These Are the Most Popular Trader Joe’s Products, According to Customers

It’s no secret Trader Joe’s has a cult following. From heat and eat meals and fun florals, to unique products you can’t find anywhere else, it can be hard to know where to start as a TJ’s newbie.

Luckily, the grocer has revealed it’s 13th Annual Customer Choice Awards: the yearly rundown on fan faves that take the cake. Continuing in the pandemic tradition, many of the items are the same as last year, but that just goes to show you can always count on Trader’s for your go-to groceries. Keep reading to see who took home the prizes.

Favorite Overall: Mandarin Orange Chicken & Entree

A winner for the last several years, this tasty frozen dish makes you a superstar at the stove. Kids and parents will love the saucy meal that pairs great with frozen rice that heats in three minutes.

Favorite Beverage: Non Dairy Oat Beverage

Honestly, we aren't sure how this product over-performed and beat out ginger beer and spiced apple cider, but now we've got to try it.

Favorite Vegan/Vegetarian Item: Soy Chorizo

2021 called, it wants its soy chorizo back! This vegetarian friendly item is a winner again for the new year.

Favorite Cheese: Unexpected Cheddar

When it comes to Trader Joe's, we're just here for the cheese. Like last year, Unexpected Cheddar is the big cheese.

Favorite Snack: Peanut Butter Filled Pretzel Nuggets

These nuggets of goodness continue to be a fan fave. Perfect for snacks or pairing with a glass of wine, they're filling and pack a salty punch!

Favorite Sweet/Dessert: Chocolate Chip Hold the Cone

Hold the Cone Ice Cream treats won favorite dessert in Trader Joe's customer choice awards in 2023

So cute and so perfect for a mom trying to inhale a dessert before her kids catch her.

You can check out the rest of the winners at

––Karly Wood

All photos: Courtesy of Trader Joe’s



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