What's Selling: March 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:
Sweet Meadows Natural Market, Raymore, MO (1,000 ft2)

SUPPLEMENTS: Carlson Labs, Elite Omega-3 Gems;
Nature’s Secret, Super Cleanse;
Solaray, Multidophilus 12

FOOD: Food For Life, Ezekiel 4:9 Breads;
Woodstock, Organic Dark Chocolate Almonds;
Xlear, Spry Cinnamon Gum

HBC: Nature’s Alchemy, Lavender Essential Oil;
Jason Natural Products, Biotin Shampoo & Conditioner;
Aura Cacia, Sweet Almond Oil

BEVERAGES: Essentia, Water;
Cell-Nique, Pomegranate Super Green Drink;
Vita Coco, 100% Pure Coconut Water

UP & COMING: Nature’s Plus, T Male Capsules;
Garden of Life, RAW Protein, RAW Meal;
Garden of Life, Minami MorEPA Platinum 

 

Northeast:
Sunny Bridge Natural Foods, McMurray, PA (4,500 ft2)

SUPPLEMENTS: Cogent Solutions Group, LLC, Baxyl;
Barlean’s Organic Oils, Flax Oils;
Turmeric (All Brands)

FOOD: Udi’s Gluten Free Foods, Bread;
Low-Carb Bagels (All Brands);
Eggs (Local)

HBC: Health and Wisdom, Magnesium Oil;
Clearly Natural, Glycerine Soaps;
Miracle II, Soaps

BEVERAGES: Zevia, All-Natural Sodas;
Millennium Products, GT’s Kombucha;
Reed’s Inc., Virgil’s Root Beer

UP & COMING: Turtle Island Foods, Inc., Tofurky;
Pounds Turkey Farm, Turkey Products

 

Southeast:
The Whole Store, Murphy, NC (2,400 ft2)

SUPPLEMENTS: Source of Life, Multivitamins;
Planetary Herbals, Full Spectrum Ashwagandha;
The Whole Store, Super Sonic

FOOD: Hicks Honey Farm, Honey;
Pamela’s Products, Chunky Chocolate Chip Cookies;
Chocolove, Almonds & Sea Salt in Dark Chocolate

HBC: Desert Essence, Tea Tree Oil Mouthwash;
Derma E, Lavender Hand & Body Moisture Therapy;
MillCreek Botanicals, Biotin Shampoo

BEVERAGES: Reed’s Inc., Ginger Brews;
The Whole Store, Turtle Frame Tea;
The Whole Store, Sleepy Owl Tea

UP & COMING: The Whole Store, Host Cleanser;
The Whole Store, Backyard Remedies DVDs;
The Whole Store, Ivy Wonder 

 

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

SUPPLEMENTS: Nature’s Way, Alive! Line;
Nordic Naturals, Ultimate Omega;
Kyolic, Aged Garlic Extract

FOOD: Glutenfreeda, Burritos;
Blue Diamond Almonds, Nut Chips;
Bob’s Red Mill, Gluten Free Mixes

HBC: Giovanni, Shampoos;
MyChelle Dermaceuticals, Full Line;
CamoCare Organics, Full Line

BEVERAGES: Millennium Products, GT’s Kombucha;
Blue Diamond Almonds, Almond Breeze Milk;
Turtle Mountain, So Delicious Milks

UP & COMING: Kyolic, Formula 110;
Nature’s Way, Curica Pain Relief;
EuroPharma, Curamin 

 

Southwest:
Health Nutts, Granbury, TX (1,500 ft2)

SUPPLEMENTS: Jarrow, Jarro-Dophilus EPS;
Nordic Naturals, Ultimate Omega;
Doctor’s Best, Best CoQ10

FOOD: NOW Foods, Oat Bran;
SweetLeaf, Stevia Sweeteners;
Ancient Harvest, Pastas

HBC: Crystal, Deodorants;
NOW Foods, Sweet Almond Oil;
Tea Tree Oil (All Brands)

BEVERAGES: Sweet Leaf, Teas;
R.W. Knudsen Family, Spritzers;
Zevia, All Natural Sodas 

 

West:
Nature’s Way Health Foods, Inc., La Verne, CA (3,000 ft2)

SUPPLEMENTS: Source of Life, GOLD Tablets & Liquids;
Nature’s Way, Sytrinol Cholesterol Control;
Dr. Ohhira’s Probiotics, Essential Living Oils

FOOD: Bob’s Red Mill, Flaxseed Meal and Grains;
Boulder Canyon, Rice & Bean Snack Chips with Adzuki Beans;
Galaxy Nutritional Foods, Vegan Cheese Slices

HBC: Dr. Bronner’s, Liquid Soaps and Lotions;
Burt’s Bees, Lip Balms and Baby Lotions;
Mayumi, Squalane Hand & Body Skin Therapy Lotion

BEVERAGES: Alka Products, Alka Power;
Millennium Products, GT’s Kombucha

UP & COMING: BioRevival, Night D Night;
Reserveage Organics, Resveratrol;
BioRevival, Mood D