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Trader Joe's smoked trout in a can

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amsc70 Mar 2, 2011 11:59 AM

Does anyone have any idea if Trader Joe's still has the smoked trout in a can? I have checked a few different stores in the Boston area and they are all out..

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Trader Joe's
1427 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02476

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    ed1066 RE: amsc70 Mar 2, 2011 12:21 PM

    TJ's selection rotates at an alarming rate. This could be another R.I.P. item you won't see again. I learned my lesson when they ditched the soy butter I loved. Now I stock up if I see something I like.

    1. MrsCheese RE: amsc70 Mar 2, 2011 07:27 PM

      I was just at TJs in Framingham Sat and totally forgot to get the smoked trout (I usually buy about 6 cans at a time). However the time before that they had it. Please don't tell me they're getting rid of it! I love that stuff!

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        dasbrick RE: amsc70 Mar 3, 2011 08:16 AM

        The trout is "temporarily out of stock," so you won't find it in any stores for a while. The good news is that it isn't discontinued, but the bad news is that it might be a few weeks before it comes back.

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          amsc70 RE: dasbrick Mar 3, 2011 09:05 AM

          Great... thank you so much!! I will just keep checking back with my local store. Thank you all for your comments. :)

        2. Boston_Otter RE: amsc70 Mar 3, 2011 09:46 AM

          If this is the smoked trout that comes in a sardine-like tin, there's decent stock of it at the Fresh Pond TJ's as of this morning.

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            amsc70 RE: Boston_Otter Mar 7, 2011 05:18 AM

            Thanks Boston_Otter!!! I went to Fresh Pond TJs Saturday morning and I am good to go. :) Thank you again.

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            little.tiger RE: amsc70 Mar 8, 2011 10:52 AM

            What does the can look like? I've never noticed this product. I could use an alternative to plain old tuna or kippered herring in a can. Is it packed in oil or water?

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              amsc70 RE: little.tiger Mar 8, 2011 11:44 AM

              It looks just like a sardine can and is located right near the tuna. It is packed in oil

            2. Science Chick RE: amsc70 Mar 30, 2011 08:33 AM

              Thanks for the heads up on this item!! Never tried before and just had it for lunch in chunks on Ak Mak crackers. Yum! I love the suggestion on the can to "refrigerate unused portion". Heh-Heh.

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                cpingenot RE: Science Chick Mar 30, 2011 01:27 PM

                me too- I hadn't heard of it, and was looking for a smoked fish alternative to salmon,
                it's great tossed into a salad too. i bought a couple at the Mem drive store and put them in my desk for a quick lunch/ snack.

              2. MrsCheese RE: amsc70 Mar 30, 2011 12:17 PM

                They had a bunch at Acton last weekend too if anyone is still having trouble finding it.

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