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Shortcake Biscuits

June 24, 2014 in

It's summertime and the bounty of berries and other summertime-specific fruit is starting to show its true colors—vibrant raspberry reds and blueberry blues along with the more subdued hues of peaches, nectarines, apricots, and plums. We believe that where there is fresh fruit there also should be shortcake. And, as if by a stroke of magic, our Shortcake Biscuits have made their appearance! Crafted exclusively for us using copious amounts of real butter, cream and buttermilk, these Biscuits have a scone-like texture that invites pairing with juicy fresh or frozen fruit. They’re rich and crumbly and...

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...