Trader Joe’s holds one of the top spots on my list of grocery stores in the area where I live.
When you ask for help in finding something, the employee doesn’t just point, or tell you the aisle number. You get walked over to the product. Then the employee will answer questions or find someone with the answers if he or she isn’t knowledgeable in that area.
That is called good customer service, and the management at the Trader Joe’s where I shop has that covered!
Recently I asked the lady who was restocking shelves for a snack idea because I was expecting company. She showed me a new product on the shelves: Honey, Pass The Snack Mix with Honey Roasted Peanuts and Sesame Sticks.
They do have a creative marketing/advertising department at Trader Joe’s with clever names for products!
Honey, Pass the Snack Mix got good reviews from my guests.
The list is extremely long because the individual ingredients making up each main ingredient (whew!) are all listed on the back of the package.
The main ingredients: honey roasted peanuts; pretzels; wheat squares; honey roast sesame sticks; rye chips and sesame bread sticks.
Ingredients giving the product the salty, savory flavor: garlic powder, organic vegan Worcestershire sauce; molasses; agave syrup; salt; lemon juice concentrate; ginger puree; tamarind; chili pepper; allspice; cloves; orange extract; lemon extract; natural smoke flavor; natural onion flavor; celery salt; natural smoke flavor and cayenne pepper.
How all of those sweet and savory ingredients get incorporated into the snack mix is unknown to me — there sure seem to be a lot of them!
Serving size 1/2 cup (40g)
Servings per container about 6
Calories from fat, 110
Total fat, 12g (saturated fat, 3.5g, trans fat, 0g
Total carbohydrates, 20g (dietary fiber, 2g, sugars 2g)
Vitamin A, 2%
Vitamin C, 0%
Contains peanuts, wheat, milk and soy. May contain traces of tree nuts.
The package description: This is one honey of a salty, savory mix of some favorite nibbles. A natural take on the traditional snack mix, ours has no artificial flavors or preservatives. Honey, Pass the Snack Mix contains a range of snack favorites including honey roasted peanuts, rye chips, and pretzels, to name a few. Baking brings out the crunchiness, and cayenne pepper adds the punch! We hope enjoying this mix is quickly followed up by “Honey, that was delicious.”
I give this snack a 5 out of 5 rating.
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