Cream cheese shortage?

The Business of Food with Steve Alexander

Chicago's iconic Eli's Cheesecake says it has come close to running out, but has found enough to fill holiday orders.

Eli’s Cheesecake. Photo credit: Peter McCullough and Maureen Schulman

Steve Alexander’s first thought when he heard about the shortage of cream cheese was cheesecake. Would his traditional Christmas cheesecake treat be in jeopardy? Eli’s Cheesecake president Marc Schulman gives Steve the answers, as well as an astounding fact about the amount of cream cheese Eli’s uses each year.

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