Food Network Magazine's 2020 Supermarket Awards
Blue popcorn! Pickle salsa! Giant cereal! Here are the most exciting new finds at the grocery store.
Grocery shopping is an essential part of our daily lives, perhaps now more than ever before! Whether you're still heading out to your favorite supermarket chain to buy your groceries in person, or you're placing an order for all your favorite finds online via Instacart or Amazon Fresh, you've probably noticed one or two new products here and there. In their September issue, Food Network Magazine searched high and low for all the newest snacks, condiments, drinks and sweets available for purchase right now, and boy, oh boy, did they find some innovative and delicious ones. Keep reading to see what you should add the next time you head over to the "check out" line (or button.)
This pickle and bell pepper condiment is a cross between salsa and relish: It’s as good on a hot dog as it is on a chip.
These nuts are insanely addictive, thanks to a garlicky, dill pickle–flavored spice mix.
These jumbo-size smoked pork, chicken and beef sticks have just a hint of pickle flavor.
Best New Crossover Soda
Dr Pepper’s first permanent spin-off in more than a decade tastes like the original with a touch of vanilla.
Best New Dessert Hybrid
If the hole in the middle of these ice cream bars doesn’t get the message across, the doughnut-inspired flavors will: They come in Boston cream, chocolate and frosted strawberry.
This fun treat tastes like cotton candy — and pops up blue!
These tropical-flavored pudding cups bring the mermaid trend to lunch boxes.
What color is marshmallow flavor? According to Luigi’s, it’s purple and blue!
Best New Ramen Shortcut
Making a big bowl of noodles is a lot easier when you start with this ginger tamari chicken broth.
These cheesy puffs are coated in a red dust that has a serious kick.
If you put hot sauce on everything, you’ll love these oven-baked chips.
The chile-lime flavor trend has finally made its way to Ruffles.
Best Candy Comeback
Fans of this ’90s Twix bar, which is filled with crunchy cookie bits, begged the company on Facebook to bring it back, and Mars Inc. obliged!
Most Brilliant New Pizza Topping
Instagram has made curled-up “roni cups” super trendy. Now you can top homemade pies with them.
Most Festive New Coffee Accessory
If you want your morning to feel more like a party, this might do the trick. It’s a step up from vanilla-flavored creamer.
Add more veggies to taco night: These corn flour shells contain pureed cauliflower.
You’d never guess that cauliflower is in these pillowy restaurant-style breadsticks.
These breaded florets taste just like wings — without the chicken!
Most Convincing New Fake Meat
These hyperrealistic vegan versions of ham, turkey and pepperoni are made with pea protein.
Dreamiest New Seltzer Flavor
Yes, everyone’s sick of talking about seltzer, but this is worth a mention: It’s inspired by the Italian lemon liqueur.
Coolest New Vegan Snack
These ultra-crunchy bean and cassava flour snacks are based on the pork cracklins that the company’s CEO ate growing up in San Diego.
Coolest New Iced Tea
The leaves for this drink are brewed three times longer than usual, and at a colder temperature, so the drink tastes extra smooth.
Most Sophisticated New Pumpkin Spice Product
Pair this creamy cheese with crackers and dried fruit: It’s rubbed with pumpkin pie spices, cinnamon and honey for the perfect fall bite.
Best New Use of Oat Milk
We can’t seem to get enough oat milk these days, and now we can have it in the form of an ice pop!
Best New Restaurant-to-Grocery-Aisle Find
The chain combined two cult-favorite menu items to create this microwaveable meal.