Apr 22, 2021 Margaret Thacker

The Top Products Sold In Grocery Stores


When considering what items to keep in stock at your grocery store, you have to look at the Top products ( most popular ), 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 the 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.


  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


  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


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


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


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


  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


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


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


  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.

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