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Coffee Bean Blast Ice Cream

April 17, 2016 in Radio Spots

Ice cream is sold by volume, not weight, and some ice creams weigh more than others. Why the weight difference? Ice cream of lower quality has high overrun. That’s the amount of air whipped into the ice cream. High overrun equals lots of air. And lots of air equals lighter quarts. In the world of ice cream, all quarts are not created equal. At Trader Joe’s, our quarts really deliver.

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Joe Medium Roast and Joe's Dark Ground Coffees

April 08, 2016 in What's New

The simple act of brewing a cup of morning coffee can provide a moment of culinary Zen—a quiet and creative start to one’s day, before the flurry of mundane and required tasks kick in. But for those in a rush, this kind of ceremonial coffee prep at daybreak is pure fantasy. While Trader Joe’s may not be able to guarantee daily moments of peaceful meditation around the coffee pot, we are doing our part to...

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Radio - Kenya AA Coffee

March 20, 2016 in Radio Spots

At more than 17,000 feet above sea level, Mt. Kenya is that country’s highest peak, and the second highest on the African continent. It’s also the birthplace of Trader Joe’s Kenya AA Coffee.

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Guide to TJ's Coffee Character

February 16, 2016 in Guides

While a professional cupper may give rank to acidity, and a casual sipper may talk about a brew’s “bite,” they are describing the same thing—coffee character. There are many factors that influence how coffee expresses itself in your cup. These include cultivar, micro-climate, harvesting techniques, processing, roasting, even your own brewing methods. Since the nuance is so expansive, we're narrowing our focus to two simple yet important criteria—geographic origin and roast—of Trader Joe’s coffees to help you identify what kind of characters with which you’d like to fill your cup...

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Radio - French Roast Coffee (Two Pounds)

November 15, 2015 in Radio Spots

It’s said that Voltaire drank more than 40 cups of coffee a day, every day—this from the man who said, “Common sense is not so common.” This is Matt Sloan of Trader Joe’s. We love coffee. We seek out high-quality beans, work with talented roasters to get the best flavors from those beans, and we sell the coffee at a fair price—a common sense approach...

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Pumpkin Spice Coffee Cups

September 21, 2015 in What's New

Trader Joe’s has become known for our great selection of coffees. We’ve got beans to brew from around the world, and coffee for every occasion. Our Pumpkin Spice Coffee Cups are well suited for autumnal occasions, especially those moments when you don’t need a whole pot. Like our Medium Roast Coffee Cups, our French Roast Coffee Cups, and our Coffee Cup Quintet, these Pumpkin Spice Coffee Cups are made expressly for your Keurig K-Cup® Coffee Maker. Little single serving pods that fit in your Keurig are filled with...

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Radio - Pumpkin Spice Coffee

September 20, 2015 in Radio Spots

Pumpkin Spice Coffee is a Pumpkin Season institution. We start with 100% Brazil Cerrado Arabica beans, roasted medium-dark. At this point we diverge from most modern pumpkin spice coffee purveyors, who accent theirs with artificial flavorings. Ours is spiked with actual spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice, and seasonings like orange peel and vanilla beans. The beans and the spices are ground together, so the flavors truly mingle...

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Wink, Wink — The Summer's Secret Is Out

July 20, 2015 in Product Stories

It may have taken a few years for its popularity to percolate, but it’s official—Cold Brew Coffee is the “it” drink of summer. What makes it so “hot”? Above all else—its cool temperature.  As its name puts forth, Cold Brew Coffee is never heated. As a result, the oils and acids that are commonly released with heat don’t pass through to the brew. To quantify it, a cup of Cold Brew Coffee contains more than 50% less acid than a hot brewed cup. No longer masked by the compounds that give coffee its bitter bite, the nuanced, lush, fruity flavors of the beans becomes strikingly more perceptible, and to many, that much more enjoyable.

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