It’s the most wonderful time of the year: the Trader Joe’s Annual Customer Choice Awards are here!

Every year the grocery tallies the best and brightest products voted on by local customers and this year’s 12th edition has it all. From repeat winners to newbies on the block, keep reading to see the hottest goodies you won’t want to miss.

FAVORITE OVERALL & ENTREE: Mandarin Orange Chicken

A winner for several years in the running, this Mandarin Orange Chicken is easy on the wallet and is a weeknight dinner saver.

FAVORITE VEGAN/VEGETARIAN ITEM: Soy Chorizo

Taco night is saved, especially for vegetarians! 

FAVORITE SWEET TREAT: Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Good by the handful or if you just need to satisfy your sweet tooth, you can't go wrong with these dark chocolate PB cups.

FAVORITE CHEESE: Unexpected Cheddar

No matter if you prefer it by the block or shredded, Unexpected Cheddar is here to jazz up your meal.

FAVORITE BEVERAGE: Sparkling Black Tea with Peach Juice Beverage

Who needs plain ole iced tea when you can have it with peach juice?

FAVORITE SNACK: Salted Peanut Butter Filled Pretzel Nuggets

Cute and satisfying, these pretzel nuggets are perfect for school lunches.

FAVORITE PRODUCE: Teeny Tiny Avocados

They may be tiny, but they are mighty and delicious.

FAVORITE IN HOME, BATH, & BEAUTY: Scented Candles

Can you ever truly have enough candles?

––Karly Wood

All photos: Courtesy of Trader Joe’s

 

RELATED STORIES

New Trader Joe’s Cookbook Has Recipes for All Your Fave Products

15 Meals from Trader Joe’s That Take 10 Minutes or Less

The 11 Healthiest Breakfast Ideas from Trader Joe’s (According to Experts)