Welcome to Canton, Illinois where we find Hy-Vee nicely center in a strip center along Main Street.
Canton, Illinois Hy-Vee is just the latest Hy-Vee location to stock an Illinois Legend.
Just recently Hy-Vee Corporate Headquarters met with John Leskovisek of Dew Chilli Parlor's of America forming a partnership shoppers will certainly will enjoy.
A great shopping experience and an Illinois Legend just can't be beat.
The Dew Chilli Seasoning Blend has been known for its unique, rich taste that's fit for a king and loved by all. The secret, all-natural spices in this blend are the freshest and finest available in the world. This blend is used by restaurants and chefs around the country, or just at home. Good on Poultry, Steaks, Burgers, Salads Seafood and so much more!
Already the Dew Chilli Spice Blend is featured at the Hy-Vee Store location MacArther Blvd in Springfield, Illinois.
Also, this Location is offering the Dew Chilli Family Size Cans.
The Family Size Dew Chilli Cans are very unique. It comes in a 48oz (3lb) vacuumed sealed can. No refrigeration is needed until opened. The true Tavern Style Chillis is all meat, flavored with our Secret Spices.
Each of these cans can serve up to 6 people by just heating it up. Add your favorite beans and it serves up to 16.
Once opened use what you need and freeze the rest to later prepare other dishes like Stuffed Peppers.
Dew Chilli also makes a mean Casserole, Smothered Potatoes, and is fantastic on hot dogs and pasta.
Dew Chilli has had a rich history through the decades.
Established in 1909 it survived through the years and has been recognized by many publications and organizations.
Life Magazine featured this picture in its publication many years ago.
This was taken at one of the original Dew locations in Springfield, Illinois.
The Daily Meal is also a national publication which recently Named Dew Chilli as one of America's Best Chillis.
In Illinois, the Visitors bureau has named Dew Chilli a legend and landmark along the famed Route 66.
This badge is given only to a very few to be used to show the special recognition.
Now, We want to take a pause and explain something that may be bothering some of you.
WHY ARE THEY MIS-SPELLING CHILLI.
Well we are spelling correctly. Joe Bockelmann, the founder and creator of Dew Chilli and seen here with Illinois Governor Daniel Walker making Chilli, always spelled Chili with 2-L's. Joe said the second "L" stood for love. That and the importance of the Legendary Dew Chilli in Illinois prompted Governor Daniel Walker to issue a special proclamation mandating "Two-L's-In Chilli-Day" in Illinois.
It's has been quite a journey since that day, March 26, 1909, when Dew Chilli Parlor opened for business. The store located at 607 South 11st. Street in Springfield Illinois seen here.
The journey, which started during the days of horse drawn carts to serving what has become America's finest Tavern Style Chilli being offered at major Grocery Store outlets, like Hy-VEE.
WOW WHAT A JOURNEY!
We are so thankful. We are thankful to you, our customers who has made this all possible. Because of your support of an Illinois small business we have a shot at making our mark in this big world.
We also want to thank Hy-Vee in Springfield, Now Canton and soon to be Bloomington, Illinois for believing in our company and offering a unique product for all to enjoy. More announcements on locations to come soon.
In the words of Joe Bocklemann.
We make good Chilli.
You make us Famous.
From all of us at Dew Chilli Parlor's of America.
FOR MORE ON DEW CHILLI AND TO VISIT THE ON-LINE STORE GO TO