Climate change may be to blame for Sriracha Shortage

The flavor of Sriracha is running out nationwide, sorry Sriracha fans

As a result of "severe weather conditions affecting chili pepper quality," Huy Fong Foods

Which makes Sriracha, will stop making the sauce for the next few months

As the hot sauce has a cult following, some fans took to social media to express their dismay and post about panic buying 

Some grocery stores have already run low on stock, and restaurant owners are facing higher prices

He has been paying much more for Sriracha in recent weeks, co-owner of the Washington D.C. restaurant Pho Viet

When I buy a case, it usually costs me $30 to $32. Now its double of it actual price.

Csau said he would probably switch to another brand if the price increased significantly