When considering what items to keep in stock at your grocery store, you have to look at the most popular products, both for your store and nationwide. While we are all familiar with the biggest brand names, you have to ensure that you are stocking the right brands. 

According to a report from Eat This, Not That!, here are the most popular products sold in grocery stores around the country. It is based on a combination of a YouGov study about the most popular grocery items and a Trader’s Joe consumer survey for most popular products. 

This list is not ranked, but with the combination of information from both store owners and customers, you can be sure that you are stocking the right brands.

 

Meat

  1. Tyson Chicken Nuggets
  2. Oscar Mayer Hot Dogs
  3. Omaha Steaks
  4. Johnsonville Sausage Brats
  5. Perdue Chicken

Frozen Foods

  1. Eggo Waffles
  2. Stouffer’s Mac and Cheese
  3. DiGiorno Pizza
  4. Totino’s Pizza Rolls
  5. Ore-Ida Frozen French Fries

Dairy

  1. Yoplait Yogurt
  2. Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream
  3. Velveeta
  4. Breyers Ice Cream
  5. Sargento Cheese

Canned Goods

  1. Campbell’s Tomato Soup
  2. Progresso Chicken Noodle
  3. StarKist Canned Tuna
  4. Prego Pasta Sauce
  5. Chicken of the Sea
  6. Bertolli Pasta Sauce

Cereal

  1. Quaker Oats
  2. Kellogg’s Froot Loops
  3. Cheerios
  4. Frosted Flakes
  5. Honey Nut Cheerios

Condiments

  1. Heinz Ketchup
  2. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter
  3. Smucker’s Jam
  4. Marie’s Dressing

     

    Drinks

    1. Nesquik
    2. Coffee-Mate
    3. Horizon Organic Milk
    4. Organic Valley Milk
    5. Sparkling Mineral Water

    Candy

    1. M&Ms
    2. Hershey’s Kisses
    3. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
    4. Snickers
    5. Reese’s Pieces

    Baked Goods

    1. Betty Crocker Cake Mix
    2. Hostess CupCake
    3. Bisquick

    Cookies

    1. Oreos
    2. Chips Ahoy! Chocolate Chip Cookies
    3. Pillsbury Slice and Bake Cookies
    4. Nestle Toll House Cookie Dough
    5. Nabisco Teddy Grahams

    Snacks

    1. Ritz Crackers
    2. Snyder’s of Hanover Pretzels
    3. Cheetos
    4. Cheez-It Crackers
    5. Jif Peanut Butter
    6. Chex Mix

    Chips

    1. Lay’s Potato Chips
    2. Fritos
    3. Pringles
    4. Frito-Lay Ruffles
    5. Doritos

     

     

    Key Takeaways

    • Have the right products in your store to encourage higher sales and greater customer satisfaction.
    • This list enumerates the most popular brand products in American grocery stores based on consumer and grocer information.

    If you want to keep your customers happy and increase your profits, you have to have the right items in stock at your grocery store. When customers shop at your store, they should find exactly what they are looking for, and these products are most likely want they want.

    Author: George Goodwin

    George Goodwin is a Marketing Director for IT Retail POS solution. He has a background in marketing for health food grocery stores and online software. He is a 3rd generation grocer who has worked on business partnerships, social media, website SEO, and content writing. George graduated as a student-athlete in Economics and English from the University of California, Riverside. With a post-graduate degree from Graduate Institution of Biblical Studies.