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Published February 01, 2014, 06:11 PM

Shoppers pack grocery stores ahead of Super Bowl

Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) - With just one day until Super Bowl 48, it's not just the Broncos and Seahawks that are finishing up preparations for the big day. Local groceries were packed Saturday as people were out buying those last minute items to make game day a success.

By: WDAY Staff Reports , WDAY

Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) - With just one day until Super Bowl 48, it's not just the Broncos and Seahawks that are finishing up preparations for the big day.

Local groceries were packed Saturday as people were out buying those last minute items to make game day a success.

Super Bowl Sunday is the second largest day for food and drink consumption by Americans behind Thanksgiving Day.

In the U.S. over 12 billion dollars is expected to be spent on apparel and snacks.

Chris Deleon/Hugo’s Family Marketplace: "We usually increase our staff with bagging and checking and stuff like that. So we get prepared for and everything for customers.”

Aaron Janssen/Happy Harry’s Bottle Shop: “It is a bigger. We put a little extra staff on. Carry a little extra product. Definitely see an increase in beer sales.”

Chips and dip are some of the top selling items; it's also estimated Americans will consume an estimated 50 million cases of beer on Super Bowl Sunday.

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