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Trader Joe's Extravirgins (and Floozies)

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- 992 days ago -
Since starting my supermarket oils guide, I've received dozens of requests for an opinion on Trader Joe's olive oil offerings. Earlier this month I finally visited a Trader Joe's store in Spokane, Washington, where I bought six oils and tasted them...

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Susanne R. (237)
Friday November 8, 2013, 11:11 pm
A Trader Joe's just opened up in my neck of the woods. Since I use olive oil for cooking, salads, etc., this information is much appreciated. Thanks for posting it, Carrie!

Alexandra Rodda (180)
Saturday November 9, 2013, 3:38 am
Ah, Carrie, I should like to taste one of your salads with a well chosen Extra Virgin olive oil!
In my ignorance, I just trust the label on the bottle. Should learn to become more discriminating!

Anne P. (216)
Saturday November 9, 2013, 7:57 am
Not on this "tasting list" is the olive oil that I buy at Trader Joe's: Trader Giotto's 100% Italian Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, in a tall green glass bottle. Have been buying it for years, and it's very good quality. I believe it costs $3.99 for 16.9 fluid ounces.

. (0)
Saturday November 9, 2013, 10:50 am
Like any other retail chain, they will do what they can to squeeze a buck.

Dotti L. (85)
Saturday November 9, 2013, 12:55 pm
Carrie, thank you for this list. I do a lot of shopping at T.J.s Also thanks to Anne P for her input.

Birgit W. (156)
Saturday November 9, 2013, 2:48 pm
Thanks Carrie.

Carrie B. (311)
Saturday November 9, 2013, 2:51 pm
Thanks Anne. I appreciate the info.

june t. (66)
Saturday November 9, 2013, 6:09 pm

Jason S. (50)
Saturday November 9, 2013, 7:03 pm
Good posting, thanks

Past Member (0)
Sunday November 10, 2013, 5:58 am

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Sunday November 10, 2013, 1:03 pm
Thank you for sharing the truth about the products in our stores!
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