We Love Local

Dean’s Natural Food Market is committed to supporting the local community, including local makers and growers.

That’s why we fill our aisles with as many local products as possible–from hyper-local items made just up the road to products produced by our neighbors in Pennsylvania and New York. Here’s just a partial list of local products we carry:

Local 130

Asbury Park, NJ

Local 130 Seafood offers local, wild caught and sustainably sourced seafood direct from Fishermen in order to support and enable them to grow. They are an advocate for responsibly raised domestic aquaculture with a long term objective to educate the consumer on how their purchases affect economies of scale. We want to put the focus back on the men and women that are laboring our shorelines, fishing our oceans and farming fish on US soil. Local 130 Seafood works hand and hand with American Fishermen to bring their product to market. With your help we can keep these communities thriving for generations to come.

Underground Farms

Somerset, NJ

Underground Farms partners with local farmers to bring 100% traceable meat, poultry and eggs to your table and differentiate independent, ultra-local farms from factory farms. They work with farmers who raise their animals ethically and responsibly. Just scan the QR code on any package to trace that item from the farm and see exactly where and how it was raised and what it was fed! They are proud to bring chicken and eggs from Gladstone Valley Pastured Poultry to Dean’s shelves. Their poultry is raised without antibiotics, hormones, GMO’s or chemicals.

HS Farms

Barnegat, NJ

Family owned and operated, HS Farms is New Jersey’s only certified organic aquaponics farm. Aquaponics is a self contained ecosystem where the fish do all the work by producing waste that is then converted over to food for the plants without the use of chemicals, making it truly organic! Since HS Farms is our neighbor, we get the freshest and highest quality greens for you to enjoy!

Two River Gourmet Mushrooms

Sea Bright, NJ

Two River Gourmet Mushrooms is a small local mushroom farm, based out of Sea Bright, NJ and named after the area’s Navesink and Shrewsbury rivers. KC Sullivan and Travis Wisinski launched Two River Gourment Mushrooms in order to grow high quality organic, gourmet mushrooms for the talented, passionate and knowledgeable chefs and home cooks who want to cook with the highest quality ingredients. They have a love and passion for mushrooms as a sustainable food source and for their medicinal properties.

Awesome Foods

Bridgeport, PA

At last, you can get all natural, raw, gluten free, vegan, meals and snacks without any high sugar and high starch ingredients, artificial sweeteners, flavorings or sugar alcohols. Enjoy the delicious taste of real, natural, whole foods. Your body and soul will recognize the needed nutritional benefits of AWESOME FOODS!

Best of Nature

Red Bank, NJ

Best of Nature continually strives to bring you the Best that Nature has to offer, at affordable prices. They craft their recipes carefully, with simple, pure, natural ingredients that have names you recognize. Best of Nature’s products are never tested on animals and contain no artificial chemicals.

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Born to Hula Hot Sauce

Highlands, NJ

All of Born to Hula’s sauces are handmade in a local kitchen with the freshest ingredients. The peppers are hand-picked and bought from local farmers’ markets in the Monmouth, New Jersey area. Their perfectly aged pepper mash and exotic dried chilies make a unique product!


Brad’s Raw Foods

Pipersville, PA

  • 100% organic veggies, seeds, herbs and spices that are air crisped under low heat.
  • As close as you can get to buying vegetables right from the farm.
  • No fillers, pastes or flavors additives
  • Certified Organic, Project Non-GMO verified, Certified Gluten-Free, Certified Vegan, Raw and Soy-free
  • Good source of vitamins A & C, iron, calcium, living nutrients, and enzymes

Bruce Coast Ginger Ale

Brooklyn, NY

Unique among ginger ales, it’s made with only fresh ginger {no ginger extracts} and pure cane sugar. Whether they add whole leaf jasmine tea or the finest passion fruit pulp, all flavors start with this deliciously simple formula. Unfiltered with tiny ginger particles and shaken slightly before pouring, it has the adult “mouth feel” of a beer or wine. Plus, it even provides iron, calcium, and a little vitamin A and C.

Cheech’s Own Organic Coffee Company

Somerville, NJ

With Cheech’s Own they set out to build a brand supported by transparency and honesty.They perfected the recipe using a combination of a 24-hour slow-steep method, along with 100% natural spring water, BPA-free brewing vats, organic cotton pouches, and farm-sourced coffee beans. The result is an incredibly clean, crisp taste proudly brewed in Somerville, New Jersey.


Brewster, NJ

These Chocolate Truffles are unlike any on the market. Traditional chocolates are often made at high temperatures and often contain dairy, gluten, and cane sugar. ChocAlive!’s chocolates contain only the highest quality straight-from-nature organic ingredients including delicious sweet dates, intensely rich organic cacao, and healthy raw coconut oil. Crafted with loving care at low temperatures to maintain live enzymes, minerals, and other vital nutrients.

CideRoad Organic Switchel

Mendham, NJ

CideRoad is a refreshing beverage made with certified organic ingredients. CideRoad Organic Switchel is the perfect refreshment after any activity the day brings you – whether that be working in your flowerbeds, on your backswing, or even working off a mean hangover.

Coco Polo Chocolates

Highland Park, NJ

Following a chance meeting at the 1999 Natural Products Show with Bill Francis, a stevia farmer from Hawaii. Bill had developed a patented method of extracting Reb A (Rebaudioside A), the component of the Stevia plant that would be finally approved for use in food in the U.S. in 2008. He believed that his Stevia extract with its safety combined with natural clean taste and health characteristics was the best of all sweeteners for all foods. He asked to make chocolate with his Stevia and Coco Polo appeared!

CocoNutz Chocolates

Long Branch, NJ

CocoNutz chocolates were inspired by one mother’s search for a delicious and healthy snack for herself and her family. Their ingredients include only the purest forms of raw and organic ingredients, including coconut oil, cacao powder, raw honey, and Himalayan sea salt. These chocolates are rich in antioxidants and are loaded with antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties. Plus, they are free of gluten, dairy, soy, and grains.

Cocos Creamery

Long Branch, NJ

Delicious allergen-free frozen desserts – free from soy, wheat, gluten, eggs, dairy & peanuts (contains coconut). Star Kosher certified.

Dean’s Brand Coffee

Red Bank, NJ

Our Dean’s brand coffee comes from Coffee Corral, which specializes in top-quality Arabica beans and fresh roast. All of their coffees are roasted on site; with almost fifteen different Single Origin coffees, New Orleans style, Cold Brew, and organic roasts. As a member of the SCAA, Special Coffee Association of America, they uphold the highest of standards in selecting their green coffee and roasting.

Delicious Fresh Pierogis

Roselle Park, NJ

Delicious Fresh Pierogis are made daily and sold fresh. They are never frozen! They have many varieties to choose from: Potato mushroom, potato spinach, Potato cheese, and potato onion.

Dr. Harvey’s Natural Pet Food

Atlantic Highlands, NJ

Dr. Harvey’s Healthy Formulations makes fine health food & safe all-natural care products for companion animals. We believe your Dogs, Cats, Birds, and Horses deserve the very best. Their products include all natural foods, chemical free grooming essentials, nutritious treats and chews, and essential vitamins and supplements to keep your animal companions healthy and happy.

EatPOPs Popsicles

Highland Park, NJ

EatPops were launched in 2014 by Sophie Milrom right in Highland Park, New Jersey. While preparing for law school exams, she needed healthy snacks for studying and found that conventional grocery stores only offered options with sugar and chemicals. After realizing that freezing the juice could extend the shelf life and lower the cost, EatPops were made! EatPops blends offer nutritional value and functional benefits.

Giamano’s Sauce

Bradley Beach, NJ

Manno’s has been bringing you ONLY the finest, freshest sauce–made with local Jersey tomatoes–for over 25 years.

Go Organics Candies

Hillside, NJ

GoOrganic is a delicious, organic candy certified by QAI (Quality Assurance Institute / USDA). All of their ingredients are carefully sourced to ensure excellence and organic integrity. GoOrganic is flavorful and refreshing. They use organic evaporated cane juice and organic brown rice syrup for sweetness. This is CLEAN candy, containing no trans fats, no preservatives, no corn syrup, no FD&C colors and no hydrogenated oils.

HerbNZest Vegan Condiments

Princeton, NJ

HerbNZest is a new line of vegan specialty condiments using premium naturally gluten-free ingredients. Hand-crafted in small batches, it caters to health-conscious families and individuals who love to bring new food experiences to the table without having to spend hours in the kitchen. All products are natural with no artificial ingredients, and the primary ingredient for many of their spreads is local Jersey tomatoes.

Iceberg Coffee

Asbury Park, NJ

Iceberg Coffee Co. was started in 2014 by a group of friends who are passionate about really great coffee. After experimenting with different recipes, regions and roast profiles we came up with one of the best ready-to-drink cold brews on the market.

Jar Goods Tomato Sauce

Hoboken, NJ

Sisters-in-law Melissa and Laura Vitelli started Jar Goods with a clear mission – offer delicious, simple specialty foods in jars, stock-able in any pantry and ready in a pinch.


Manasquan, NJ

JonesBars are all about simple organic energy to power you through your day. They are made with 5 simple organic ingredients and are gluten free and vegan.

Love Beets

Vineland, NJ

Since its launch in 2010, Love Beets has been defying predetermined notions of boring beets with an upbeat, fun, modern brand, and tasty, ready-to-eat, packaged beets. All of love beets’ products contain no added sugar and are gluten-free.

Matt’s Kimchi

Asbury Park, NJ

Founded by a NYC duo determined to promote good food with culture, Matt’s Kimchi is introducing kimchi to new audiences as one of the most delicious, most versatile and healthiest go-to’s in your kitchen. Made with locally sourced, all-natural ingredients, our vegan kimchi pairs well with a variety of cuisines, ingredients, and lifestyles through its light and bright flavor.

Nubian Heritage Soaps

Amityville, NY

Nubian Heritage makes culturally authentic, award-winning bath, body and hair care products, made with certified organic and ethically sourced ingredients.

One Sweet Life Chips

East Brunswick, NJ

These coconut and yucca chips are handmade by an allergy friendly baking company and are FREE of gluten, dairy, wheat, flour, eggs, soy, preservatives.

Ora’s Amazing Herbal Salve

Teaneck, NJ

Ora’s Amazing Herbal Salve continues to be committed to conducting their lives with respect and high regard for nature, and our environment. This translates into using no synthetic ingredients, using only organic and fairly traded herbs, and conducting our business ethically and with social responsibility.

Papa Ganache Vegan Desserts

Matawan, NJ

Papa Ganache offers amazingly delicious treats baked in small batches. Their treats are cholesterol free, containing no trans fat, dairy, eggs, no preservatives, no animal products, all natural and mostly organic. Papa Ganache is 100% Vegan 100% of the time, and are Certified Kosher.

Rad Soap Co.

Albany, NY

It all began in a small kitchen in Albany, New York. Fueled by a mother’s love where the founder, Sue Kerber searched for something natural to relieve her son’s eczema. In early 2009, she turned her entrepreneurial spirit and passion for blending natural ingredients into what is today known as the Rad Soap Co. From that point forward Sue and her family developed a unique and top secret proprietary process for creating their handcrafted batches of soap. The process includes suspending the soap in a glycerin state with botanicals and essential oils never being exposed to caustic sodas/lye therefore never altering the delicate state of those natural ingredients. To this day RAD’s unique process of production has never been duplicated to their knowledge.

Regina’s Certified Organic Herbs and Vegetables

Howell, NJ

Regina’s Certified Organic Vegetable Farm prides themselves in being able to supply you with greenhouse-grown potted organic herb plants and vegetable plants, as well as fresh farm-grown vegetables. Vegetables are planted from 100% certified organic seed right in Howell, NJ! Soil and compost analysis tests are conducted annually by the Rutgers soil testing laboratory to ensure plants are grown in optimum soil conditions.

Siggi’s Yogurt

New York, NY

Siggi’s makes yogurts that are made with simple ingredients and are low in sugar. Their products are based on Scandinavian dairy traditions, such as skyr, the traditional Icelandic yogurt. Their products don’t contain any artificial sweeteners, and they only use milk from family farms who do not use growth hormones.

Sorebabes Vegan Sorbet

Sag Harbor, NY

Are you tired of the same lackluster sorbet flavors that crowd the shelves of your local conventional grocery store? Well, then you must try Sorbabes! Sorbabes is the first sorbet company to use whole nuts as their base and chunky toppings without any unrecognizable ingredients, dairy, gluten, GMO’s, or corn syrup. It is made with plant-based, ethically sourced ingredients and it is also vegan.

Star Seed Bakery

Rockaway, NJ

Careful consideration is given to every ingredient to ensure that Star Seed Bakery is nurturing their customers with quality food and supporting the local community and economy. They source many of their ingredients from local farms and organic suppliers. Ingredients are sourced to be free of genetically modified foods, gluten, dairy, and soy.

Steve’s Paleo

Pennsauken, NJ

Steve’s Paleo Goods are hand-made delicious portable products with absolutely no junk added made right in Pennsauken, New Jersey. They proudly stand by their promise to use only high-quality ingredients and leave them as close to their natural state as possible.

  • Ketchup
  • Maple Mustard
  • Sriracha Sauce
  • Wing Sauce
  • Peach BBQ
  • Granola (Original, Apple Pie, Cinnamon, Nut Free)

Sweet Carol Ann’s Fudge It

Allenhurst, NJ

Sweet Carol Ann’s Fudge It sauces are made with the finest, all natural ingredients and ooze with a splendidly smooth and thick chocolate richness that will inspire desserts but is heavenly to just dig in with a spoon right from the jar. At Sweet Carol Ann’s, they believe life is sweeter when you Fudge It!

Sweet Note Gluten-Free Bagels

Bensalem, PA

Passionately made. Persistently real. Confidently Enjoyed. This is what they live by at Sweet Note Bagels, and it’s reflected in their well-crafted products. Their authentic bagels, recreated to be gluten-free, deliver a powerful nostalgic experience for those who have been waiting so long to enjoy their favorite food again. The bagels are also free from the top 8 food allergens: wheat, dairy, peanuts, egg, soy, tree nuts, fish, and shellfish. Did we mention they are also free of GMOs?

Tassot Apiaries Honey

Milford, NJ

Tassot Apiaries, Inc., a family-run business created by Jean-Claude and Bea Tassot is located in Hunterdon Count. Since 2002, they specialize in raw, chemical-free, high-quality Artisan honey and bee products.

Treats By Eileen Gourmet Granola

Ocean, NJ

Eileen’s journey into developing her own line of granola began years ago, as a young mother. She was always interested in serving her children healthy snacks and worked at trying new recipes for nutritious treats for them. The granola is all-natural, has no trans fat, no cholesterol, no refined sugar, no added sodium and absolutely no additives or preservatives. It’s also vegan and made in a Certified Kosher kitchen.

Victoria’s Sauce

Brooklyn, NY

Victoria’s uses a slow kettle-cooking process and selects only the finest ingredients. In fact, they put the ingredient list on the front of the label! They also never add preservatives, water, paste, or sugar to the sauces, because they believe your family deserves the best.

Wild Leaf Active Organic Teas

Sparta, NJ

Crafted with quality organic ingredients, straightforward benefits, and delicious flavors, Wild Leaf’s purpose is simple: to keep us all active and feeling our best while juggling all of the day’s crazy demands. An unconventional idea in a world of zenny teas.

Viva Energy Bars

Monmouth County, NJ

Viva Energy Bar, founded by Ryan Nelson and Loretta Nelson, is a delicious and healthy snack that will give you the energy you need to fuel your day. Their motto is “get your life on.” Viva Energy Bars are locally-made in Monmouth County and are always hand-baked in small batches.

Zenjas Honey

Long Branch, NJ

True local high-quality honey!

Zone 7 Organic Produce

Ringoes, NJ

Zone 7 is a New Jersey-based, 100% local farm fresh food distributor. They source only the best, highest quality ingredients from regional farms. Their goal is to keep the connection alive between farmer and customer.