7 Delicious Latin-Inspired Treats You Can Buy at Trader Joe's

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Trader Joe's, known for its unique snacks and easy-to-prep meals, also has a reputation for offering up the flavors of the world. It's a little-known fact that TJ's sends buyers all over the globe to seek inspiration for new, interesting, and tasty products to sell at the store. That means you might find salsas like your mom used to make at home, chips not made out of potatoes but plantains and corn, and even rice seasoned with your favorite Argentinean mix. Here are seven of the best Latin-flavored products from one of your favorite grocery stores.

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Trader Joe's Chile Spiced Mango
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Trader Joe's Chile Spiced Mango

The perfect sweet afternoon snack, but beware, it has a serious kick.

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Trader Joe's Roasted Plantain Chips
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Trader Joe's Roasted Plantain Chips

The perfect predinner appetizer, especially if paired with chimichurri salsa for dipping.

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Trader Joe's Giant Peruvian Inca Corn
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Trader Joe's Giant Peruvian Inca Corn

This giant corn may remind you of Corn Nuts at first glance, but trust us: totally not the same. This is a perfectly spiced, popcorn-like snack for when you're craving something salty.

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Trader Joe's Peruvian-Style Chimichurri Rice
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Trader Joe's Peruvian-Style Chimichurri Rice

A perfect go-to side for when you want dinner stat but don't feel like whipping something up from scratch.

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Trader Joe's Tropical Mango Pineapple Salsa
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Trader Joe's Tropical Mango Pineapple Salsa

This salsa is great for subtly spicing up dishes like fish or for dipping appetizers like plantain chips or yucca fries.

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Trader Joe's Dulce de Leche
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Trader Joe's Dulce de Leche

Dulce de leche is always in stock in the kitchen of a Latina with a sweet tooth. TJ's knows that and has you covered with this creamy spread.

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Trader Joe's Chile Relleno
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Trader Joe's Chile Relleno

Trader Joe's is known for its plentiful selection of frozen (and delicious) Mexican dishes, and this quick and easy classic is no exception.