Newbury Park, CA (June 5, 2007) – Campers love the convenience and portability that travel and individual sizes have to offer.  Paul Shrater, Co-Founder of, world leader in all things travel-sized and individual-sized, has compiled a list of the most popular items that customers are purchasing going into this camping season. 

“Since our launch in ‘04, we have had a HUGE following amongst campers and backpackers.  We’ve been surprised by some of the items they’re gravitating to,” says Shrater.

The Top Ten List:

  1. Bug Button – An innovative pin-on insect repellent button that protects against insect bites.
  2. Deep Woods OFF! ® Insect repellent – All the protection you expect, except it’s travel-sized.
  3. Sunlight® Dishwashing Liquid – One of the only name-brand dish-washing soaps available in travel-size.
  4. Gearaid Mini Roll Duct Tape (2 roll pack) – Forget about that hole in the tent from last year? 
  5. IvyX Post-contact Cleanser Towelette – Poison ivy can make a family vacation a nightmare.  Individually packaged wipes to cleanse skin after contact with poison ivy, oak, or sumac.
  6. Safetec Cut & Scrape Cleaner wipe – Better safe than sorry.
  7. Marconi® Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil packets – Put a little pizzazz into your food with convenient individual-sized packets of olive oil and other name-brand condiment packets.  Even NASA has even purchased condiments from to spice up their space missions.
  8. Kiss My Face® Whenever Shampoo and other Kiss My Face® products – Do yourself and the environment a favor and “go green” with these environmentally-friendly biodegradable toiletries.
  9. Lightload Towels – These amazingly compressed 12” x 24” towels are a great way to save space and are biodegradable, multipurpose, and super absorbent.
  10. Banana Boat® Sport Sunblock SPF30 (tube) – Tired of lugging your giant tube of sunscreen around?

Honorable Mentions:

  1. Snaplight® Safety Lightstick - Green – A must for your emergency kit and an unexpected surprise for late night fun.
  2. Tender's After Burn - Relief for sunburn, windburn, chapped skin, minor burns, other skin irritations in a handy packet and a great add-on to any First Aid kit.

About is the world leader in all things travel-sized and individual-sized with over 1,000 products in stock.  The website comprises a variety of categories of travel size and trial size items, many of which are not available for retail sale anywhere else.  Additionally, Minimus offers wholesale pricing and fulfillment services and free ground shipping on domestic retail orders over $20.00.

Sandra Scharenberg, Marketing Manager
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