A Snackers Guide To Super Bowl Sunday

Did you know that Super Bowl is one of the busiest takeout days of the year? Whether you’re hosting the big blowout with friends or having a private viewing with family, traditional dishes are typically ordered in – chicken wings, pizza, subs, pulled pork and chili.  

Before game day and getting glued to tvs, football fans will also hit up their local convenience store rounding out their feast with a mix of snacks like the ones we picked here, at your neighbourhood grab & go store.

Can’t leave the house? Third-party delivery apps UberEats, SkipTheDishes or DoorDash have got you covered – These three apps are joining the party, so look out for specials on Super Bowl Sunday. Let them do the legwork, so you never miss a play! 


Crispy, Crunchy, Cheesy, Salty, Sweet or Spicy – with so many variations to choose from and a myriad of toppings and dips to dunk into. This Mexican fried tortilla chip is easily top of the list as the all-time favorite gametime snack. With one brand standing above the rest, Doritos offers a variety of flavors including Nacho Cheese, Flamin’ Hot Nacho, Sweet Spicy Chili and all new in 2023, a bold new Sweet & Tangy BBQ -available for a limited time only.


It’s like a pool party for nachos, a good salsa is a mandatory accompaniment for your chips. Canadian Brand Neal Brothers Organic have you covered, with a collection of salsas for different palates including Natural Sweet Heat, Hot-Hot-Habanero, Mercifully Mild and new plant based Queso-dip. Want to keep it Canadian? pair it with their organic deep blue tortilla chips.


Save the dishes. Go and grab some ready-made dips at your local store. Some popular options are French Onion, Salsa Con Queso, Chive & Onion Cream Cheese, Spinach & Artichoke or Bacon Jalapeno Popper great with Nachos, Pretzels, Fries and More! 


Popcorn isn’t just for the movies – pop your kernels on the stove or simply zap some store-bought microwave popcorn! Go beyond regular salt and butter – get creative with different flavor powders like All Dressed, Ketchup, and Dill Pickle!  

If you want something you can grab off the shelf and pop in your mouth, Smartfood Popcorn takes the guesswork out of flavor with varieties like Original White Cheddar, Cinnamon Sugar Doughnut and Krispy Kreme Glazed Doughnut and Flamin’ Hot White Cheddar. 

Or try popcorn another way – grab a few bags of PopCorners. These puffed up crisps are popped to perfection, made two ways, POPCORNERS® and POPCORNERS FLOURISH® each with range of flavors to choose from! PopCorners took it a step further this year, with its first Super Bowl commercial reviving the most critically acclaimed television show of all time, “Breaking Bad”

Potato Chips

A super bowl of potato chips should be the centerpiece of your Super Bowl Sunday. These thin, crispy slivers of golden potato goodness are designed to see you from pre-game through the half-time show and then the afterparty! Frito Lay Canada Potato Chips are commonplace in stores nationwidealong with countless brands and flavors available on the market.  

Hickory Sticks

Can’t decide between french fries and potato chips, then the addictively smoky, salty Hostess Hickory Sticks is the snack for you! Thin potato strips, infused with hickory smoke flavour was the best-selling chip brand in the 80s and 90s in Canada, after its creation in 1935. Bring it back this Super Bowl!


Twist & Shout! This traditional German twisted pastry shrunk and seasoned for your snacking pleasure! Some seasonings include mustard, cheese, sugar, chocolate, cinnamon, sweet glazing, seeds, and nuts. Hard-baked pretzels, which have a longer shelf life can be found at stores everywhere. Synder’s Brand sells Pretzels in every shape – mini’s, rods, rounds, snaps and nibblers and can be found at most convenience stores!

If your in Calgary, Alberta Twigz is serving up craft pretzel twists in some delicious flavors including Butter Herb & Garlic, Zesty Dill Pickle and Fire Roasted Jalapeno. 


When the game is good, it’s easy to mindlessly scoop and swallow a handful of nuts. Make sure you don’t run low – Go get some Planters nuts for your partygoers, get them dry, honey roasted or lightly salted peanuts or cashews and scatter some bowls around the TV. Alternatively, Blue Diamond Almonds come in a range of fun flavors, from Wasabi & Soy Sauce to Korean BBQ. 

If you can’t decide which kind of ‘nuts’ you are – Trail Mix is your best bet – Great Value is an affordable option – their Mountain Trail Mix is a smorgasbord of roasted salted peanuts, raisins, M&Ms, Milk Chocolate Candies, Roasted Salted Almonds and roasted salted cashews – a delight in every scoop!


CHEETOS snacks are the much-loved cheesy treats that are fun for everyone and you can find them anywhere! Crunchy, Puffs, Popcorn, Mac ‘N Cheese and Flamin’ – You just can’t eat a CHEETOS snack without licking the signature “cheetle” off your fingertips. 

Just in time for Super Bowl LVII – Cheetos introduced the Cheetos® Cheetle Hack: a hack that uses your voice to open your smartphone when you have Cheetle on your fingertips. Check out the step-by-step instructions at www.CheetosCheetleHack.ca,


Make a sweet play by serving up a couple bowls of candy Skittles, M&M’s, Twizzlers, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Starburst, Hershey Kisses and Snickers are some popular picks sure to keep football fans on a sugar high throughout the game. These are available in various sizes, like minis or in assorted variety packs. If you’re really craving candy, head to Bulk Barn and buy it by the pounds!