Shooting Stars

June 17, 2016 in Category: What's New

Summertime is camping time. Some people wait all year long for those perfect weather conditions that make sleeping under the stars an attractive possibility. Really, there’s nothing quite like it... the crisp, clean air on your skin; the night-time sounds in your ears; and of course the shooting stars, visible as they dash across the sky. Nothing goes better with summertime camping than summertime snacking, and that’s one reason we created Trader Joe’s Shooting Stars. The other reason is...

Mango Galette

June 15, 2016 in Category: What's New

Galette. It looks like a fruit pie, hastily made. Roughly round, with imperfectly folded pastry edges, galettes are usually brimming with apples, pears, peaches, or berries—nothing wrong with that! However, being mango season at Trader Joe’s, we couldn’t resist... Trader Joe’s Mango Galette is indeed rustic in appearance—and elegant, all at once. Our (close to) Boston bakers form these beauties by hand, starting with a traditional, wheat flour, pastry dough. The dough is filled with mangos, and lots of them. Notice, “Mango” is the...

Mango Bar Bites

June 13, 2016 in Category: What's New

Sometime in the twentieth century, somewhere, someone wedded pies with cookies to create a treat category unto itself—dessert bars. Genius. Sometime in 2011, Trader Joe’s wedded frozen, bite-size convenience with Classic Lemon Bars. Smart move. And that brings us to now. Exclusive to the mode of mango, we’ve crafted sweet-to-be-square Mango Bar Bites that are nothing short of brilliant, if we do say so ourselves. Trader Joe’s Mango Bar Bites feature a...

Mango Waffles

June 09, 2016 in Category: What's New

When we first conceived of Mango Season months ago, it didn't take long for the product ideas started pouring in. Mango Waffles came to mind immediately. We do pumpkin waffles every fall, and those are pretty darn tasty, our Buyer thought to herself. Why not give Mango Waffles a go? Trader Joe’s Mango Waffles are exactly what you want in a...

Mango Salsa

June 08, 2016 in Category: What's New

Diced mango, red onion, cilantro, and jalapeño peppers, seasoned with lime juice, sunflower oil and salt—Mango Salsa boasts fresh vibrancy, heat, and sweet, ripe mango flavor. Here’s the kicker, though—Mango Salsa starts frozen. When the tasting panel first reviewed Mango Salsa, deep discussion ensued. The quality was unquestionable. The quandary—would customers look for salsa in the freezer? Sure, frozen fruits and vegetables are ubiquitous. We’ve even had tremendous success with frozen products as a result of their amazing...

Mango Sorbet Bon Bons

June 06, 2016 in Category: What's New

Goody, goody! That’s what you’ll be saying when you get your hands on some of these delicious Mango Sorbet Bon Bons. No really, that’s what “bon bon” translates to from French. So if you are as excited as we are for this summer novelty—goody, goody, indeed! Trader Joe’s Mango Sorbet Bon Bons with Chocolate Coating are a bold, refreshing re-imagining of our traditional ice cream bon bons. Instead of ice cream, they showcase sorbet made from...

Nourish Antioxidant Facial Moisturizer

June 03, 2016 in Category: What's New

You win some, you lose some. Not talking about Vegas. We’re talking about moisture. Your skin’s hydration is in constant flux—gaining moisture from your blood vessels and from the air around you, and losing moisture when damaged skin cells fail to maintain the moisture that’s been absorbed. When too much moisture is lost, you’re left feeling dry; a state that also promotes wrinkles and dull skin. Of course, the remedy for dry skin is lotion—and some lotions hydrate better than others. Our new Nourish: Enriched Intensive Antioxidant Facial Moisturizer is specially formulated for us by...

Muesli

June 01, 2016 in Category: What's New

There once was a Swiss-German doctor intrigued by the positive effects raw foods seem to have on the human body. He experienced such effects firsthand when he reportedly healed himself from jaundice by eating raw apples. Seeking a new, healthy, breakfast option for his chronically ill patients, Maximilian Bircher-Benner developed a cereal that came to be known as Birchermüesli—which effectively means: “Bircher’s little mash-up.” “Mash-up of what?” you ask. It was a...

Uncured Bacon Jam

May 30, 2016 in Category: What's New

Ever have the impulse to spread your bacon? Perhaps you’ve never even had the thought, given that crispy strips of fried pork belly are inherently unamenable to spreading. Then again, maybe in your wildest and best dreams you’ve imagined a knife, a slice of toast, and a jar filled with spreadable, edible bacon. Now, listen here: It’s time to forget what you’ve learned of food inflexibility and broken bacon dreams. Trader Joe’s has your bacon—and we’re ready to jam! Our Uncured Bacon Jam is...