Can You Guess California's Favorite Hot Sauce?

By Rebekah Gonzalez

October 19, 2021

Photo: Getty Images

A new study revealed which hot sauces are the most purchased in every state.

Instacart looked at its sales from every hot sauce offered on its platform to determine which brands were the most popular in each state.

While most states love Cholula and Frank's RedHot, California prefers something else.

According to Instacart's study, Californians love Tapatio the most. California was the only state to have the hot sauce as their most-purchased brand.

Here is every state's preferred hot sauce brand:

  • Alabama – Frank’s RedHot
  • Alaska – Tabasco
  • Arizona – Cholula
  • Arkansas – Louisiana
  • California – Tapatio
  • Colorado – Cholula
  • Connecticut – Frank’s RedHot
  • Delaware – Frank’s RedHot
  • Florida – Cholula
  • Georgia – Texas Pete
  • Hawaii – Tabasco
  • Idaho – Cholula
  • Illinois – Cholula
  • Indiana – Frank’s RedHot
  • Iowa – Burman’s
  • Kansas – Tabasco
  • Kentucky – Frank’s RedHot
  • Louisiana – Tabasco
  • Maine – Frank’s RedHot
  • Maryland – Frank’s RedHot
  • Massachusetts – Frank’s RedHot
  • Michigan – Frank’s RedHot
  • Minnesota – Frank’s RedHot
  • Mississippi – Louisiana
  • Missouri – Burman’s
  • Montana – Cholula
  • Nebraska – Cholula
  • Nevada – Cholula
  • New Hampshire – Frank’s RedHot
  • New Jersey – Frank’s RedHot
  • New Mexico – Cholula
  • New York – Frank’s RedHot
  • North Carolina – Texas Pete
  • North Dakota – Village Hot Sauce
  • Ohio – Frank’s RedHot
  • Oklahoma – Cholula
  • Oregon – Cholula
  • Pennsylvania – Burman’s
  • Rhode Island – Frank’s RedHot
  • South Carolina – Texas Pete
  • South Dakota – Burman’s
  • Tennessee – Frank’s RedHot
  • Texas – Cholula
  • Utah – Cholula
  • Vermont – Frank’s RedHot
  • Virginia – Texas Pete
  • Washington – Cholula
  • Washington, D.C. – Cholula
  • West Virginia – Frank’s RedHot
  • Wisconsin – Frank’s RedHot
  • Wyoming – Cholula
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