83 episodes

From our humble beginnings as a small chain of eclectic Southern California convenience stores, Trader Joe’s has grown to become a national chain of 545 (and counting) neighborhood grocery stores, employing more than 60,000 Crew Members. How? By being comfortable with being different. Every episode takes you Inside Trader Joe’s in a podcast series only Trader Joe's could deliver.

Are you a Trader Joe’s fan? Want to know what keeps people coming back? Hungry for all the new and exciting stuff coming to your neighborhood store? Let's go Inside Trader Joe’s. Thanks for listening.

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From our humble beginnings as a small chain of eclectic Southern California convenience stores, Trader Joe’s has grown to become a national chain of 545 (and counting) neighborhood grocery stores, employing more than 60,000 Crew Members. How? By being comfortable with being different. Every episode takes you Inside Trader Joe’s in a podcast series only Trader Joe's could deliver.

Are you a Trader Joe’s fan? Want to know what keeps people coming back? Hungry for all the new and exciting stuff coming to your neighborhood store? Let's go Inside Trader Joe’s. Thanks for listening.

    Episode 71: Inside – And Outside – Trader Joe's in Providence, RI

    Episode 71: Inside – And Outside – Trader Joe's in Providence, RI

    There are things that tie every Trader Joe’s together – delicious products, terrific everyday prices, and phenomenal Crew Members to name a few. Yet every store is also different. How can they all be different? That’s easy – we’re a neighborhood grocery store, and every store is in a unique neighborhood. The Crew reflects the neighborhood, the layout of the store reflects the neighborhood, and there are often signs and murals that reflect the neighborhood. Our store in Providence, Rhode Island is a great neighborhood store, with lots of only-in-Providence features to celebrate – let’s go, Parcel six!
    In this episode of Inside Trader Joe’s, we’re going both inside and outside our store in Providence, Rhode Island, to get up close and personal with this quintessential neighborhood store.  
    If you're in Providence, check out the store and their one-of-a-kind mural in person. And if you're not in Providence, you can check out images of their gorgeous mural in the images below, courtesy of The Avenue Concept. And click here for more information about the mural and its incorporation of Providence's history. Good stuff, indeed! 
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    Episode 72: It's Springtime for Shopping List at Trader Joe's

    Episode 72: It's Springtime for Shopping List at Trader Joe's

    Ah, spring. Birds singing, trees blooming, and products arriving, at your neighborhood Trader Joe’s. In this episode of Inside Trader Joe’s, we’re getting up close and personal with some of our favorite new and returning products for spring. Chocolate Donut Holes? OMD yes. Orange Wine? We spend some time with our resident wine expert to talk about wine of many colors. We’ll take a peek at – and a taste of – Piquant Popcorn. Can we talk about the Cinnamon Twist Danish Pastry? Yes we can, and yes we do, with our Bakery Category Manager. There’s always something new, delicious, and exciting at your neighborhood Trader Joe’s – this episode is loaded with all of these. Have a listen, then make your own springtime list and pay a visit to your neighborhood store...
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    • 30 min
    Episode 73: Trader Joe's Air Fryer Faves

    Episode 73: Trader Joe's Air Fryer Faves

    The air fryer. Depending on who you listen to, it’s either the best thing to hit kitchens since the microwave, or it’s a silly waste of space. Once you listen to this episode of Inside Trader Joe’s, we think you’ll be happy to walk into the light of the humble air fryer. We asked some Crew Members in our office to share their favorite Trader Joe’s products, air fryer style. We head to the kitchen and enjoy some appetizers, entrees, breakfast treats, and even a vegetable! #babybroccoli
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    • 24 min
    ICYMI: What's Up With Trader Joe's Mini Tote Bags

    ICYMI: What's Up With Trader Joe's Mini Tote Bags

    Mini Tote Bags? Those are a thing? Apparently, yes. And we knew we loved them – that’s why we decided to sell them. We absolutely did not predict how much our customers would love them. So what’s up with these adorable little tote-lets? Tune in to the latest in our series of bite-sized episodes, ITJ ICYMI, to get the scoop.
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    • 4 min
    Episode 66: A Trader Joe's Shopping List for Fall? Heck, Yes!

    Episode 66: A Trader Joe's Shopping List for Fall? Heck, Yes!

    Are you ready to fall in love? With fabulous faves like Fall Harvest Salsa and Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese? Or maybe new, destined-to-be-faves like Mini Maple Marshmallows or Maple Fudge? (Of course, we’d be remiss if we didn’t mention some returning Maple marvels as well.) This fall-forward episode of Inside Trader Joe’s is a harbinger of the season, and a surefire way to whet your appetite for all things cozy and comforting. Honeycrisp Apple Granola? Wicked Good Mini Chocolate Bars? (Yes!) Have a listen, and have a pencil ready… you’re going to want to make a list of your own!
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    • 30 min
    Episode 67: Inside the Trader Joe's Holiday Tasting Panel

    Episode 67: Inside the Trader Joe's Holiday Tasting Panel

    Before most of the world has even packed away its holiday decorations, Trader Joe’s is busy developing new products for the following year’s holiday season. How do we decide which products you’ll see in stores during the holidays? Our Tasting Panel is at the heart of it, and in this episode of Inside Trader Joe’s, we’re taking you inside the Holiday Tasting Panel, a days-long event where our product developers put forth their best ideas for future holiday fare, and The Panel tastes and questions and ponders… and ultimately comes to consensus on which products will fill our shelves in the holiday season ahead. As an added bonus, we revisit the origins of one of our most beloved holiday sweet treats – Jingle Jangle – and chat with suppliers making a couple of this year’s new creations.
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    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
4.2K Ratings

4.2K Ratings

RoryAndrea ,

This podcast survives my annual new year cleanse

Every year I review all the podcasts I follow and unfollow the ones that are not relevant to my season in life. Various faith, homeschool, gardening, writing, health podcasts might come and go for me, but Trader Joe’s still remains!!!

ethen gamer TV fan ,

Seriously?

There’s nothing in it.There’s no action.So it’s not for me.But…if you put some action in It I will like it.This is how much I like it🫤😑😤😠😡🤬👎👎🏻👎🏼👎🏽👎🏾👎🏿🙎🏻‍♂️

t78tt.r ,

Not a fan of destroying the NLRB

Sorry but Trader Joe's has entered the anti-union side of the equation. As such I'll not listen nor buy from them again.

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