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Discontinued at Trader Joe's - July thru December 2012

Renewing for the second half of the year. I have not seen the summer season Meyer Lemon Cake Mix so far - not even sure they had it last year, since I had stockpiled some from 2010. Looks like it's extinct =-(

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  1. falafel chips were gone last week--don't think they'll be back. liked having them there, though didn't purchase them often.

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    1. re: noya

      Are you in the mid-Atlantic? A lot of things were gone last week due to inventory.

      1. re: noya

        I saw them at a NYC-area store yesterday.

        1. re: noya

          Yes, I saw those chips there today. Are they good? I have never had or considered them.

          1. re: noya

            Spotted these today at the Pittsburgh, PA store

          2. My TJ's employee friend told me the Everything Crackers have *not* been discontinued; they are backordered at the supplier. I hope she's right.

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            1. re: Rilke

              I've also heard that the Bite Size Everything Crackers are back-ordered, both from employees in NYC and in Paramus. One employee told me that it's one of their most popular products. I hope that's true. Seems like they've been gone for a while. Supplier problems, perhaps?

              1. re: Rilke

                Thank you for that, because I grabbed 'the last box' at our store last week, and was afraid that they were gone forever.

                1. re: Rilke

                  Everything Crackers have returned!!

                  1. re: Rilke

                    They only very briefly, at least in the NYC and northern NJ areas. Then they were gone again. I haven't seen them in months. Did supplier problems kill this item? If so, then how depressing. I've had to switch to the long flat crackers in cellophane trays.

                    1. re: Ike

                      I haven't seen them in months either, and I no longer work at the store so I don't know the story. I miss them :-(

                      1. re: Rilke

                        I asked the employees when I went last week to Trader Joe's. They are still trying to find a source to produce the cracker and hope to see it soon. Not sure when though but they are trying since it is a best seller.

                  2. re: Rilke

                    I'm sure glad to hear that, I hope they are in my store (Oakland, CA) this afternoon.

                  3. Is mango lassi gone for good or just temporarily unavailable?

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                    1. re: drmoze

                      Lassi was discontinued in May.

                    2. Have not seen my TJ's beloved Lemon and Triple Ginger Snap Ice Cream, nor is it listed on TJ's website, which contains a complete listing of their frozen ice creams. Hope this is not a permanently discontinued item!!!

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                      1. re: littleflower

                        strange--my store had it last week. maybe your store hasnt been ordering it for some reason? ask at the captain's "altar".

                        1. re: chez cherie

                          It's back (lemon and triple ginger snap ice cream)...must have been a delay in shipment because I did not see it there the last time...thanks chez cherie

                        2. re: littleflower

                          Triple Ginger Lemon Ice Cream discontinued on 4/4/2013.

                          Web Customer Relations <webRelations@traderjoes.com>

                          The Triple Ginger Lemon Ice Cream has been discontinued due to nationwide slow sales, and inventory is no longer available at our warehouses....I miss this one, too! I am sorry for the disappointment, as there are no plans for the return of this item. We also are contractually bound to a non-disclosure agreement for any product under our Trader Joe's Private Label and may not divulge our supplier.

                          I have shared your comments with our Product Steering Committee. I cannot guarantee an immediate outcome; however, we absolutely do take customer requests into account when we develop new products and revise, or bring back old ones!

                          Best regards,

                          Kerry
                          Customer Relations

                          1. re: CallMeJoe

                            Noooooooooooo! I loved that ice cream - I know some people did not care for it but I thought it was really an original flavor you couldn't find anywhere else, plus I love lemon ice cream. Well, hope they replace it soon with another flavor just as good as that one.

                        3. I miss the old version of TJ's Shredded BBQ (used to be in tubs, found in the refrigerator section - already cooked - just heat and eat). TJ's carried this version back in 2006/2007, and the bbq sauce was milder and not quite so spicy compared to what they are now carrying in stock.