‘Tis the season for household, turkey, and naturally, the beloved Thanksgiving dessert desk.
In true American custom, pumpkin pie has turn out to be a staple of Thanksgiving meals across the nation — and wholesale retailer Costco is proving that it is nonetheless as widespread as ever.
This 12 months, Costco reportedly priced its pie at $5.99 and put the hit merchandise on cabinets sooner than normal — in August. Since then, it has been inflicting a frenzy on social media.
am I allowed to eat a complete Costco measurement pumpkin pie or is that crossing a line?
— Stephanie (@StephNalep) November 17, 2023
Costco pumpkin pie for breakfast is unsurpassed. Why is their pie superior to any bakeries? pic.twitter.com/cPrtM9zJT1
— Huge Or-G (@bworgill) November 19, 2023
nothing beats a slice of costco pumpkin pie one thing about it’s simply too good
— asma ♡ (@asma__attack) November 21, 2023
Heading to Costco the Saturday earlier than Thanksgiving for a pumpkin pie. Want me luck. I’ll battle somebody if wanted.
— N.J. Gallegos is Dr. Spooky ?? (@DrSpooky_ER) November 18, 2023
This Costco pumpkin pie simply cured my melancholy
— cryforhelp✨ (@itsjacklynbitch) November 21, 2023
The pie is the similar value because it was in 2022, so inflation-related points haven’t affected Costco’s pricing on the favored pie.
Costco’s pumpkin pie weighs an estimated 3 kilos, 10 ounces, and may serve as much as 12 folks. The hefty dessert is one foot in diameter.
In response to Fox Enterprise, Costco consumers bought an estimated 1/3 of the 6.3 million pumpkin pies bought in 2019 — within the three days main as much as Thanksgiving.
David and Susan Schwartz, who wrote the e-book “The Pleasure of Costco: A Treasure Hunt From A to Z,” declare that the retailer sells over 6 million pies between September and December annually.
Costco didn’t instantly reply to Entrepreneur‘s request for remark confirming pumpkin pie gross sales.