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I don’t want to freak anyone out before the big game. But there’s a potential situation at hand. I’m referring, of course, to the rumored Velveeta shortage.
According to a Kraft spokeswoman, Jody Moore, “Given the incredible popularity of Velveeta this time of year, it is possible consumers may not be able to find their favorite product on store shelves over the next couple of weeks ... We expect it to be a short-term issue.”
In the worst case—if there’s already been a run on Velveeta at your store, and you can’t score any on the black market—you might want to make alternate arrangements for your Super Bowl food fest. Here, some good options from exceptional hot dogs to a charity New Mexican Souper Bowl.
For Hosts Who Want the Snack Spread that Will Go Down in History
For Fans More Focused on Dessert than Nachos
For Philanthropic Fans in the Southwest
For High-Rolling Steak Enthusiasts
I know, I know, that seems crazy, but with average ticket prices at $4k and suites going for $1 million, maybe it’s a bargain. Plus, champions’ rings from the previous 47 Super Bowls and other memorabilia will be on display.
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