Don’t Panic About The Lunchables Shortage: Here Are 7 Snack Pack Alternatives

Lunchables, those pre-packaged meal kits featuring cheese, crackers, candy and miniature pizzas and hot dogs have gone missing from grocery store shelves, and some parents and Lunchables fans are in a state of panic. They have even taken to social media to share their dismay.


Kraft Heinz, creator of the meal kits, told TODAY Food that the demand for Lunchables has reached an all-time high, with sales growing in double-digits for the first time in 5 years.

“Compared to 2019, nearly two million more households bought Kraft Heinz brands in the second quarter of 2021,” the spokesperson said. They added that the company is “thrilled to see incredible demand.” To address this growth, the company is working to invest in its supply chains. Additionally, the spokesperson said Kraft Heinz has “teams working fast and furiously so our retailers and consumers can get more of the Kraft Heinz products they love, wherever they like to shop.”

But fear not, Lunchables enthusiasts – below are 7 options found in stores nationwide that may appease your kids (and you):

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