC: Handmade Soap;
Tom’s of Maine, Toothpaste;
PeerToPeer Media, Varisi Nail Fungus Solutions

BEVERAGES: Lakewood, Carrot Juice;
Lakewood, Tart Cherry Blend;
Honeydrop, Blood Orange Juice

UP & COMING: Twinlab, Omega-3 Cardio Krill Oil;
Nature’s Way, Red Yeast Rice

 

 Southeast:
Mother Earth Foods, Parkersburg, WV (3,000 ft2)

SUPPLEMENTS: Nature’s Way, Alive! Multivitamins;
Flexcin International, Inc., Flexcin with CM8;
 Natural Factors, SlimStyles PGX Ultra Matrix Plus Soothe Digest

FOOD: Food For Life, Ezekiel 4:9 Breads;
Organic Coconut Oil (All brands);
Evamor, Natural Artesian Water

HBC: Bulk Ear Candles (All brands);
Chandrika, Soaps;
XyliFresh, Toothpastes

BEVERAGES: Reed’s Inc., Ginger Brew;
Naked Juice Co., Coconut Water;
Eden Foods, Edensoy Vanilla

UP & COMING: EuroPharma, Curamin;
Vitamin K12 (All brands);
Resveratrol (All brands)

 

Northwest:
Wealth of Health, Idaho Falls, ID (4,500 ft2)

SUPPLEMENTS: Nature’s Way, Alive! Line;
Twinlab, OcuGuard Plus;
Source Naturals, Relora

FOOD: Udi’s Gluten Free, Breads;
Glutenfreeda, Burritos;
Bakery on Main, Granolas

HBC: Mineral Fusion, Cosmetics;
Nubian Heritage, Bar Soaps;
Larenim Mineral, Cosmetics

BEVERAGES: Zevia, All-Natural Sodas;
Zukay Live Foods, Kvass Cultured Probiotic Veggie Drink;
Millennium Products, GT’s Kombucha

UP & COMING: Nature’s Way, Curica Pain Relief;
Source Naturals, Green Coffee Extract;
Nature’s Way, CalmAid

 

Southwest:
Sterling Health Foods, Sterling, CO (1,500 ft2)

SUPPLEMENTS: Irwin Naturals, Only One Liquid-Gel Multi;
MegaFood, One Daily Multi-Vitamins;
Pure Essence Labs, One ‘n’ Only Effects

FOOD: Udi’s Gluten Free, Breads, Muffins;
Rudi’s Gluten Free Bakery, Breads

HBC: Nature’s Way, Arniflora Arnica Gel;
Xlear, Nasal Sprays;
First Fishery, Seagate Olive Leaf Nasal Spray

BEVERAGES: Honest Tea, Honey Green Tea;
Coconut Water (All brands);
Kombucha (All brands)

UP & COMING: Nelson Bach USA, RESCUE Remedy Spray;
Derma E, DMAE Alpha Lipoic C-Ester
Retexturizing Crème;
Lumina Health Products, Cellfood

 

West:
Cornucopia Community Market, Carmel, CA (5,600 ft2

SUPPLEMENTS: Vitamin D3 Supplements (All brands);
Health Aid America, LiverVital;
Garden of Life, Perfect Food RAW

FOOD: Freeland Foods, Go Raw Line;
Cadia, Popcorns;
Coconut Secret, Coconut Bars

HBC: Acure Organics, Facial Care Products;
W.S. Badger Co., Sunscreen;
Desert Essence, Coconut Shampoo and Conditioner

BEVERAGES: Millennium Products, GT’s Kombucha;
Coconut Water (All brands);
Ayu Drinks, Ayu Herbal Infusions

UP & COMING: Acure Organics, Shampoos;
Acure Organics, Conditioners;
Acure Organics, Argan Oil 

 

Published in WholeFoods Magazine, August 2012