So, what’s really inside the new Trader Joe’s in Metairie?

September 22, 2016 | Updated: 5:11 p.m., September 22, 2016

METAIRIE, La (WGNO) - It's the grocery store everybody's waiting for.

After the rumors and promises, it's here.  It's Trader Joe's.

Trader Joe's opens Friday, Sept. 23 at 8 a.m.  The address is 2949 Veterans Blvd. in Metairie.

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Trader Joe's likes to say that shopping at one of its stores is unlike shopping at any other store.  It's a neighborhood kind of grocery store.

The shelves are filled with unique, interesting products at good prices.

And if you see something you think you like, but you're not sure how it tastes, just ask.


Trader Joe's will open up any box or package of anything and give you a bite to sample.

And they're food products are all GMO and preservative-free.