Crunchy Nutty Rice Bites

July 19, 2017 in Category: What's New

What do you do when a lack of snacks ails you? It’s a terrible predicament to encounter, but we’ve tried to help prevent this as much as possible thanks to the many craveable snacks in our snack aisle. Ranch Seasoned Crispy Chickpeas? Check. Cheddar Rockets? You bet. Peanut Butter Filled Pretzels? But of course. And now, we’re throwing one more into the mix: Trader Joe’s Crunchy Nutty Rice Bites. This is a snack for those times when...

Organic Sprouted Tricolor Quinoa

June 30, 2017 in Category: What's New

While rice is arguably the most widely consumed staple food for much of humanity, a small pseudocereal known as quinoa [keen-WAH] is making strides towards larger, global consumption. It started several thousand years ago when Incas on the high Andean plains domesticated the plant that bears this grain-like seed. It continues, today, with Trader Joe’s Organic Sprouted Tricolor Quinoa. Adding to our current quinoa selection—which includes Organic Quinoa, Organic Red Quinoa, and Organic Tricolor Quinoa—this new offering is unique in that it’s Sprouted. The Organic Quinoa is grown in...

Salad Sideshow

June 26, 2017 in Category: Entertaining

While some think summer cooking is limited to grilling, and others think the words "summer" and "cooking" don't belong together at all, we beg to differ. Whether you're at the stove or simply tossing raw ingredients together, side dishes support the aforementioned activities and offer a fresh counterpoint of flavor to heavy grilled fare. And within this supporting cast of sides, perhaps none are more important than the refreshing summer salad...

Golden Spiced Milk Chocolate Bar

January 25, 2017 in Category: What's New

If you’ve been a fan of Trader Joe’s chocolates, you know we’ve emphasized “dark” chocolates for several years. We’re progressively exploring more milk chocolate options—sweeter profiles (as opposed to bittersweet) well suited for the addition of innovative ingredients. Trader Joe’s Golden Spiced Milk Chocolate Bar is a golden example. Our chocolatier out of Chicago is known for chocolates that display craftsmanship and innovation. They also believe chocolates can function as “a medium for storytelling.” This new candy bar weaves the tale of...