Taco Bell is SOLD OUT of Mexican Pizzas; Postpones Mexican Pizza: The Musical
Yes, you read that right. A week after re-launching the Mexican Pizza - Taco Bell has completely sold out of ingredients for their Mexican Pizza.
This is a developing story, continue checking back for updates.
Our most trusted source leaked information to us saying that stores are being told to sell out of what they have but keep their packaging, as the Mexican Pizza is set to return in the fall of 2022. New signage is being sent to stores, as well as instructions on what to tell customers and to offer free tacos as a replacement. This source also tells us that the system sold 1 million more than projected and does not have the inventory to keep selling.
A 2nd trusted source showed us information saying Taco Bell was projecting 6-8 million item sales and has actually sold over 20 million since launch. This sources intel says sales from the Mexican Pizza has put Taco Bell $1 million over their profit margin for the entire year. Third source screenshot from 5/26/22:
No matter what the figures actually are, the matter of fact is the Mexican Pizza was a hit and is completely sold out.
Taco Bell has postponed Mexican Pizza: The Musical. Mexican Pizza: The Musical was set to release today, May 26, 2022, starring Dolly Parton and Doja cat. To read more on the musical, check out this article on Food & Wine.
Taco Bell made this announcement on Twitter this morning:
"At this time, we are postponing Mexican Pizza: The Musical. We hope to reschedule to a later date, complete with the joy and celebratory spirit in which it was originally created." - @tacobell
The VP at Deutsch LA for Taco Bell (Taco Bell's ad agency) tweeted out a couple hours after Taco Bell's tweet, giving different reasoning than the depletion for postponing:
"postponing mexican pizza: the musical was one of the toughest calls i've had to make in my career and yet at the same time the easiest, because it was the right one. given the tragedy of the shooting in texas, we knew now was not the time to premiere our beloved musical." - @KatyWellhousen
We expect Taco Bell to make an announcement via socials or press release soon and will update this article at that time.
Edit Log - all CST:
1:48pm 5/26/22: Added two sources
2:03pm 5/26/22: Added Ad Agent tweet