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Our Sauerkraut is in a pickle. Or is our pickle in some sauerkraut? Either may be true, but one thing’s for sure, Trader Joe’s Sauerkraut with Pickled Persian Cucumbers is a paragon of pickling tradition and innovationThe innovation? We’ve added pickles—Persian Cucumbers, to be exact. We’ve sliced them into thin rounds, lending extra texture to the kraut and providing just a little of that yummy pickle flavor. The tradition? This is Sauerkraut like your great-grandma used to make. That means all-natural fermentation. No vinegar added. No lab cultures to kick-start the process. No cooking or pasteurization. It’s just...

We have been selling Mesquite Honey for a long time, and lots of it. Until this year, our supply has come from the Sonoran desert of Northern Mexico. Had it not been for the bandits that stole our last few loads (seriously!) our 2013 supply would have lasted until the 2014 crop. This dramatic turn of events drove us to the arid deserts of Argentina—the third largest exporter of honey in the world (after China and the U.S.). What we found there was another high quality bee product that will keep Trader Joe’s Mostly Mesquite Honey flowing, come bandits or high water...

Little did Jack Norworth know—as he rode that train into Manhattan in 1908—that the words he suddenly scribbled on a scrap of paper would become a ‘national anthem’ of sorts for baseball stadium-goers everywhere. Of course, Norworth also had no idea that more than one hundred years into the future, his little phrase “... buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jack...” would become the inspiration for Trader Joe’s It’s a Grand Slam SnackWe start with the finest midwestern corn, popped by hand in small batches, in artisan kettles... an easy base hit. Next, we add...