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More Than a Mouthful Trek Mix is a blend of: Dried cranberries from Massachusetts, dry roasted California almonds bathed in 58% cacao dark chocolate and sprinkled with crystalline Turbinado (aka Demerara) sugar and coarse sea salt from the San Francisco Bay, roasted and salted pumpkin seeds (aka pepitas) from Mexico, and crunchy pretzel nibs with a Greek yogurt flavored coating... Say that ten times fast! While a quick reading of that description may be impossible, it should give you some idea as to where we came up with the name. You may recognize the...

Have you ever wondered how Trader Joe’s comes up with so many ideas for great products from around the world? Hint: It’s not from sitting in front of a computer screen, in an office somewhere. Our idea of first-rate products requires first-hand tasting. That is why we travel to the world’s most interesting regions, in search of food-experiences that we might not have otherwise had. We’re confident that our Potato Chips with South African Style Seasoning will become yet another favorite cultural import—the result of our worldly wanderings. These uniquely seasoned Chips start with paprika that is slow-smoked. This method infuses a...

Virgil's Dr. Better

August 21, 2014 in

After failed attempts at turning up the original “Dr. Type” drinks from the early 1900s, the soda savants at Virgil’s set out to reverse engineer the recipe using their finely-honed taste buds. Leveraging their knowledge of roots, spices and fruits, they deftly discerned the key ingredients. They are not mere mimickers, however. They are libation artists. Doctoring up their findings, they created a uniquely better beverage, one they felt could rival their inimitable, micro-brewed Root Beer: Virgil’s Dr. BetterHuge fans of their root beer, we were thirsting to give Dr. Better a go. When we took our first sips, we understood the name. Dr. Better is...