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
Photo: Manfred Koh
GRAND PRIZE WINNER: Target Market Pantry. Superior creamy texture at a great price—about $2 a pound. This is the butter to stock up on for this year’s holiday-baking marathon.
TASTE TEST AWARDS: Borden. Light, almost fluffy texture that incorporates easily into a recipe.
Whole Foods 365 Organic. A good basic-butter choice if you’re looking for organic.
Wal-Mart Great Value. Clean, clear butter flavor.