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Join Us in Celebrating Our 70th

Anniversary

In 1947, the people of Tulsa, Oklahoma, stood in line for a taste of the chili from “The Original Chili Bowl” restaurant. Prompted by the success of their restaurant product, The Original Chili Bowl moved to offer chili on a national level. Known for inventing the perfectly balanced “homestyle” chili, The Original Chili Bowl makes the #1 frozen chili sold in foodservice today.

 

This year, we are proud to celebrate our 70th anniversary of serving the best frozen chili to customers nationally. Proven to have stood the test of time, the Original Chili Bowl brand strives to stay true to its early beginnings by living up to its original creed of being “very simply, the very best.” Join us in celebration!

The Original Chili Bowl’s Rich

History

1947

The OCB recipe was created and served in a restaurant on the now historic Route 66 in Tulsa.

1947

1950

The chili was so popular that the restaurant started preparing and freezing it at night to keep up with demand.

1950

1972

OCB chili started being made on a much larger scale to fulfill greater needs of foodservice operators across the Southwest.

1972

1987

Tulsa’s Chili Bowl Nationals, one of the country’s largest midget auto-racing events, was created, with OCB as its first sponsor.

1987

1989

OCB became the largest frozen chili manufacturer in the U.S., with large customers such as Walmart, Sam’s, Kraft, Johnny Rockets, and Sonic.

1989

1990

The OCB company was purchased by the Keebler Company.

1990

1996

Windsor Frozen Foods acquired the frozen foods division, which included the OCB, Bernardi, and Golden Tiger brands.

1996

2014

The OCB Tulsa facility was closed and the recipes and products were transferred to Quality Sausage Company in Dallas, Texas.

2014

2014

The Ajinomoto Group purchased Windsor Foods, taking with it its frozen foods portfolio, including the OCB business.

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2017

After 70 years in business, OCB is still going strong!

2017
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Discover The Original Chili Bowl

Products

The Original Chili Bowl™ is our high-quality house brand of Southwestern bowl chili and toppers.

 

The authentic, traditional Original Chili Bowl uses fresh ground beef with tantalizing herbs and spices that are slow kettle cooked to create a warm and hearty comfort food.

All our products share the same key attributes:

Produced in a
state-of-the-art/leading-edge
manufacturing facility

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Slow kettle cooked
with the best ingredients

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Flash vacuum chilled
to hold in flavor,
freshness, and quality

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Packaged and blast frozen
for increased shelf life

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Easy to prepare—
just thaw, heat, and serve!

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Pump Up the Flavor with Our

Recipes

OCB offers homestyle flavor with
endless applications. Discover the
amazing ways you can use OCB
products in countless recipes,
including appetizers, entrées,
and snacks

Celebrate with an Exclusive

BOGO Coupon

Take advantage of our exclusive
BOGO offer and join us in celebrating
our 70th anniversary!

recipes image

Pump Up the Flavor with Our

Recipes

OCB offers homestyle flavor with
endless applications. Discover the
amazing ways you can use OCB
products in countless recipes,
including appetizers, entrées,
and snacks

bogo image

Celebrate with an Exclusive

BOGO Coupon

Take advantage of our exclusive
BOGO offer and join us in celebrating
our 70th anniversary!