What kind of peppers are in Sriracha?
Sriracha is made from a red jalapeño-hybrid chile pepper, and approximately 100,000,000 pounds of peppers pass through Sriracha’s 650,000-square-foot factory in Irwindale, California each year.
Why is Sriracha so hard to find right now?
The cause? Severe weather and drought conditions in Mexico. It’s not just chilli peppers. Mustard producers in France and Canada said extreme weather caused a 50% reduction in seed production last year, leading to a shortage of the condiment on grocery store shelves.
Is Sriracha discontinued 2022?
As a result, the brand has had to halt the production of its signature Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce, in addition to its Chili Garlic and Sambal Oelek sauces. Any order made to Huy Fong Foods on or after April 19, 2022 has been scheduled for fulfillment after Labor Day, on September 6, 2022.