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Trader Joe’s Revealed Its Most Popular Products Of 2016 And There’s A Lot To Talk About

We all have a lot of TJ’s opinions.

1. Very important food announcement: In honor of Trader Joe’s 8th Annual Customer Choice Awards, the grocery store has revealed its most popular products of 2016.

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This is obviously vital information because almost every one has very strong Trader Joe’s opinions.

2. So now’s your chance to voice your opinion and decide if you agree with the winning products, or if you think one of the runners-up should have come in first. Choose wisely.

  1. Favorite Overall Item: Mandarin Orange Chicken
    Trader Joe's
    1. Yup, Mandarin Orange Chicken for sure.
    2. Are you kidding me? Shoulda been Cookie Butter.
    3. Nah, I’m going with Joe’s Diner Mac ‘n Cheese.
    4. Nope, Pound Plus 72% Dark Chocolate for me.
    5. Triple Ginger Snaps for life.
    6. Let me tell you about my food feelings in the comments.
  1. Favorite Cheese: Unexpected Cheddar
    Trader Joe's
    1. Yup, Unexpected Cheddar for sure.
    2. Are you kidding me? Shoulda been the Triple Creme Brie.
    3. Nah, I’m going with the 1000 Day Gouda.
    4. Nope, Sharp Cheddar Pub Cheese for me.
    5. Goat Cheese Log for life.
    6. Let me tell you about my food feelings in the comments.
  1. Favorite Candy: Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups
    Trader Joe's
    1. Yup, Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups for sure.
    2. Are you kidding me? Shoulda been the Dark Chocolate Covered Almonds.
    3. Nah, I’m going with the Scandinavian Swimmers.
    4. Nope, it’s the English Toffee for me.
    5. Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels for life.
    6. Let me tell you about my food feelings in the comments.
  1. Favorite Bakery Item: Soft Pretzel Stick
    Trader Joe's
    1. Yup, Soft Pretzel Stick for sure.
    2. Are you kidding me? Shoulda been the Organic French Baguette.
    3. Nah, I’m going with the Almond Ring Danish.
    4. Nope, the Kringle for me.
    5. The Sourdough Bread for life.
    6. Let me tell you about my food feelings in the comments.
  1. Favorite Beverage: Spiced Cider
    Trader Joe's
    1. Yup, Spiced Cider for sure.
    2. Are you kidding? Shoulda been Triple Ginger Brew.
    3. Nah, I’m going with Winter Wassail.
    4. Nope, 100% Honey Crisp Unfiltered Apple Cider for me.
    5. 100% Cranberry Juice for life.
    6. Let me tell you about my food feelings in the comments.
  1. Favorite Coffee: Cold Brew Coffee
    Trader Joe's
    1. Yup, Cold Brew Coffee for sure.
    2. Are you kidding me? Shoulda been the French Roast Coffee.
    3. Nah, I’m going with the Wintry Blend.
    4. Nope, it’s the Kona Coffee for me.
    5. Joe’s Dark for life.
    6. Let me tell you about my food feelings in the comments.
  1. Favorite Condiment: Organic Ketchup
    Trader Joe's
    1. Yup, Organic Ketchup for sure.
    2. Are you kidding me? Shoulda been the Greed Dragon Hot Sauce.
    3. Nah, I’m going with the Thai Sweet Chile Sauce.
    4. Nope, Aioli Garlic Mustard for sure.
    5. Hatch Valley Salsa for life.
    6. Let me tell you about my food feelings in the comments.
  1. Favorite Meat(less) Item: Soy Chorizo
    Trader Joe's
    1. Yup, Soy Chorizo for sure.
    2. Are you kidding? Shoulda been the Meatless Meatballs.
    3. Nah, I’m going with the Ground Turkey.
    4. Nope, Chicken Sausage for me.
    5. Grass Fed Ground Angus Beef for life.
    6. Let me tell you about my food feelings in the comments.
  1. Favorite Frozen Item: Mandarin Orange Chicken
    Trader Joe's
    1. Yup, the Mandarin Orange Chicken is so good it deserves to win a second time.
    2. Are you kidding me? Shoulda been Joe’s Diner Mac ‘n Cheese.
    3. Nah, I’m going with the riced Cauliflower.
    4. Nope, the Hatch Chile Mac ‘n Cheese for me.
    5. Chocolate Croissants for life.
    6. Let me tell you about my food feelings in the comments.
  1. Favorite Produce: Bananas
    Trader Joe's
    1. Yup, bananas for sure.
    2. Are you kidding? Shoulda been avocados.
    3. Nah, I’m going with the brussels sprouts.
    4. Nope, riced cauliflower for me.
    5. Arugula for life.
    6. Let me tell you about my food feelings in the comments.
  1. Favorite Snack: Peanut Butter Pretzels
    Trader Joe's
    1. Yup, Peanut Butter Pretzels for sure.
    2. Are you kidding? Shoulda been the Organic Corn chip Dippers.
    3. Nah, I’m going with the Plantain Chips.
    4. Nope, World’s Puffiest White Cheddar for me.
    5. Kettle Corn for life.
    6. Let me tell you about my food feelings in the comments.
  1. Favorite Salad: Arugula
    Trader Joe's
    1. Yup, arugula for sure.
    2. Are you kidding? Shoulda been the baby spinach.
    3. Nah, I’m going with Cruciferous Crunch.
    4. Nope, butter lettuce for me.
    5. Healthy 8 Chopped Veggies for life.
    6. Let me tell you about my food feelings in the comments.
  1. Favorite Pumpkin Item: Pumpkin Butter
    Trader Joe's
    1. Yup, Pumpkin Butter for sure.
    2. Are you kidding? Shoulda been the Pumpkin Bread & Muffin Mix.
    3. Nah, I’m going with the Gluten Free Pumpkin Bread & Muffin Mix.
    4. Nope, the Organic Canned Pumpkin for me.
    5. This Pumpkin Walks Into a Bar for life.
    6. Let me tell you about my food feelings in the comments.

16. *Bonus Non-Food Round*

  1. Favorite Home/Bath Item: Tea Tree Tingle Shampoo
    Trader Joe's/Amazon
    1. Yup, the Tea Tree Tingle Shampoo for sure.
    2. Are you kidding? Shoulda been the Coconut Body Butter.
    3. Nah, I’m going with the Pumpkin Body Butter.
    4. Nope, Head to Toe Balm for me.
    5. Lavender Dryer Sachets for life.
    6. Let me tell you about my food feelings in the comments.

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