How Many of Your Favorites Are Trader Joe’s 2016 Customer Favorites?

Last month, Trader Joe’s released the results of its eighth annual Customer Choice Awards, where customers are asked to vote for their favorite TJ’s items, from pantry staples to freezer aisle favorites. While you can’t quite vote yet for 2017, maybe these items will inspire a little motivation to see your own favorites on this list. 

Drumroll, please! Here are the winners. 

Favorite Overall: Trader Ming’s Mandarin Orange Chicken

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Runners Up:

Cookie Butter

Joe’s Diner Mac ‘n Cheese

Triple Ginger Snaps

Pound Plus 72% Dark Chocolate

Favorite Bakery: Soft Pretzel Stick

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Runners Up:

Almond Ring Danish

Sourdough Bread


Organic French Baguette

Favorite Beverage: Spiced Cider

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Runners Up:

Triple Ginger Brew

Winter Wassail

100% Honey Crisp Unfiltered Apple Cider

100% Cranberry Juice

Favorite Candy: Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

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Runners Up:

Dark Chocolate-Covered Almonds

Scandinavian Swimmers

English Toffee

Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels

Favorite Cheese: Unexpected Cheddar

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Runners Up:

Triple Creme Brie

1000 Day Gouda

Sharp Cheddar Pub Cheese

Goat Cheese Log

Favorite Coffee: Cold Brew Coffee Concentrate

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Runners Up:

French Roast Coffee

Wintry Blend

Kona Coffee

Joe’s Dark

Favorite Condiment: Organic Ketchup

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Runners Up:

Green Dragon Hot Sauce

Thai Sweet Chile Sauce

Aioli Garlic Mustard

Hatch Valley Salsa

Favorite Frozen: Mandarin Orange Chicken

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Runners Up:

Joe’s Diner Mac ’n Cheese

Riced Cauliflower

Hatch Chile Mac ’n Cheese

Chocolate Croissants

Favorite Home/Bath: Tea Tingle Shampoo

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Runners Up:

Coconut Body Butter

Pumpkin Body Butter

Head to Toe Balm

Lavender Dryer Sachets

Favorite Meat(less): Soy Chorizo

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Runners Up:

Meatless Meatballs

Ground Turkey

Chicken Sausage

Grass-Fed Angus Beef

Favorite Produce: Bananas

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Runners Up:


Brussels Sprouts

Riced Cauliflower


Favorite Salad: Wild Arugula Salad

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Runners Up:

Baby Spinach

Cruciferous Crunch

Butter Lettuce

Healthy 8 Chopped Vegetables

Favorite Snack: Peanut Butter Pretzels

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Runners Up:

Organic Corn Chip Dippers

Plantain Chips

World’s Puffiest White Cheddar

Kettle Corn

Favorite Pumpkin: Pumpkin Butter

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Runners Up:

Pumpkin Bread & Muffin Mix

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bread & Muffin Mix

Organic Canned Pumpkin

This Pumpkin Walks Into a Bar Cereal Bars

Favorite Customer: You

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No contest!

How many of your favorites made this list? Let us know!

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