Here are some new Trader Joe’s products found on store shelves by your fellow readers. If you’ve tried any of them, share your thoughts about them in the comments.

Trader Joe's Nutty Seedy Fruity Bar

Trader Joe’s Nutty Seedy Fruity Bar

Trader Joe's Organic Blackstrap Molasses

Trader Joe’s Organic Blackstrap Molasses

Trader Joe's Maple Sugar Candy

Trader Joe’s Maple Sugar Candy

Trader Joe's Organic Unsweetened Coconut Chips

Trader Joe’s Organic Unsweetened Coconut Chips

Trader Joe's Harissa Salsa

Trader Joe’s Harissa Salsa

What’s blackstrap molasses? I’m glad you asked because now I can use the knowledge I learned when I asked Google that question. It’s the result of a third boiling of sugar cane to make molasses. It has a robust flavor and is more bitter than regular molasses. It contains vitamin B6, calcium, magnesium, iron, and manganese. It’s used in baking, making ethanol, cattle feed, and fertilizers. (Spotted by Rachel C at Trader Joe’s.)

Thank you to all the photo contributors! If you’re out shopping and see an interesting new product on the shelf, snap a picture of it, and send us an email ([email protected]) with where you found it and “Spotted” in the subject line. Or reply to us (@theimpulsivebuy) on Twitter with the photo, where you spotted it, and the hashtag #spotted. If you do so, you might see your picture in our next Spotted on Shelves post.

2 thoughts to “SPOTTED ON SHELVES (TRADER JOE’S EDITION) – 10/26/2016”

  1. Either I’m doing some nerdy wishful thinking, or that Nutty Seedy Fruity Bar is a cleverly disguised Firefly reference!

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