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Instacart Reveals the Most Popular BBQ Sauces Across the US for National BBQ Day!

Instacart

Instacart

May 16, 2019

While most people recognize Memorial Day as the official start to summer grilling season, we believe it kicks off on May 16th with National BBQ Day! To honor the holiday, Instacart looked into its treasure trove of grocery data to determine what the most popular barbeque sauces are across the U.S.

The results are in, and the top BBQ sauces purchased via Instacart — in order of popularity — from the past 12 months are:

  1. Burman’s Honey BBQ Sauce
  2. Heinz Original BBQ Sauce
  3. G Hughes Sugar-Free BBQ Sauce, Hickory
  4. Wegmans ‘Food You Feel Good About’ Brown Sugar BBQ Sauce
  5. Famous Dave’s Rich & Sassy BBQ Sauce
  6. Kinder’s Organic Mild BBQ Sauce
  7. Bull’s-Eye BBQ Sauce, Hickory Smoke
  8. Publix BBQ Sauce, Original
  9. Rufus Teague’s Honey Sweet BBQ Sauce
  10. Food Lion Honey Sweet BBQ Sauce

It gets even meatier. As the most purchased BBQ sauce via Instacart in 21 states and nationwide, cult-favorite ALDI store brand Burman’s is doing something right. The Burman’s Original BBQ Sauce sweet and tangy recipe topped the list in 10 states, while the Burman’s Honey BBQ Sauce variety struck a chord in 11 others.

Looking for some expert endorsement? Renowned BBQ states including Texas, Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Alabama, in addition to Colorado, Arizona, Florida, and Montana opt for G Hughes — the sugar- and gluten-free BBQ sauce. The authentic Hickory flavor is the fan favorite, earning G Hughes the runner-up spot for the most popular BBQ sauce by state and the third most popular sauce nationwide.

No matter which brand your tastebuds lead you to, skimping on BBQ sauce this summer is a huge mis-steak! Shop everything you need for your outdoor summer BBQ via Instacart. From the best cuts of meat and fresh veggies to alcohol and yummy summer appetizers, Instacart has you covered with delivery to your door in as fast as an hour.

The full list of the most popular BBQ sauces by state can be found below. Happy grilling!

Instacart’s Top BBQ Sauces State-by-State

AK: It’s a tie! Heinz Kansas City Style Sweet & Smoky BBQ Sauce and Kinder’s Mild BBQ Sauce

AL: G Hughes Sugar-Free BBQ Sauce, Hickory

AR: G Hughes Sugar-Free BBQ Sauce, Hickory

AZ: G Hughes Sugar-Free BBQ Sauce, Hickory

CA: Kinder’s Mild BBQ Sauce

CO: G Hughes Sugar-Free BBQ Sauce, Hickory

CT: Burman’s Honey BBQ Sauce

DC: Burman’s Honey BBQ Sauce

DE: Burman’s Honey BBQ Sauce

FL: G Hughes Sugar-Free BBQ Sauce, Hickory

GA: Burman’s Honey BBQ Sauce

HI: Halm’s Enterprise Hawaiian Style BBQ Sauce

IA: Burman’s Original BBQ Sauce

ID: Heinz Kansas City Style Sweet & Smoky BBQ Sauce

IL: Burman’s Original BBQ Sauce

IN: Burman’s Original BBQ Sauce

KS: Burman’s Original BBQ Sauce

KY: Burman’s Original BBQ Sauce

LA: G Hughes Sugar-Free BBQ Sauce, Hickory

MA: Wegmans Organic ‘Food You Feel Good About’ BBQ Sauce, Original

MD: Burman’s Honey BBQ Sauce

ME: Heinz Hawaii Style Sweet & Fruity BBQ Sauce

MI: Burman’s Honey BBQ Sauce

MN: Famous Dave’s Rich & Sassy BBQ Sauce

MO: Burman’s Original BBQ Sauce

MS: G Hughes Sugar-Free BBQ Sauce, Hickory

MT: G Hughes Sugar-Free BBQ Sauce, Hickory

NC: Food Lion’s Honey Sweet BBQ Sauce

ND: Famous Dave’s Rich & Sassy BBQ Sauce

NE: Burman’s Original BBQ Sauce

NH: Heinz Pitmaster Collection Kansas City Style/Memphis Style/Texas Style BBQ Sauce

NJ: Wegmans’ Organic ‘Food You Feel Good About’ BBQ Sauce, Original

NM: It’s a tie! G Hughes Sugar-Free BBQ Sauce, Original and Heinz Kansas City Style Sweet & Smoky BBQ Sauce

NV: Heinz Hawaii Style Sweet & Fruity BBQ Sauce

NY: Wegmans’ ‘Food You Feel Good About’ Brown Sugar BBQ Sauce

OH: Burman’s Honey BBQ Sauce

OK: Burman’s Honey BBQ Sauce

OR: Heinz Hawaii Style Sweet & Fruity BBQ Sauce

PA: Burman’s Original BBQ Sauce

RI: Burman’s Honey BBQ Sauce

SC: Burman’s Honey BBQ Sauce

SD: Burman’s Original BBQ Sauce

TN: It’s a tie! G Hughes Sugar-Free BBQ Sauce, Hickory and G Hughes Sugar-Free BBQ Sauce, Original

TX: G Hughes Sugar-Free BBQ Sauce, Hickory

UT: G Hughes Sugar-Free BBQ Sauce, Original

VA: Wegmans Organic ‘Food You Feel Good About’ BBQ Sauce, Original

VT: Full Circle Kansas City Style BBQ Sauce

WA: Heinz Hawaii Style Sweet & Fruity BBQ Sauce

WI: Burman’s Honey BBQ Sauce

WV: Burman’s Original BBQ Sauce

WY: Heinz Hawaii Style Sweet & Fruity BBQ Sauce

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