Sriracha sauce shortage leads to $70 a bottle cost on eBay

One company that makes the sauce says a three-year shortage of a key ingredient -- spicy chili peppers -- is the reason.

News 12 Staff

Jun 30, 2023, 12:12 PM

Updated 352 days ago

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The price for a wildly popular hot sauce is boiling over.
Supply problems are triggering Sriracha shortages.
A recent check of eBay put the price at $70 for a 28-ounce bottle.
One company that makes the sauce says a three-year shortage of a key ingredient -- spicy chili peppers -- is the reason.
Right now, there's no clear picture when supplies will catch up with demand.


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