The Best Trader Joe's Products of the Year, According to Customers

POPSUGAR Photography | Erin Cullum
POPSUGAR Photography | Erin Cullum

Whether it's the low prices, gourmet pickings, or healthy options, there's plenty to love about Trader Joe's. In fact, customers are so enthusiastic about the grocery chain that living within close proximity to a Trader Joe's could even boost your home's value! While we've rounded up our top Trader Joe's products for busy people, salad-lovers, health nuts, and kids, Trader Joe's annual customer choice awards lists the very best products each year by popular vote. The people have spoken, and the very best products of 2017 have been announced! Grab your shopping list and be sure to pick these products up during your next Trader Joe's run!

Favorite Overall:

Mandarin Orange Chicken

Runners Up:
Everything But the Bagel Seasoning, Unexpected Cheddar, Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups, Cookie Butter

Favorite Bakery:

Almond Kringle (seasonal)

Runners Up:
Sliced French Brioche, Chocolate Brooklyn Babka, Sliced Sourdough Bread, Organic Baguette

Favorite Beverage:

Spiced Cider (seasonal)

Runners Up:
Brewed Ginger Beer, Wine. All Of It., Sparkling Mineral Water, Triple Ginger Brew (seasonal)

Favorite Candy:

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Runners Up:
Scandinavian Swimmers, Dark Chocolate Covered Almonds, English Toffee (seasonal), Dark Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans

Favorite Cheese:

Unexpected Cheddar

Runners Up:
Double Cream Brie, Cheddar Cheese With Caramelized Onions, Smoked Gouda, Pub Cheese

Favorite Coffee:

Cold Brew Coffee Concentrate

Runners Up:
French Roast, Wintry Blend (seasonal), Pumpkin Spice (seasonal), Organic Fair Trade Sumatra

Favorite Condiment:

Organic Ketchup

Runners Up:
Green Dragon Hot Sauce, Sweet Chili Sauce, Everything But the Bagel Seasoning, Organic Sriracha & Roasted Garlic BBQ Sauce

Favorite Frozen Appetizer:


Runners Up:
Spinach & Artichoke Dip, Chicken Gyoza Potstickers, Vegetable Bird's Nests, Bacon Wrapped Scallops (seasonal)

Favorite Frozen Dessert:

Hold The Cone! Mini Vanilla Ice Cream Cones

Runners Up:
New York Deli Style Cheesecake, Macarons Variés, Key Lime Pie (seasonal), Sublime Ice Cream Sandwiches

Favorite Frozen Entree:

Mandarin Orange Chicken

Runners Up:
Joe's Diner Mac 'n Cheese, Chicken Tikka Masala, Hatch Chile Mac 'n Cheese, Kung Pao Chicken

Favorite Health/Beauty:

Tea Tree Tingle Shampoo

Runners Up:
Coconut Body Butter, Honey Mango Shave Cream, Organic Argan Oil, Jojoba Oil

Favorite Holiday:

Candy Cane Joe-Joe's (seasonal)

Runners Up (seasonal):
Mini Dark Chocolate Mint Stars, Dark Chocolate Covered Peppermint Joe-Joe's, Jingle Jangle, Panettone

Favorite Home:


Runners Up:
Lavender Dryer Bags, Liquid Laundry Detergent, Pop Up Sponges, Bath Tissue

Favorite Meal on the Go:

Black Bean & Jack Cheese Burrito

Runners Up:
Cubano Seasoned Wrap, Tofu Spring Rolls, Joe's Diner Mac 'n Cheese, Southwest Salad

Favorite Meat/Meatless:

Soy Chorizo

Runners Up
Meatless Meatballs, Spatchcocked Lemon Rosemary Chicken, Carne Asada, Uncured Applewood Smoked Bacon

Favorite Produce:


Runners Up:
Avocados, Teeny Tiny Avocados, Riced Cauliflower, Brussels Sprouts

Favorite Snack:

Peanut Butter Pretzels

Runners Up:
Organic Corn Chip Dippers, Roasted Plantain Chips, Cornbread Crisps, World's Puffiest White Cheddar Corn Puffs

Favorite Pumpkin:

Organic Pumpkin (seasonal)

Runners Up (seasonal):
Pumpkin Butter, Pumpkin Bread & Muffin Mix, Pumpkin Pancake Mix, Pumpkin Ice Cream