Lifestyle Diets How to identify special products in our stores…

Nugget Markets price tag with organic lifestyle icon Family owned and serving the greater Sacramento Valley since 1926.

Your Health,
Your Conscience,
Your Lifestyle.

At Nugget Markets, we strive to bring you a wide variety of local and organic products, as well as items suitable for special dietary and lifestyle needs. To assist you while shopping for specific food categories, we have created a series of icons to help you identify these products on our store shelves, in our ads, and in our publications.

Select an icon below to learn more, and to download a list of products in that category available at your Nugget Markets location:

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At Nugget Markets, we are excited to offer our guests a wide variety of organic products.

Products marked with our organic icon are certified organic by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) or California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF). Products certified by the USDA are either 100% organic themselves, or 95% or more of the ingredients are organic certified. The USDA Organic seal is administered by the National Organic Program (NOP), an organization within the Department of Agriculture (USDA). CCOF is an organic certification agency that offers certification for the USDA NOP.

Many of our chef-prepared and bakery products include organic ingredients. Look for signage that highlights organic ingredients.

Download a list of organic products in PDF format available at your Nugget Markets location:

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As a locally owned and operated grocer, Nugget Markets takes great pride in offering our guests top-quality products from local farms and producers. Products marked with our Local icon come from producers located within a 100-mile radius of our home offices in Woodland, CA.

Many of our chef-prepared items and bakery products contain local ingredients. Look for signage that highlights local ingredients.

Download a list of local products in PDF format available at your Nugget Markets location:

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Products marked with our Non-GMO icon are verified by the Non-GMO Project, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. The Non-GMO Project offers North America’s only third-party verification and labeling program for non-GMO foods and products.

Note: Our non-GMO icon is not intended to replace or to be used as medical advice. Please remember to always read the product label and list of ingredients, as manufacturers may change ingredients without notification.

Download a list of non GMO products in PDF format available at your Nugget Markets location:

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At Nugget Markets, we offer a wide variety of products that fit a gluten-free diet. Products marked with our gluten-free icon are made with gluten-free ingredients, based on manufacturer-provided information.

Note: Our gluten-free label is not intended to replace or to be used as medical advice. Please remember to always read the product label and list of ingredients, as manufacturers may change ingredients without notification. It is also important to note that some manufacturers have place disclaimers on the back of their packaging stating that the product was not prepared or processed in a gluten-free environment.

Download a list of gluten free products in PDF format available at your Nugget Markets location:

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At Nugget Markets, we recognize that ovo and lacto vegetarians may define the inclusion or exclusion of eggs and dairy differently. To simplify the identification of these items, we include eggs and dairy within our definition of vegetarian. Products labeled with our Vegetarian icon will not include meat, poultry, game fish, shellfish, crustacea, or butchered animal byproducts, but may include eggs, dairy, or honey.

Many of our chef-prepared items and bakery products are vegetarian. Look for signage that highlights vegetarian entrees, salads, and sides.

Note: Our vegetarian icon is not intended to replace or to be used as medical advice. Please remember to always read the product label and list of ingredients, as manufacturers may change ingredients without notification.

Download a list of vegetarian products in PDF format available at your Nugget Markets location:

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For our guests who are living a vegan lifestyle or are on a more strict vegetarian diet, Nugget Markets is excited to offer a wide variety vegan products. Our Vegan icon denotes items made with no animal products or byproducts, including honey, dairy, gelatin, etc.

Many of our chef-prepared items and bakery products are vegan. Look for signage that highlights vegan entrees, salads, and sides.

Note: Our vegan icon is not intended to replace or to be used as medical advice. Please remember to always read the product label and list of ingredients, as manufacturers may change ingredients without notification.

Download a list of vegan products in PDF format available at your Nugget Markets location:

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To assist our guests on a dairy-free diet, Nugget Markets uses our Dairy Free icon to help you identify products made without milk or milk derivatives.

Note: Our dairy free icon is not intended to replace or to be used as medical advice. Please remember to always read the product label and list of ingredients, as manufacturers may change ingredients without notification.

Download a list of dairy free products in PDF format available at your Nugget Markets location:

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Nugget Markets believes in properly compensating growers and producers in developing countries to help ensure that they can build sustainable businesses that support their communities. Products marked with our Fair Trade icon are certified by Fair Trade USA, a nonprofit organization that audits and certifies transactions between U.S. companies and their international suppliers, to guarantee that farmers and workers producing Fair Trade Certified goods are paid fair prices and wages, work in safe conditions, protect the environment, and receive community development funds to empower and uplift their communities.

Download a list of fair trade products in PDF format available at your Nugget Markets location:

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Nugget Markets is delighted to assist our guests maintaining a low sodium diet by labeling pre-packaged items on our shelves. Products marked with our Low Sodium icon meet the FDA standard for low-sodium products, which is 140 milligrams or less of sodium per standard serving.

Note: Our Low Sodium icon is not intended to replace or to be used as medical advice. Please remember to always read the product label and list of ingredients, as manufacturers may change ingredients without notification.

Download a list of low sodium products in PDF format available at your Nugget Markets location:

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At Nugget Markets, we think our sugar free guests are just as sweet as the rest! Products marked with our Sugar Free icon contain no sucrose but may be sweetened with artificial sweeteners.

Note: Our Sugar Free icon is not intended to replace or to be used as medical advice. Please remember to always read the product label and list of ingredients, as manufacturers may change ingredients without notification.

Download a list of sugar free products in PDF format available at your Nugget Markets location:

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Nugget Markets carries a huge variety of conventional and specialty items from the U.S. and around the world. Products with our Imported icon are grown, produced or manufactured outside of the United States.

Download a list of imported products in PDF format available at your Nugget Markets location:

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At Nugget Markets, we <3 your heart! Products marked with our Heart Healthy icon are certified by the American Heart Association’s Heart Check program to meet specific nutrition requirements pertaining to saturated fat, trans fats, cholesterol, sodium, as well as beneficial nutrients.

Note: Our Heart Healthy icon is not intended to replace or to be used as medical advice. Please remember to always read the product label and list of ingredients, as manufacturers may change ingredients without notification.

Download a list of heart healthy products in PDF format available at your Nugget Markets location:

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Nugget Markets is located in the heartland of California agriculture. We know produce and we strive to carry the very best California has to offer. Produce marked with our California Grown icon comes from growers outside of our 100-mile radius requirement for locally grown products, but within the borders of California.

Talk to us!

Do you have questions or comments about any of our icons or labeling? Direct your questions to: lifestylediets@nuggetmarket.com