The most popular items at Trader Joe's

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Trader Joe's customers are some of the most dedicated around. So they have strong opinions about their favorites of the grocery chain's products.

Every year, Trader Joe's releases a list of customers' favorite products, based on shoppers' votes.

Here are the most popular products in each category, from bakery to snacks, as determined by the company's seventh annual Customer Choice Awards.

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Favorite overall: Speculoos Cookie Butter

Favorite overall: Speculoos Cookie Butter

Cookie butter beat out options like Mandarin Orange Chicken and Joe's Diner Mac 'n Cheese to snag the No. 1 spot.

Price: $3.69

Favorite bakery: Sourdough Bread

Favorite bakery: Sourdough Bread

Sourdough triumphed over year-round options like the Soft Pretzel Stick and Ciabatta Rolls and the seasonal Almond Kringle and Chocolate Babka.

Price: $2.99 - $3.49

Favorite beverage: Spiced Cider

Favorite beverage: Spiced Cider

Even the infamous Two Buck Chuck lost to the seasonal beverage.

Price: $2.99

Favorite candy: Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Favorite candy: Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Dark chocolate is always hot at Trader Joe's, with Sea Salt & Turbinado Sugar Dark Chocolate Almonds and Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels also in contention for customers' favorite candy.

Price: $4.29

Favorite cheese: Unexpected Cheddar Cheese

Favorite cheese: Unexpected Cheddar Cheese

Trader Joe's has a varied and affordable specialty-cheese selection, but the Unexpected Cheddar Cheese is the best of the best. Runners-up include Double Cream Brie, Cheddar Cheese with Caramelized Onions, Creamy Toscano Cheese Soaked in Syrah, and Cranberry Chevre.

Price: $3.99

Favorite condiment: Organic Ketchup

Favorite condiment: Organic Ketchup

The humble ketchup won customers' hearts, beating quirky options like Green Dragon Hot Sauce and Sriracha and Roasted Garlic BBQ Sauce.

Price: $1.99

Favorite frozen: Mandarin Orange Chicken

Favorite frozen: Mandarin Orange Chicken

Trader Joe's has a broad selection of frozen foods, including Joe’s Diner Mac ‘n Cheese, Chocolate Croissants, Extra Fine French Green Beans, and Chicken Tikka Masala.

Price: $4.99

Favorite meat/meatless: Soy Chorizo

Favorite meat/meatless: Soy Chorizo

The meatless Soy Chorizo beat out meaty options like Chicken Sausage, Uncured Apple Smoked Bacon, and Traditional Carnitas.

Price: $1.99

Favorite produce: Bananas

Favorite produce: Bananas

Trader Joe's bananas are $0.19 — and have been since 1999.

Price: $0.19

Favorite salad: Organic Arugula

Favorite salad: Organic Arugula

In addition to basics like baby spinach and butter lettuce, arugula was also more popular than the seasonal Harvest Blend with Baby Kale, Pumpkin Seeds, Pumpkin Cornbread Croutons & Pumpkin Vinaigrette.

Price: $2.49

Favorite snack: World’s Puffiest White Cheddar Corn Puffs

Favorite snack: World’s Puffiest White Cheddar Corn Puffs

Other popular snacks in 2015: Sweet Potato Tortilla Chips, Organic Corn Chip Dippers, Peanut Butter Filled Pretzels, and Olive Oil Popcorn.

Price: $1.99

Favorite pumpkin: Organic pumpkin

Favorite pumpkin: Organic pumpkin

Trader Joe's had a plethora of pumpkin items this year, but at the end of the day, it was the simplest option that took home the prize.

Price: $1.99

All prices according to the most recent Trader Joe's fliers.

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