5 Local Brands to Put in Your Basket This Week

Chicago is a bustling hub for the natural products industry, so look no further than your own backyard (or the market down the street) to find some of the freshest, most innovative brands in the country! Check out these 5 brands to add to your grocery list this week.

1. Lightlife

Photo courtesy of @LightlifeFoods, Instagram


WHY: Lightlife has announced sweeping changes to its product portfolio to deliver the cleanest ingredient labels in the plant-based meat category (along with a gorgeous brand redesign)!
WHERE CAN I BUY: Mariano’s Fresh Market, Plum Market and other local retailers.

2. Whole Earth Sweetener

Photo courtesy of @wholeearthsweetener Instagram

WHY: Open a world of goodness! Whole Earth’s delicious, zero calorie liquid sweetener is made with just a few simple ingredients, no artificial colors or flavors, and no preservatives.
WHERE CAN I BUY: Tony’s Fresh Market and other local retailers

3. La Preferida

Photo courtesy of @lapreferidainc, Instagram

WHY: Family-owned for more than 70 years, La Preferida offers more than 250 authentic Mexican products including beans, rice, salsa, seasonings, dried goods, and more!

WHERE CAN I BUY: Tony’s Finer Foods, Cermak Produce, Pete’s Fresh Market, Cermak Produce, Bockwinkels, and other local retailers

4. Urban Accents

Photo courtesy of @urbanaccentsspices, Instagram

WHY: Urban Accents is your culinary wingman, offering small batch crafted spice blends, sauces, and more!

WHERE CAN I BUY: Plum Market, Olivia’s Market, Pete’s Fresh Market, & other local retailers

5. Wild Garden

Photo courtesy of @wildgardenfoods, Instagram

WHY: Wild Garden prides itself on bringing the authentic flavors of the Mediterranean right to your kitchen table, from quick marinades, to pilafs, to sauces and more!

WHERE CAN I BUY: Pete’s Market, Go Grocer, & other local retailers.

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