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.

Drinks and Beverages

Find Taste Test winners in the beverage category, from orange juice to tequila.

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Orange Juice Cartons: Florida Natural and Tropicana

Taste Test: The Best Orange Juice

We tried 9 brands of the pulp-free variety.


Best Store-Bought Tequila

Best Tequilas

Tequila matches scotch in price—and deliciousness.


Best Store-Bought Cranberry and Pomegranate Juices

Best of the Crans and Poms

We sampled 21 pomegranate and cranberry juices to bring you our faves.


Best Light Beers

Taste Test: Light Beers

All light beers claim real-beer flavor. These four quenched best.


Best Big-Brand Coffee

Best Big-Brand Coffees

We sampled 34 coffees from nationally available brands. Find out which beans we deemed the best.

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