Walmart's Funeral Potatoes Are Confusing (and Scaring) Everyone on the Internet

by | Apr. 04, 2018


Everyone, keep calm. Walmart's new Facebook ads are not threatening you. Funeral potatoes are a real thing. And they're delicious.

Love them or hate them, funeral potatoes are a staple in Utah and Mormon kitchens, but the rest of the internet just discovered this creepy-sounding dish.

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Walmart ads on Facebook have recently been featuring Salt Lake-based Augason Farms’ dehydrated funeral potatoes and the name is apparently disturbing to out-of-staters.

The circulating ads spurred a #funeralpotatoes trend on Twitter and it garnered enough attention to warrant explainer pieces from Today.com, the New York Post and Fox News.

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