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Cranberry Coconut Snacking Crackers

July 15, 2016 in What's New

As the story goes, a 19th century Massachusetts baker accidentally over-baked a batch of biscuits, and was inspired by their “crackling” noise. Rather than discard the burnt rations, the resourceful cook pioneered a new snack food: crackers. There was, of course, much work done to improve the flavor to make them a resounding success—and that, they have been. In a time when crackers are ubiquitous, we are inspired to conceive...

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Organic Tahini

July 13, 2016 in What's New

You say tahina, I say tahini. Let’s call the whole thing off... and you gladly will for a taste of this product! Depending on dialect, tahini (or tahina) comes from the Arabic verb “to grind.” That is an accurate description of what’s packed into our jars of Trader Joe’s Organic Tahini; simply ground, hulled sesame seeds. This savory sauce is made in Greece with premium organic sesame seeds that are gently ground in a stone mill. One of the thankworthy things about this creation is the ingredients list: It isn’t a thousand-word essay with complicated chemistry, but one simple ingredient...

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Chipotle Black Bean Dip

July 11, 2016 in What's New

Who says you can’t have it all? At Trader Joe’s, we think you can—at least when it comes to Bean Dip. Other bean-based, shelf-stable dips surely provide the benefit of convenience; but they fall short in other ways: taste, ingredients, price... That’s not good enough for Bean Dip with “Trader José’s” on the label. With our new Chipotle Black Bean Dip, you can have it all. Here’s what we mean. Bean dip is usually synonymous with...

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Whole Grain Crispbread

July 08, 2016 in What's New

What do Vikings and Trader Joe’s have in common? Well, Trader Joe’s isn’t planning on going on raids or building an empire (unless that empire is selling high-quality, delicious foods at low prices), but both have traveled the world trading goods, and... crispbread. It is believed that crispbread can be traced back to the Vikings who stored it on ships for long journeys across sea. They lived on spare diets in terms of crops and produce due to the cold weather, but crispbread was one food that brought them sustenance. Our buyers foraged and...

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Organic Mango & Chile Black Tea

July 06, 2016 in What's New

A long, long time ago we started selling Dried Chile Spiced Mango. Something about the combination of sweet, juicy mango and the heat from dried red chiles made this product irresistible. And now, with Mango Season upon us, we transformed these flavors into a unique, new product: Trader Joe’s Organic Mango & Chile Black Tea. Our Organic Mango & Chile Black Tea is made of high-grade black tea, and then flavored with organic dried mango pieces and organic dried red chile. All three of the ingredients in this tea are grown and processed in...

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Organic Edamame

July 04, 2016 in What's New

Way back in the year 1275, a Buddhist priest wrote a thank-you note to a parishioner for a gift left at the temple. What was this gift, you ask? Edamame! Edamame has been gaining popularity ever since this first mention of the food. If Trader Joe’s had been around in 13th century Japan, we’re pretty sure our fully cooked Organic Edamame would have been a hit. Edamame, which means “stem bean” in Japanese, is loved for its...

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Minced Garlic

July 01, 2016 in What's New

Chopped, pressed, sliced, crushed, roasted, minced. So many ways to prepare garlic, so little time. Well, time is on your side as Trader Joe’s Minced Garlic fulfills all of your minced garlic needs without the need for any mincing by you. Garlic, while a delicious and vital ingredient in many recipes, is rather messy to handle. We’ve got the mincing part covered, sparing you from the strong-smelling side effects of garlic chopping. As experienced garlic-handlers may know...

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White House Cookie Kit

June 29, 2016 in What's New

“We the People of Trader Joe’s, in order to form a more perfect Cookie Kit...” Okay, okay, we know that’s not how the original goes, but this rewrite embodies our attitude when we decided to frame yet another holiday cookie kit, exclusively for Independence Day: the Trader Joe’s White House Cookie Kit. We took the idea of a traditional gingerbread house and did some gerrymandering—the kind without...

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Organic Refried Pinto Beans

June 27, 2016 in What's New

There’s a reason beans are considered a musical fruit... because they go great with salsa (music)! Ba-dum-ching. But seriously, our Salsa Style Organic Refried Pinto Beans are no joke (in terms of how delicious they are). We’ve carried organic refried pinto beans before, and they were good; but not make-you-want-to-wiggle-your-hips-and-strut-your-stuff good. Clearly, we had to do something about that. What we did was develop these Salsa Style Organic Refried Pinto Beans that deliver phenomenal flavor and flair. You will want to...

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