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Wendy’s has a number of items that we love. Some of them will be obvious, while others are not. For starters, you may have never had Wendy’s chili before. We can understand where people are coming from on that one. You probably don’t expect a place that is primarily known for burgers to make awesome chili. That is where you are wrong, though.

The Wendy’s chili is real and it is spectacular. For those who have been wondering if this chili is ever going to make its way to store shelves, we have excellent news.

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There are other fast food restaurants that have provided their products in grocery stores but Wendy’s is making history in one crucial regard by placing their chili in a can.

According to USA Today, Wendy’s Chili with Beans will be making its way to store shelves soon enough, in collaboration with Conagra.

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The canned chili is going to consist of all the same ingredients that you already know and love. The beef, peppers, and beans are present and yes, it will still come with the same tomato-based sauce.

According to USA Today, the cans are expected to be on the shelf as of late spring and they are going to be sold for $4.99. It is safe to say that Wendy’s has been able to carve out a very unique space for themselves in the world of fast food by taking the time to offer chili.

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According to Wendy’s, this is something that Dave Thomas, founder of Wendy’s, strongly believed in. He wanted to come up with a way to use the excess beef that was created during the burger cooking process.