Trader Joe’s has announced its 12th Annual Customer Choice Awards! The long-running program is a fascinating look inside Trader Joe’s successful private brand program and what its customers buy.

FAVORITE OVERALL:

Mandarin Orange Chicken
Orange you glad it’s dinnertime?

Runners-Up:
Everything But The Bagel Seasoning Blend
Cauliflower Gnocchi
Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups
Unexpected Cheddar

FAVORITE VEGAN/VEGETARIAN ITEM:

Soy Chorizo
Time to level up taco night.

Runners-Up:
Vegan Kale, Cashew & Basil Pesto
Cauliflower Gnocchi
Vegetable Fried Rice
Vegan Banana Bread With Walnuts

FAVORITE SWEET TREAT:

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups
Bake them into peanut butter cookies for a scrumptious, sweet-salty treat.

Runners-Up:
Hold the Cone! Mini Ice Cream Cones
Sublime Ice Cream Sandwiches
O&H Danish Kringle*
Brookie

*Available flavor(s) will vary seasonally

FAVORITE CHEESE:

Unexpected Cheddar
Your weeknight mac will never be the same.

Runners Up:
English Cheddar with Caramelized Onions
Wild Blueberry & Vanilla Chèvre
Creamy Toscano Soaked in Syrah
Baked Lemon Ricotta*

*Seasonal

FAVORITE BEVERAGE:

Sparkling Black Tea with Peach Juice Beverage
Sip solo or pair with bourbon for a cooling sweet tea cocktail.

Runners-Up:
Sparkling Honeycrisp Apple Juice Beverage*
Non-Dairy Oat Beverages
Cold Brew Concentrate
Spiced Cider*

*Seasonal

FAVORITE SNACK:

Salted Peanut Butter Filled Pretzel Nuggets
Year after year, these salty snacks are voted a Customer and Crew Favorite.

Runners-Up:
Organic Corn Chip Dippers & Organic Elote Corn Chip Dippers
Plantain Chips
Chili & Lime Rolled Corn Tortilla Chips
Bamba

FAVORITE PRODUCE:

Teeny Tiny Avocados
No surprise here: our Crew Members love them, too!

Runners-Up:
Bananas
Honeycrisp Apples
Organic Arugula
Broccoli & Kale Slaw Kit

FAVORITE ENTRÉE:

Mandarin Orange Chicken
Have you ever made it like this?

Runners-Up:
Joe’s Diner Mac ‘n Cheese
Chicken Tikka Masala
Cauliflower Gnocchi
Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Butter & Sage

FAVORITE IN HOME, BATH, & BEAUTY:

Scented Candles*
Nothing holds a candle to TJ’s Seasonal Scented Candles! Wanna see how they’re made? Check it out.

Runners Up:
Grapefruit & Lemon Hand Sanitizer Spray
Ultra Moisturizing Hand Creams*
Rose Water Facial Toner*
Shea Butter & Coconut Oil Hair Mask

*Available scent(s) will vary seasonally