Trader Joe’s Benefits

You may have heard about Trader Joe’s coffee but there are also many other Trader Joe’s benefits. Trader Joe’s is an American grocery store chain. They have been ranked as having the highest sales per square foot in the USA. And Trader Joe’s was also ranked as the second best supermarket chain after Wegman’s. They have consistently ranked high in customer service and are considered one of the most ethical companies. So, Trader Joe’s benefits to you include great coffee but also great customer service and an ethical approach to the products they sell.

Trader Joe’s Benefits Include a Wide Selection of Organic and Fair Trade Coffees

The food and drink site, The Thrillist, ranked Trader Joe’s coffees.

Whether you think Trader Joe’s is a quirky wonderland of delicious snack foods or the seventh circle of hell, you have to respect the staggering amount of coffee they’re peddling. We counted 30 varieties on a trip, which made us wonder which were drinkable and which were nothing more than gussied up Folgers in goofy, colorful tins. There are a lot of options.

Here are top ranked coffees at Trader Joe’s according to The Thrillist.

  • Kenya AA
  • Organic Fair Trade Honduras
  • Wintry Blend
  • Lys Kaffe
  • Colombia Supremo
  • Ginger Bread
  • Organic Fair Trade Five Country Espresso Blend
  • Select Harvest
  • New Mexico Piñon Coffee
  • Low Acid French Roast

And there were twenty more choices, so Trader Joe’s benefits when it comes to coffee include great coffee and a wide selection as well.


Trader Joes benefits include USDA certified organic coffees

USDA Organic Coffee Certification


We were pleased to see a coffee from Colombia listed high in The Thrillist’s rankings. It is of note that they commented that if the coffee had been fresher it would have been better. If you like to buy Arabica coffee directly from Colombia and want the freshest please contact us at

When we wrote recently about Colombian Arabica organic coffee we received several requests for information and pricing from folks who wanted to buy Arabica coffee directly from Colombia.

If you want good coffee, drink Arabica. If you want great coffee, look for Arabica coffee from Colombia. And if you want the best, look for Colombian Arabica organic coffee. If you want this great coffee shipped directly to you, contact us today.

The folks who contacted us after the article ranged from people who were simply interested in Colombian coffee to roasters across the globe who were interested in prices and the specifics of getting bulk wholesale green coffee beans shipped from Colombia. With our readers’ and clients’ questions in mind here is some useful information about our business connecting Colombian Arabica coffee growers to coffee lovers everywhere.


Trader Joe's benefits include Arabica Coffee from Colombia

Arabica Coffee from Colombia


Trader Joe’s brands include a wide selection of coffees. benefits include direct access to suppliers deep in the heart of the coffee growing region of Colombia.

Trader Joe’s Brands Include Unique Products for Folks with Food Allergies

Having found out I was allergic to soy, I began my mission to search for a protein powder that had no soy. This was no easy deed, I looked through all of my containers of it, and there biggest day, was a listing of soy in the ingredient section for each one of them. I was pleasantly surprised one day while shopping at Trader Joe’s to find a protein powder containing no soy called Trader Joe’s Hemp Protein Powder. When I looked at the ingredient and nutrition label, this is what I found:

  • 130 calories per serving
  • No saturated fat
  • 9 grams of protein
  • 500 mg of Omega 3
  • 10 essential amino acids
  • It is also gluten free!
  • It is soy free!
  • Low in sodium
  • High in iron
  • High in dietary fiber

Anyone who has suffered from food allergies knows it is no fun. I believe Trader Joe’s Hemp’s is great for those allergic to soy or gluten or for those who just want to see if it may make a difference in their life.

This powder’s taste does take some getting used to. I do not know if it is the absence of the soy or the gluten, but it definitely has a much grittier texture than most powders I have used. I have tried the chocolate and the vanilla flavors, and the chocolate really does not taste like chocolate but it okay. I do like the fact, though; that it has a small list of ingredients in comparison to some others (that taste like candy).

I was also taken back a bit by the amount of protein per serving in the Trader Joe’s brand of Hemp Protein Powder in comparison to other protein powders. This one only offered 9 grams of protein per serving while many protein powders now offer 15-25 grams of fiber per serving. Because I like this product so much, I just mix it together with things like natural oatmeal or yogurt ( mixes well with creamier items) to make up for the protein it lacks.

Trader Joe’s has so many great products and such great customer service that if you have a specific need in regard to foods or drinks just ask and they can probably help you. Their food categories include gluten free, kosher and vegan.

And if you want to make something different for dinner or dessert Trader Joe’s benefits include recipes right on the main page of the Trader Joe’s web site. Today it is Strawberry Lemon muffins with a link to the complete recipe.


  • 1 cup TJ’s Just Almond Meal
  • 2 tablespoons TJ’s Blanched Almond Flour
  • 1 teaspoon TJ’s Baking Powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon TJ’s Sea Salt
  • Zest and juice from 2 large TJ’s Lemons
  • 1/4 cup TJ’s Organic Virgin Coconut Oil, melted (microwave for 30 seconds)
  • 2 tablespoons TJ’s 100% Pure Maple Syrup
  • 4 TJ’s Eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup diced TJ’s Strawberries
  • Lemon Glaze (optional)
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup TJ’s Organic Cane Sugar
  • Zest and juice from 1 large TJ’s Lemon


  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a muffin tin with 10 muffin liners, or grease slots with coconut oil and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, mix together 1 cup almond meal, 2 tablespoons almond flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Set aside.
  • In a separate medium bowl, combine lemon zest, lemon juice, ¼ cup melted coconut oil, 2 tablespoons maple syrup and 4 beaten eggs. Add the dry ingredients to wet ingredients and stir until just combined. Fold in 1 cup of diced strawberries. Do not over mix.
  • Add ¼ cup spoonfuls of the batter to 10 muffin slots. Bake 17 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  • To make glaze: in a small saucepan, combine ½ cup water, ½ cup sugar and the zest and juice from 1 lemon. Heat to a rapid boil until glaze thickens and coats the back of a spoon, about 10-15 minutes.
  • Remove muffins from oven and let cool. Drizzle glaze atop muffins and enjoy!


Trader Joes brands include great recipes like for strawberry lemon muffins right on their web site.

Strawberry Lemon Muffins

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