What’s Selling: January 2017

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.

If your store is interested in being included in our What’s Selling Column, e-mail: maxinebogle@wfcinc.com

Corner Health Foods, Mundelein, IL (740 ft²)

SUPPLEMENTS: EuroPharma, Terry Naturally Curamin;
Gaia Herbs, Adrenal Health;
MegaFood, Blood Builder

FOOD: Sahale Snacks, Grab & Go Snacks (Full Line);
Eden Foods, Kamut Pastas (Full Line);
Explore Cuisine, Full Line

HABA: NOW, Essential Oils;
Alaffia, Shea Butter (Full Line);
Desert Essence, Coconut Shampoo

BEVERAGES: Zevia, Soda (Full Line);
GT’s Kombucha, Synergy (Full Line);
Taste Nirvana, Coconut Water (Full Line)

UP & COMING: EuroPharma, Terry Naturally AnxioCalm;
Silver Biotics, Immune System Support;
Primal Kitchen, Dressings (Full Line)

Essential Elements Vitamin & Nutrition Center, Northfield, NJ

Supplements: MegaFood, MegaFlora;
EuroPharma, Terry Naturally Curamin Extra Strength;
Nordic Naturals, Ultimate Omega

FOOD: Betty Lou’s, Nut Butter Balls (Full Line);
RX Bars, Full Line;
Orkla Confectionery & Snacks, Panda Licorice (Full Line)

HABA: Indigo Wild, Zum Bar Goat’s Milk Soap (Full Line);
Dr. Bronner’s, Pure Castile Soap (Full Line);
John Masters Organics, Full Line

BEVERAGES: Reed’s, Ginger Brew;
Bragg’s Live Foods, Organic Apple Cider Vinegar Drinks;
Wholesome Tea Company, LLC, Blue Buddha (Full Line)

UP & COMING: Prebiotics (All Brands)

Lucedale Herb Shop, Lucedale, MS (1,200 ft²)

SUPPLEMENTS:  NOW, Probiotic-10 50 Billion;
Life’s Fortune, Multi-Vitamin & Mineral (Full Line);
Irwin Naturals, EstroPause

FOOD: NOW, Organic Whole, Raw Cashews;
Food for Life, Ezekiel 4:9 Bread (Full Line);
Bob’s Red Mill, Organic Amaranth Grain and Flour

HABA: Nature’s Plus, Herbal Actives Hair, Skin & Nails;
Bluebonnet Nutrition Corps., Biotin Vegetable Capsules (Full Line);
Dr. Bronner’s, Peppermint Pure Castile Liquid Soap

BEVERAGES: R.W. Knudsen Family, Black Cherry Juice Concentrate;
Blue Sky, Cane Sugar Root Beer;
Drink Hydrate, Alkaline Ionized Water

UP & COMING: Health & Wisdom, Magnesium Oil;
Bluebonnet Nutrition Corps., Standardized Turmeric Root
Extract Vegetable Capsules;
CBD Oil Products

Bonanza Health Foods, Billings, MT (2,200 ft²)

SUPPLEMENTS: Liquid Health, NeuroLogic;
Irwin Naturals, Immuno-Shield;
Enzymatic Therapy, L-Theanine

FOOD: My Bread, Ancient Grain with Chia & Flax;
Bell & Evans, Poultry (Full Line);
Tonya’s Gluten Free Kitchen, Full Line

HABA: Mg12, Full Line;
Nature’s Rite, Bruise Strain Tear Repair;
Health Direct, AminoSculpt (Full Line)

BEVERAGES: Kombucha Wonder Drink, Full Line;
Fermented Beverages

UP & COMING: positive Power Nutrition, Cell Power;
Naked Supplements, ProSpinach Appethyl;
Nature’s Way, Alive Ultra-Shake (Full Line)

Sava’s Health Foods, Borger, TX (2,500 ft²)

Supplements: Life’s Fortune, Full Line;
Nutraceuticals, Solaray Provide;
Rainbow Light, Women’s One

FOOD: Food For Life, Ezekiel 4:9 Bread (Full Line);
Late July Snacks, How Sweet Potato It Is Multigrain Tortilla Chips;
Barney Butter, Almond Butter (Full Line)

HABA: Xlear, Xylitol Toothpaste (Full Line);
Tom’s of Maine, Deodorant (Full Line);
Eco-Dent, Toothpowders (Full Line)

BEVERAGES: Blue Sky, Soda (Full Line);
Kombucha Wonder Drink, Asian Pear & Ginger;

UP & COMING: Nutraceuticals, Solaray PQQ;
EuroPharma, Terry Naturally Curamin;
Sovereign Silver, Full Line

Everybody’s Store, Deming, WA (1,000ft²)

SUPPLEMENTS: NOW, Elderberry & Zinc Lozenges;
NOW, Selenium 200 mcg;
NOW, Advanced Gamma E Complex;
Cogent Solutions, Baxyl

FOOD: Landjaeger Sausage (All brands);
Everybody’s Store, Nokkelost

HABA: Country Comfort Herbals, Aloe Vera Herbal Savvy;
Peaceful Mountain, Back and Neck Rescue

BEVERAGES: Humm Kombucha, Full Line;
Bogle Family Vineyards, Sauvignon Blanc;
Fish Brewing Company, Fish Tale Organic India Pale Ale

UP & COMING: North Bay Trading Co., Canadian Organic Wild Rice;
Righteously Raw, Organic Chocolate (Full Line);
Seapoint Farms, Dry Roasted Edamame (Full Line)

Published in WholeFoods Magazine January 2017