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Porchetta Italiana

April 17, 2015 in What's New

Porchetta (pohr/KEHT/tah) is a traditional Central Italian street food that dates back to the Roman Empire (Nero was hog-wild about it). The highly seasoned, stuffed, and slow-roasted (until the meat practically melts and the skin crackles) pork, sometimes referred to as “Italian pulled pork,” is commonly served sliced and sandwiched between halves of a roll. That’s how our buyers first tasted Porchetta. In a...

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Gluten Free Breads

April 15, 2015 in What's New

Several years ago, we began offering a line of gluten free breads in response to many customer requests. It was obvious from the beginning why they were asking for this particular brand—it tasted closer to “regular” bread than anything else we tried… until now… Introducing Trader Joe’s Gluten Free White Sandwich Bread and Gluten Free Whole Grain Bread. In certain ways, our new breads are very similar to what we used to carry. Like the other brand, ours are dairy-, soy-, nut-, and gluten-free. Ours are also made using no artificial flavors and no synthetic colors. But, our new Gluten Free Breads offer even more...

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Cocoa Dusted Truffles with Toffee Bits

April 13, 2015 in What's New

So much chocolate is available these days—much of it just ‘ho-hum’—it’s easy to begin believing that “chocolate is chocolate is chocolate.” But, Trader Joe’s new Cocoa dusted Truffles with Toffee Bits stand out among the rest, proving that extraordinary chocolates do still exist. These Truffles are an eating experience—a study in the joy of textural contrasts and the balance of delicate flavors. Made in Belgium of real Belgian chocolate, each one possesses an especially smooth filling made from...

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