It’s that time of year again: the Trader Joe’s 10th Annual Customer Choice Awards! The company sets this time of year aside every year so that shoppers can vote on their favorite Trader Joe’s products, on categories like favorite overall item, favorite bakery, beverage, candy, cheese, coffee and tons more.

We’ve showcased the top six picks customers voted on this year. You can check out the rest of the winners list over at Trader Joe’s.

Favorite Overall & Favorite Entree: Trader Joe’s Mandarin Chicken

Trader Joe’s Mandarin Chicken has been the winner for both of these categories several years in a row, and if you’ve ever tried it you’ll know why. The delicious dinner is perfectly seasoned, comes with delicious sauce and whips up in no time.


Favorite Beverage: Trader Joe’s Sparkling Waters

Give us all the flavors of Trader Joe’s Sparkling Waters. They have zero calories and are made with natural flavors like cranberry, grapefruit and pineapple.


Favorite Dessert: Mini Vanilla Ice Cream Cones

The cute Hold the Cone! Mini Vanilla Ice Cream Cones take home the gold this year for the best dessert. While they come in plenty of seasonal flavors (we miss you already, pumpkin ginger!), the vanilla finds its way into freezers all year long.

Favorite Cheese: Trader Joe’s Unexpected Cheddar 

With so many options when it comes to cheese at Trader Joe’s, this category was probably packed with votes. However the Unexpected Cheddar stood out with its aged premium cheddar and just a touch of parmesan. Pass the crackers!

Favorite Bakery: Danish Kringle

While Trader Joe’s isn’t the only store to sell the delightful Danish Kringle, it’s a customer fave. The $8 pastry sells out quick on the daily and it comes in seasonal flavors like pumpkin.


Favorite Seasonal: Candy Cane Joe Joe’s

No surprise here––the Candy Cane Joe Joe’s are a staple in homes come Christmas. The traditional cookie is kicked up a notch with crumbled candy canes mixed in the filling and every bite tastes like a Christmas wish come true.


––Karly Wood

Feature photo courtesy of Trader Joe’s



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