SALUDA, SC – August 2021
Palmetto Gourmet Foods announced the expansion of its healthier instant ramen products into more retail stores.

As growing demand for healthy eating options continues, Instant Ramen will now be found in angrowing list of stores including Walmart, Raley’s, Market Basket locations across the country.

“We’re very excited to offer a food that fits in line with many of our retail partners’ better-for-you line of products.” said Reza Soltanzadeh, co-founder and CEO of Palmetto. “This will improve consumer access to our unique ramen.”

And Chef Woo instant ramen has 20 grams of complete plant-based protein, which is equal to eating three large eggs. Or in some circle the same as many plant-based burgers like Beyond Burgers on the market. Every cup provides all 9 essential amino acids, over a third of a person’s daily recommended protein and only 330 Kcal. Chef Woo is fully organic, with no MSG or additives.

Ramen Express is certified vegan and vegetarian as well as Kosher and Halal. It’s already proven popular among young and established consumers when it was first introduced to select retailers last year.

Ramen has a complex and multicultural history, with theories tracing the origins of ramen-type noodles from the Middle East and Italy to China and later Japan. Today it is one of the most popular foods eaten around the world.

Ramen has a rich and multicultural history, tracing the origins of noodles from China to the Middle East and Italy to later Japan. Today, it is one of the most popular foods eaten everywhere around the world. The truly great story is that this is an all-American brand. “I can’t tell you how proud we are that our noodles are made right here in Saluda, South Carolina,” added Soltanzadeh.

About Palmetto Gourmet Foods
Palmetto Gourmet Foods, located in Saluda, South Carolina, also produces high protein, organic plant-based Chef Woo that is the first plant-based instant ramen noodle meal with 20 grams of protein per cup.

Palmetto Gourmet Foods is ESG compliant and is committed to sustainable practices in their manufacturing. According to a study conducted by the University of Michigan, manufacturing one cup of Chef Woo ramen requires 100 times less water, 4 times less energy, 19 times fewer emissions and 56 times less land usage than a serving of beef.