If you want to find out more about trending items on Amazon, check the Movers and Shakers Reports. These reports are free for anyone to access and with some research; any seller can glean valuable information from the reports. Amazon Movers and Shakers Reports show the top 100 gainers in sales ranking in each category. The information is updated every 24 hours, so the data is accurate and current. Here are some interesting products trending in June of 2014.
The #1 and #2 items (biggest gainers in sales rank) are Annie Chun’s Seaweed Snacks in roasted wasabi flavor and roasted sesame flavor. Apparently seaweed snacks are becoming a popular snack food. Seaweed is a superfood, rich in vitamins A and C, calcium, and iodine. Seaweed is a popular snack in Japan, a country that boasts low incidences of many diseases and Cancer. Dehydrated seaweed is a convenient on-the-go snack food for camping, backpacking, travel, or other summertime activities.
#6 on the Grocery Movers and Shakers Report is Certo Sure Jell liquid fruit pectin. This product is used to make jams, jellies, and preserves. Amazon customers are getting ready for summer home canning and buying this item online. Imagine how things have changed from 50 years ago when Grandma made delicious peach or strawberry jam and bought this product at the local market. Today’s Grandmas just log in to Amazon to order it and have it shipped to their door.
Yacon Syrup is the #10 item. This product has been tied to weight loss and managing diabetes. It has been featured on the Dr. Oz show and many people have lost weight taking 2-3 teaspoons a day.
Grassfed Organic Ghee is #12. Much information about grass-fed dairy products has been published. Grass-fed butter is different than butter from cows fed corn and other processed feed. Grass-fed butter is high in vitamin K2 and aids in metabolism of calcium. It is also higher in Omega-3 fatty acids than dairy cows raised on corn. Ghee is not actually clarified butter and does not need refrigeration, therefore, it can be sold via Amazon FBA.