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.

2010 Taste Test Awards: Grocery Category Winners

Our judges ate their way through 200 foods to find these winners—our picks for the best products on grocery store aisles nationwide. By Cindy Hatcher


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Best Long-Grain Brown Rice
Photo: Manfred Koh

Long-Grain Brown Rice

GRAND PRIZE WINNER: Lundberg Family Farms. Complex, nutty full-grain taste and a hearty chew. The grains remained plump and separated after cooking—a real virtue in a variety of rice that typically cooks for an hour.

TASTE TEST AWARD: Arrowhead Mills Organic. Big, moist grains with a hint of popcorn flavor.


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