Whataburger Ketchup Now Available by the Bottle Thanks to H-E-B

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Texans love their homegrown restaurants and grocery stores, and the affinity that people feel for San Antonio-based H-E-B is easily matched (if not surpassed) by the cult of Whataburger. The best thing to come out of Corpus Christi aside from Selena (a.k.a. the Mexican Madonna), Whataburger inspires the sort of passion in Texans that In-n-Out evokes in those silly, silly Californians.

It's only natural, then, that two such beloved food purveyors would come together on a project guaranteed to endear both to fast food-loving Texans for all eternity.

It was announced a few weeks back that Whataburger would soon be selling its Fancy Ketchup, Spicy Ketchup and Original Mustard in H-E-B stores across the state. To anyone unfamiliar with the burger chain's condiments, let's just say they're pretty popular.

The regular Fancy Ketchup and its sister, the limited edition Spicy Ketchup (which is normally only available during certain times of the year at Whataburger locations) will be sold in 20-ounce bottles, while the mustard will be sold in 16-ounce bottles. Honestly, who cares about the mustard though?

All three condiments will be available at H-E-B, Central Market, Mi Tienda and Joe V’s Smart Shop (all H-E-B-owned grocery stores) starting on Saturday, May 25. Any Memorial Day weekend plans you have will be embarassingly inadequate without Fancy Ketchup, so stock up.

Oh, and sorry about that whole not-having-any-H-E-Bs-except-for-a-couple-of-Central-Market-locations thing, Dallas. Sucks to suck.

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