It wasn't all that long ago when Trader Joe's introduced the Cold Pressed Fuji Spiced Apple Cider. What I thought was a seasonal item, is still on shelves. Now, that means one of two things: either people hate it and it's sitting there still (Yes, I'm looking at you Carrot Cake Spread taking up all that shelf space at my local stores) or it might mean they still are stocking it. Given the fact that it's in the refrigerated aisle, it's highly unlikely that it is just sitting there. So, now alongside it is Trader Joe's Cold Pressed Pineapple Juice.
My complaint is pretty similar to the Cold Pressed Cider, it's a bit pricey for what you are getting. You see this one 12 ounce bottle is $2.99. While the apple cider is the same price, I'd reach for the cider every time.
Why? Because it was that simple addition of spice that made it unique and different from buying anything else.
Don't get me wrong. This is really good pineapple juice. It will separate and needs a good shake when you are ready to consume. But shy of juicing a pineapple yourself, this is as close to tasting of pure pineapple as possible.
However, if you are more price conscious and are possibly looking to keep something a bit more shelf stable, Trader Joe's sells cans of pineapple juice that are probably the best I've tasted.
They too need a good shake, but believe me, for the price, I'll be reaching for those little yellow cans.
If you enjoy pure pineapple juice taste, then look no further. But if you are like me and you save you drinking calories for your drinks, then I'd still reach for the cans of pineapple deliciousness.
And if you are wondering, no, I wouldn't waste pineapple juice this expensive on a cocktail.
Would I buy this again? For me, Trader Joe's Cold Pressed Pineapple Juice, isn't special enough to warrant the extra money.
Did you try it? Let me know what you think in the comments section!
The bottle of Trader Joe's Cold Pressed Pineapple Juice:
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Trader Joe's Cold Pressed Pineapple Juice
Product Name: Trader Joe's Cold Pressed Pineapple Juice
Product Description: Trader Joe's Cold Pressed Pineapple Juice is freshly pressed pineapple juice
Trader Joe's Cold Pressed Pineapple Juice is new in the refrigerated case.
- As fresh tasting as a freshly cut pineapple
- Expensive when compared to some of the other options