Wendy’s Chili hits grocery store shelves thanks to a Conagra Brands partnership

Wendy's Chili with Beans, photo provided by Conagra Brands
Wendy's Chili with Beans, photo provided by Conagra Brands /

While Wendy’s always delights customers with its Made to Crave menu items, the quick service restaurant brand’s chili has been a menu favorite. While some people might remember enjoying some over a baked potato, that chili offers that spoon full of comfort no matter how it is served. Now, the iconic Wendy’s Chili is coming to grocery store shelves thanks to a Conagra Brands partnership.

Wendy’s menu items are built on brand loyalty. From the uniqueness of the Frosty to the square shape of its burgers, the reality is that Wendy’s prefers to stand out in the quick service restaurant space.

The brand’s iconic chili has been one of those different items. Whether it is a chilly day that calls for that warm, comforting bowl or just wanting to create your own special combination of chili served over those Hot and Crispy Fries or creating another perfect food combination. Basically, the options are almost endless.

Speaking about Wendy’s Chili, Carl Loredo, Global Chief Marketing Officer for The Wendy’s Company said, “Wendy’s Chili has been a beloved menu item since our beginnings in 1969. We’re thrilled about the partnership with Conagra Brands and to have the opportunity to bring our brand’s iconic chili flavor to even more fans. When the Wendy’s chili craving hits, you now have two delicious ways to get your fix – at retail stores or in our restaurants.”

Wendy’s Chili at Home from Conagra Brands
Wendy’s Chili with Beans, photo provided by Conagra Brands /

When that chili craving hit, people either had to drive to the restaurant or place an order via food delivery. Now, thanks to Conagra Brands, that Wendy’s Chili is available on grocery store shelves. too.

As Juliette van de Walle, prepared chili brand lead at Conagra Brands said, “We are thrilled to partner with Wendy’s and bring a fan-favorite to homes nationwide. We worked closely with Wendy’s culinary team to ensure we brought through the indulgent flavors and delicious ingredients of the Chili that has been a long-time staple on the Wendy’s menu.”

Although some people will always debate the beans or no beans in chili, the Wendy’s homestyle chili does have beans. It is made with all-natural beef, has a tomato-base sauce, and has some peppers. It is an approachable flavor that is delicious on its own as well as pairing with other food offerings.

The Wendy’s Chili can be found at various retailers. The suggested retail price is $4.99 a can. More information on the product and availability can be found at WendysChiliAtHome.com.