The hit blog and digital series from First We Feast, “Hot Ones,” has expanded its partnership with John Soules Foods and FoodStory Brands to launch five new flavors of Hot Ones Boneless Chicken Bites that are paired with the show's authentic sauce flavors. The line rolled out this month in Walmart's freezer aisle and will soon debut in other retailers across the country. The new Hot Ones Boneless Chicken Bites come in 18.6-ounce re-sealable bags, including heat-and-eat all-natural, white-meat boneless chicken bites, each paired with an official Hot Ones sauce packet.
The line includes five new innovative flavors with varying levels of heat—created for all spice preferences—with Hot Ones famous and authentic hot sauces:
- Original (The Classic Sauce)
- Spicy Garlic (The Classic: Garlic Fresno Edition Sauce)
- Smoky Sweet (Los Calientes Verde Sauce)
- Smoky Habanero (Los Calientes Rojo Sauce)
- Barbacoa (Los Calientes Barbacoa Sauce)
“Hot Ones” is a pop-culture phenomenon where host Sean Evans interviews celebrities while they eat progressively hotter and hotter chicken wings. Weekly, millions of fans watch to see if their favorite celebrities make it to "The Last Dab." Now, fans can “live the show” with friends and family, mixing and matching the flavors, while following along with the wing-eating challenge, at home, and sharing on social media using the hashtag #HotOnesChallenge.
"As a family-owned company, it brings us great joy to develop an at-home experience with Hot Ones that brings families and friends together," said John Soules Jr. "We are proud to innovate alongside First We Feast and FoodStory Brands in a way that brings the Hot Ones show to life for consumers. Plus, we are thrilled to offer this type of flavorful heat profile that is not currently available in the frozen chicken category."
"Hot Ones" host Sean Evans is nominated for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host at the 48th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards.