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– July 16, 2018
I eat this all the time. It’s excellent, and I am European. It’s very like a German bread so you have to adjust your expectations. I toast it, add a nut butter and slices of avocado, or make healthy sandwiches from it. No added sugar in this and it won’t make you crave additional carbs like normal bread. Super healthy. Try it!
Patricia Di Leva
– August 19, 2018
I’m not European but I love this bread. Just had it with deviled egg. Its excellent. You can taste the richness. I buy it at the Rancho Palos Verdes store in California. I can also eat it plain. Another quick way is in the micro wave with a piece of cheese melted on top.
Thank you also for always making me feel welcome in the store. Love Trader Joe’s inventory. Love the flowers. I’m 86 and still say its my favorite store.
– October 10, 2018
It’s AMAZING!!! Just like almost every other TJ product!
– January 8, 2019
I love this bread!
– April 6, 2019
I grew up in Germany and we Germans have a different, much higher standard as to what is food quality. This bread is an absolute A. Super tasty, high quality REAL bread. It is heavy and you will not eat a lot of it. My tummy hurts easily when eating bread. I have no problem eating this. You might even toast it briefly, which adds a wonderful sort of nutty taste to it. This bread with any topping provides you with a nourishing super filling meal alternative. IT IS THE BOMB.
Elisabeth S Brackney
– June 13, 2019
This bread was just like what I used to eat growing up in Austria. I love it! I bought it twice at your Centennial, CO, store when I was visiting there recently. Now back in Moscow, ID (where we don’t have a Trader Joe’s), I asked a friend who was going to Spokane to bring back several packages for me. Unfortunately, she said the Trader Joe’s there does not carry it any more. I was very disappointed. Can you please stock it again? I would definitely buy it every chance I get!
– September 13, 2019
Okay, I too have had the addiction bug hit me concerning this bread. Yes it’s heavy, but oh my is it flavorful. It stays with you. We went by a local TJ when vacationing a couple of weeks ago. I was looking for an Ezekiel type of bread, as I like that brand also. For toasting, you can’t beat this. For sandwiches, some of you may feel it’s too dense or potentially crumbly. I haven’t tried it for sandwiches myself yet, but I’m sure it will be very good. Now to get a TJ closer to me…….
– October 31, 2019
Just tried the bread today for the first time. Love it!
– February 7, 2020
tj’s european style whole grain bread no longer available.
SAD! Clerk in Surprise AZ store said it sold good.
Guess the bean counters weren’t happy.
Will see what is available on Amazon. Wish me luck!
– March 25, 2020
Where can I buy this amazing bread?
Best Bread Ever!!! Super healthy and Tasty!!!
– May 27, 2020
I am so sorry that Trader Joe’s does not sell this fantastic bread anymore…..European Style Whole Grain Bread ….
Where can I buy this or order it like 5 or 10 packages at a time???????? Amazon?????? Please let me know……Thank you!
the best Pumpernickel ever …..where can I order it from?????
kim d west
– June 30, 2020
@Lilo Barnes, I too could not find the best Grain bread at T.J’s. Seems that “the suppliers” tease us (consumers), get us hooked on the T.J. “drug”, then pull it off-the-shelves without any replacement….grrrrrr
– July 17, 2020
Found this bread today in a Bay Area, California TJs. AMAZING!! 10/10. It is grainy, filling, and hearty – all things I want in my bread. Sad to see reviews above saying it’s sold out/discontinued in their area.. hope it stays in stock here! And I hope it comes back to you all in earlier reviews because this bread is soooo yummy!
– August 4, 2020
Sooo good! Sooo authentic! It truly is European/German. Please, please, please, Fort Collins store, don’t EVER get rid of this fantastic bread! You should advertise more for this bread. People need to know about it. No bread anywhere at grocery stores comes even close. THANKFUL!!!
– August 9, 2020
TJ should advertise in its TJ FLYER its great ingredients including SUNFLOWER. RAW HULLED SEEDS and FLAX. I LOVE IT BEST ANYTIME DAY OR NIGHT WITH TJ BUTTER SOFTENED.
– September 17, 2020
This is the best European bread I’ve had outside of Germany. So fresh hearty and tasty! Makes me miss Germany!
I’m so happy they carry it at my favorite store, TJ’s !!
Nancy Jane Sevitz-Poarch
– September 25, 2020
My favorite bread! When you read all of the reviews you can imagine how delicious it is! I recently moved from the San Diego area to the Santa Cruz area, both in California. I was so glad I can still get this bread at Trader Joe’s. However, upon a recent trip to Eugene, Oregon, I was not able to get the bread at their Trader Joe’s. They acted as if they had never even seen it before. They had no idea what I was talking about. I have shopped at Trader Joe’s most of my life, and I’m 62. Unfortunately, things used to come and go at Trader Joe’s, but now it seems to be a much more stable inventory. I really hope they continue to offer this delicious and healthy bread!
– October 10, 2020
This bread is FANTASTIC! I bought it at the San Luis Obispo, CA store last night and had it for breakfast this morning. It reminds me of the bread we had when we visited Austria. It was delicious toasted and topped with a little cream cheese and fresh figs. Please don’t stop carrying it! I live closer to the Templeton store, so l hope when l go there next time you will have this.
– March 10, 2021
Bought this on a whim yesterday and I am completely obsessed. I never expected to taste Pumpernickel bread this good outside of Germany and Austria yet here we are. Slices are thin and dense, full of seeds and nuts. Don’t buy this expecting your usual, average bread–it simply isn’t. BUY OMG is it delicious. Not the best for sandwiches but rather toasts. Excellent IMO with PB&J.
– March 22, 2021
Best German bread available in the US. It has been part of my daily diet for years but now not available anymore! Trader Joe’s needs to bring it back! Please.
– April 26, 2021
Yuck! It’s rarely that I dislike any food, but I find this bread to be bland. I also don’t like the way it crumbles while I’m holding it, or the fact that it doesn’t absorb liquid foods like soup, sauce, or gravy.
Lynn N Huidekoper
– June 26, 2021
I like it toasted with either butter and jam with a cup of coffee or with soft cream cheese topped with thinly sliced onions and cucumbers. i love the crunchiness. I notice that in some TJ’s, it is no longer carried. The same with the Tuscan Pane Pumpernickel. It was the only pumpernickel dark rye great for sandwiches that TJ’s carried . My TJ’s in Menlo Park, CA used to carry it and it was popular. Again TJ’s management dropped it. But there were some TJ’s that still carry it. I think I will try and call distribution centers and find out why they keep dropping breads that are obviously popular!!
Lezlie Heller – Heller House Inn on Main
– January 12, 2022
I have a B&B near Zion National Park and we don’t have a Trader Joe’s here in Southern Utah. I fell in love with the Euro bread and made it an option on my breakfast menu, so I stock up when I am in Las Vegas and the bread keeps well in the freezer. If I do run low, I post it on FB as there is always a friend making a run to Las Vegas. I recently (by accident) found another great way to serve this healthy bread. If you toast it twice on the high toaster setting, it doesn’t burn but gets hard enough to break into pieces and it makes the best cracker! It was not available the last time I checked and I am hoping that it is back on the shelves next trip. I am down to my last loaf :/
– January 23, 2022
I had a small scare when my local store has been out for awhile, (supply chain issues), andworried that they were going to discontinue it. It’s the BEST! (Now if they’d only bring back those Gorgonzola crackers…)
– February 1, 2022
Just tried this bread for the first time today and I love it. I toasted it and topped with almond butter and bananas. Very filling and yummy. Looking forward to trying some of the above suggestions. It’s an A for meeeee
– February 4, 2022
This is my first review.
Where can I buy this great bread. Our TJ in Redlands, CA does not carry it any more.
– February 15, 2022
This is very similar to the German bread I had before. I went to trader joes store quite often but didn’t remembering see it recently until yesterday. My local TJ store is in Milpitas
– May 16, 2022
I CAN’T FIND IT ANYMORE (at least not in DC)
– July 5, 2022
Loving this bread! It is delicious and is a great compliment to a wide variety of “toppings”. Toasting it makes for a whole other taste experience. Finding it in Walnut Creek and Concord, Calif stores. Please keep it on the shelves!
– August 1, 2022
Since we don’t have a single Trader Joe’s in the entire country of Canada (cue tears), we stock up on TJ’s European bread every time we travel down to New Mexico. (The bread freezes beautifully). We lightly toast a slice, add a thin piece of Gouda cheese, a light spread of TJ’s Zhoug, and top it with sliced grape tomatoes. Heavenly. Worth the trip every time:)
– September 11, 2022
My favorite breakfast is a toasted slice topped with a fried egg, sunny side up. Delicious, ready in under 5 min and filling enough to keep me going until lunch.
– September 30, 2022
Better than the whole grain bread I ate in Austria, my home country! So delicious I ate half of the package in one sitting, with just a little butter and radishes on it. Great job, tj.
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