New Trader Joe's Products You Won't Want to Miss
For fans of the grocery store chain, sampling and stocking up on Trader Joe's new items is one of the highlights of each season. Everyone has their own opinion on what the best Trader Joe's product is, but we can all agree that when the inventory turns over and Trader Joe's new products hit the store shelves, it's like your birthday come early. Of course, the flip side is that when one of your beloved snacks disappears for the season — or forever — it can be painful, until you find a new favorite to take its place. Luckily, from endless vegan options to tasty-and-cheap wines to bizarre-yet-delicious food combos, the product lineup at Trader Joe's is top tier, and there's always something new to get excited about.
The only downside to the never-ending variety? Trader Joe's new items change so frequently that it's almost impossible to keep up — and with intriguing Trader Joe's new products appearing in-store seemingly every week, it can make you vulnerable to expensive impulse buys. Take it from us: with meal and snack picks this yummy, it's best to know what's waiting before you head to the store (lest you accidentally drop $1,000 on groceries). So we've rounded up the can't-miss Trader Joe's new items that you just have to stock up on. Hopefully, the preview will help you narrow down your shopping list. But the truth is, the products in this batch of Trader Joe's new items are so tasty, you might want to buy doubles.
Prices and products may vary by Trader Joe's location.
— Additional reporting by Haley Lyndes, Theresa Massony, Charlotte Kho, Naomi Parris, Clara Amelia, Mirel Zaman, Lauren Mazzo
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Tiniest Chocolate Chip Cookies
Almost too cute to be true, these teeny tiny chocolate chip cookies make a great ice cream topper, an addition to homemade trail mix, a road trip snack, or even a bowl of cereal.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: S'mores Bars
These frozen s'mores bars layer a graham cracker crust with a fudgy brownie and gooey marshmallow creme topping; thaw them and enjoy the magic of a s'more, no campfire needed.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Party Can Triple Spice Margarita
Hosting a summer party? Grab this can of margarita mix, and you'll be ready to serve 12 drinks without any of the laborious lime squeezing. Even the tequila is inside!
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Celebration Cake Gelato
Trader Joe's fans cannot stop talking about this new treat. Celebration Cake Gelato comes with cake pieces and rainbow sprinkles, perfect for making any day feel like an occasion.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Donut Nectarines
These adorable Donut Nectarines take the shape of, yep, doughnuts, but pack all the sweet, seasonal taste of a fresh nectarine. As Alex of @TraderJoesNew notes, they're great when baked, too.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Pomodoro Cremoso Salad Kit
It might just be the Italian name, but this new Pomodoro Cremoso (aka "creamy tomato") Trader Joe's salad kit makes the idea of a quick bagged salad seem gloriously fancy. It comes with an Italian-inspired, five-lettuce blend, plus a creamy tomato vinaigrette, rosemary focaccia croutons, and Parmesan cheese crisps.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Dark Chocolate Pineapple Sticks
Pop these Trader Joe's Dark Chocolate Pineapple Sticks in the fridge or freezer for a chocolaty, gummy snack with a slightly tropical flavor.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Beef Birria
Love tacos? Trader Joe's new frozen Beef Birria — slow-cooked beef in savory tomato and chile sauce — is the perfect filling for your next at-home taco night. Don't forget to dip or drizzle your tacos in the sauce (it may just be the best part).
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Lemon Pesto Sauce
This new Trader Joe's Lemon Pesto Sauce, which Natasha Fischer of @TraderJoesList describes as "sunshine in a bite" is a welcome addition to sandwiches, pastas, or dips. It has a lemony, cheesy flavor that's perfect for summer cooking or entertaining.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Tiny Fruity Cuties
Kelsey Lynch of @TraderJoesFoodReviews calls this fruity new breakfast cereal a "cross between fruit loops and trix." Snack on it dry when you're craving something sweet, or eat it with milk and a spoon — just don't forget to drink up the pink milk when you're done.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Mini (Almost) Everything Bagel Sandwich Crackers
TJ's is always finding new ways to deliver one of our favorite products, the Everything but the Bagel Seasoning. Mini (Almost) Everything Bagel Sandwich Crackers are like a bagel and cream cheese shrunk down into mini-cracker-sandwich form.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Passion Fruit Rounds
You'll love the balance of sweet and sour in these passion fruit snacks — but what really keeps customers coming back is the surprising crunch from the seeds. It's the perfect textural je ne sais quoi.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Chocolate & Vanilla Bean Swirl Gelato
It's ice cream season, and this gelato swirl gives you the best of both worlds. It's also drizzled with fudge — irresistible.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Ube Mochi
Trader Joe's seasonal ube treats have a cult following, especially the mochi. The rice dough is perfectly sweet and pillowy, and there's something fun about eating a purple dessert.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Taco Seasoned Gouda Cheese
Trader Joe's cheese selection is stacked, and this addition is sure to be a new customer favorite. The Dutch gouda is seasoned with jalapeño powder, dried bell pepper, onion, garlic, cumin seeds, and oregano, and is perfect for snacking on its own, or melting over nachos.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Strawberry White Stilton Cheese
Another cheesy win. The sweet strawberries complement the smooth and creamy Stilton in a completely addictive way.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Organic Very Green Soup!
Perfect for when you want a fast but healthy lunch, this soup is made with a coconut milk and miso base (so it's filling and satisfying), and has spinach, kale, and broccoli so you know you're doing something good for your body.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Snacky Clusters
For those of us who can't get enough salty-sweet combos, these clusters are for you. They include potato chips, corn chips, and pretzels, all enrobed in delicious milk chocolate. Buy a few bags.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Squiggly Knife Cut Style Noodles
The Squiggly Knife Cut Style Noodles is a great quick, go-to lunch or dinner for the days you can't be bothered to meal prep. Each noodle serving comes with its own soy and sesame sauce, which creates the perfect base for your favorite veggies or protein.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Cheddar Jalapeño Pull Apart Bread
Whether you're sharing with friends or you're a party of one, the gooey cheese and crispy sliced jalapeños on top of the warm, soft bread makes this the ideal appetizer.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Organic Trofie Pasta
Trader Joe's Organic Trofie Pasta is imported from Italy and the perfect match for pesto sauce. That's amore!
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Italian Tomato & Red Onion Focaccia
Who doesn't love a good bread? The Italian Tomato and Red Onion Focaccia will leave you daydreaming of a trip to Italy.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Pizza and Ketchup Flavored Sprinkle Seasoning Blends
These seasoning blends are great to shake over some french fries, eggs, roasted veggies, or soups.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: All Natural Pasture Raised Heirloom Ground Chicken
Here we have a different kind of chicken. According to Trader Joe's, their All Natural, Pasture Raised, Heirloom Ground Chicken comes from a recognized breed with a genetic line that can be traced back multiple generations. With no antibiotics or added hormones, it's a ground chicken you can trust.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Italian-Style Wedding Soup
OK, so Italians don't actually serve this soup at weddings. But one look across the Trader Joe's aisle and we can hear the wedding bells — it's just that delicious.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Mee Krob Snackers
TJ's does crunchy snacks so, so well — and these snackers just became an instant fave. They're made up of cubes of thin, crispy-fried rice noodles coated in a perfectly balanced sweet-and-sour sauce.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Ube Purple Yam Flavored Ice Cream
It's back! For the last few years, this ube ice cream has been everyone's favorite. Now's your chance to stock up — or nab it for the first time if you've never tried it.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Vegan Poke
The secret ingredient to this vegan bowl is beets. It tastes best chilled, and we love it over rice.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: French Heritage Saint Paulin Cheese
This creamy, mild cheese pairs exceptionally well with fruit — but it's also next level in a grilled cheese.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Slightly Coated Dark Chocolate Almonds
When you need just a little sweetness but don't want a sugar crash, these lightly coated chocolate almonds are the perfect treat.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Oat Chocolate Bars
Like a crunch bar, but dairy-free, soy-free, gluten-free, and vegan.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Italian Tomato & Burrata Ravioloni
Ravioloni are super-sized ravioli, and this new option mixes creamy burrata cheese; crushed, roasted, and dried tomatoes; mozzarella; butter; breadcrumbs; and basil paste. It's the perfect bite.
Best New Trader Joe's Product: Organic Jalapeño Limeade
There is truly no better summer drink than this citric, sweet, slightly spicy limeade. We love it over ice — or over ice with tequila.