Taste Test: Our Guide to the Best Products at the Supermarket

There are tens of thousands of products on supermarket shelves; let us help you pick the best—in both taste and nutrition. After booting out foods that don't fit our nutrition standards, products are served to a Cooking Light staff tasting panel for blind taste tests. Here are the winning products in a variety of categories.

2013 Taste Test Awards: Fast, Convenient Foods

We chose our top 41 supermarket foods in 20 categories. By: Cindy Hatcher

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Coconut Ice Bars
Photo: Randy Mayor

Coconut Ice Bars

GRAND PRIZE WINNER: Blue Bell Fruit Bars in Coconut

There's big coconut flavor here with lots of coconut flakes to chew on, balanced by a creamy, soft bite of the ice. Indulgent and luscious with deeply toasty notes of coconut.

TASTE TEST AWARD: Edy's/Dreyer's Outshine Coconut Waters with Pineapple

A lighter-tasting, icier option, it's more muted from a coconut angle, but the addition of pineapple yields a refreshing piña colada flavor.





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