What's Selling: November 2012

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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 (1,400 ft2)

SUPPLEMENTS: Essential Source, B12 Strips;
Carlson Labs, Elite Omega-3 Gems;
Nutraceutical Corp., Solaray Multidophilus 12

FOOD: Bragg, Apple Cider Vinegar;
Garden of Life, Extra Virgin Coconut Oil;
NutriBiotic, Rice Protein (Full line)

HBC: NutriBiotic, Super Shower Gels;
Lotus Brands, Nature’s Alchemy Essential Oils;
American Biotech Labs, ASAP Ultimate Skin and Body Care

BEVERAGES: Zevia, Natural Sodas;
REED’S, Inc., Virgil’s Cream Soda;
R.W. Knudsen, Organic Pear Juice

UP & COMING: Essential Source, Raspberry Ketone;
Healing Leaf, Eye of Newt Wart and Skin Tag Solution;
Antioxidant Berry Powders (All brands)

 

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

SUPPLEMENTS: Nordic Naturals, Full line;
Barlean’s, Omega Swirl;
Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) (All brands)

FOOD: Bison and Kobe Beef Burgers (All brands);
Sunny Bridge Natural Foods, Sunny Bakes Cinnamon Swirl Bread;
Sunny Bridge Natural Foods, Twinklets

HBC: Magnesium Oil (All brands);
Dr. Bronner’s, Soaps;
Deodorant Stones, LLC, Thai Crystal Deodorant Stone

BEVERAGES:  Mamma Chia, Chia Drinks;
Raw Goat and Cow Milks;
Millennium Products, Inc., Synergy

UP & COMING: Vega, Sport Performance Protein;
Kaia Foods, Full Line;
Ostrich Meat (All brands)

 

 Southeast:
Perfect Balance Organics, Weeki Wachee, FL

SUPPLEMENTS: TYFitness, B.P. Balance;
ReNew Life, Probiotics;
New Chapter, Bone Strength Take Care

FOOD: Bubbies, Old Fashioned Sauerkraut;
Kaia Foods Inc., Alive & Radiant Kale Krunch;
Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery, Breads

HBC: Beeswax Ear Candles (All brands);
Boiron, Arnicare Gel;
Aubrey Organics, Sea Buckthorn Nourishing Bath Bar

BEVERAGES: Amy & Brian Naturals, Coconut Juice with Pulp;
Le Vai, Water;
Millennium Products, Inc., GT’s Kombucha

UP & COMING: Gluten Free (All products);
Quinoa (Bulk);
Chia Seeds (Bulk)

 

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

SUPPLEMENTS: Nature’s Way, Alive! (Full Line);
Nature’s Way, EfaGold Coconut Oil;
Wakunaga of America, Kyo-Dophilus 9

FOOD: Udi’s Gluten Free, Breads;
Rudi’s Gluten Free Bakery, Breads;
Turtle Mountain, So Delicious Coconut Milk “Ice Creams”

HBC: MyChelle Dermaceuticals, Fruit Enzyme Cleanser;
Nubian Heritage, African Black Soap;
Dr. Bronner’s, Liquid Soap

BEVERAGES: Zevia, Natural Sodas;
R.W. Knudsen Family, Just Tart Cherry;
Ice Age, Water

UP & COMING: Nature’s Way, Curica Pain Relief;
Nature’s Way, Liquid Coconut Premium Oil;
Frontera Foods, Grilling Marinades

 

Southwest:
To Your Health, Fountain Hills, AZ

SUPPLEMENTS: To Your Health, Fibro-Care;
To Your Health, Fibro-Care Cal;
To Your Health, Fibro-Ubiquinol

FOOD: thinkThin, Brownie Crunch Protein Bar;
thinkThin, Chocolate Espresso Protein Bar

HBC: derma e, Firming Cleanser with DMAE, Alpha Lipoic and C-Ester;
derma e, Firming Moisturizer;
derma e, Firming Serum

UP & COMING: NOW Foods, Tru-C BioComplex;
derma e, Evenly Radiant Dark Circle Eye Crème;
derma e, Skin Lighten

 

West:
Health Hut, Brentwood, CA (1,200 ft2)

SUPPLEMENTS: Life’s Fortune (All products);
Weight Loss (All brands);
Nature’s Plus, Children’s Supplements (Full line)

FOOD: Udi’s Gluten Free (All products);
Food Directions Inc., Tinkyada Rice Pasta;
Ian’s, Allergy-Friendly Chicken Nuggets

HBC: Bell Lifestyle Products Inc., #60 Clear Skin;
Dixie Health, Inc., Dermal K Clarifying Cream;
Wally’s Natural, Hollow Candles

BEVERAGES: Zevia, All Natural Sodas;
Guayaki, Yerba Mate;
Herbal Tea (All brands)

UP & COMING: Chia Seeds (All brands);
Green Coffee Bean Extract (All brands)

 

Published in WholeFoods Magazine, November 2012