Annie Chun's Expands Healthy Snack Offerings with the Launch of New Seaweed Innovations

Leading Pan-Asian Food Maker Unveils New Products at Natural Products Expo West

Mar 02, 2016, 08:03 ET from Annie Chun's Inc.

ANAHEIM, Calif., March 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Annie Chun's, leading maker of convenient and healthy, Pan-Asian foods and purveyor of the Seaweed Snack, today introduced its latest seaweed innovations—Organic Seaweed Snacks and Korean BBQ Seaweed Crisps—at the Natural Products Expo West (booth #2481, Hall C) in Anaheim.

"As consumers continue to gravitate towards healthy snacking, we at Annie Chun's have taken this as an opportunity to innovate our most popular products to align with current demands," said Nayoung Shin, head of corporate marketing and planning for Annie Chun's. "With the development of Organic Seaweed Snacks and Korean BBQ Seaweed Crisps, we've given our consumers even more healthy and delicious options to satisfy any snack craving, without departing from healthy eating habits."

Annie Chun's will debut the following new products and flavors at Expo West:

  • Organic Seaweed Snacks ($1.99)—Based on its best-selling Original line, these lightly seasoned, roasted sheets of nori are now USDA Certified Organic, as well as gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan. Only 30 calories per serving, Annie Chun's Organic Seaweed Snacks are available in the following varieties:
    • Sesame—lightly seasoned with sesame oil and salt
    • Wasabi—delivering a hint of authentic wasabi spice
  • Korean BBQ Seaweed Crisps ($3.49)—A tasty combination of sweet, smoky and savory, Annie Chun's Korean BBQ Seaweed Crisps are made by layering our best-selling Seaweed Snacks on top of hearty and crispy brown rice chips then oven-baking them to perfection to provide a satisfying crunch. At only 80 calories per serving, this new offering is vegan, gluten and cholesterol free with 0g of trans-fat.

In addition to showcasing new seaweed innovations at Expo West, Annie Chun's will also be kicking off "Crunch Face," a social media campaign that encourages fans of the brand to share selfies of their best "crunch face" while snacking on Seaweed Crisps. To celebrate, Annie Chun's will be providing Expo West attendees with access to an interactive "Crunch Face" photo booth and fun giveaways throughout the show.

For more information on all of Annie Chun's products, visit the Annie Chun's booth #2481 (Hall C) at Expo West and www.AnnieChun.com.

About Annie Chun's
Annie Chun's is the leading producer of gourmet Pan-Asian foods dedicated to providing consumers with simple, convenient meal solutions that help take the mystery out of Asian cooking and inspire consumers to become confident in the kitchen. In 2005, Annie Chun's forged a strategic partnership with CJ, a world-class food company with expertise in Asian foods, bringing authentic flavors and the finest ingredients together so that at-home cooks can give their families the best. The complete line of innovative, premium goods provide a variety of vegan, vegetarian, organic and gluten-free options, offering choices for consumers with dietary restrictions or preferences. Annie Chun's noodles, sauces, soups, seaweed snacks, potstickers, wontons and rice are available nationwide in gourmet, natural and mass market grocers such as Kroger, Safeway, Whole Foods, Giant Foods, King Soopers, Fred Meyer, Meijer, Publix, SuperTarget, Mollie Stone's, Gelson's, Fairway Market and many others coast to coast. Visit www.AnnieChun.com for more information.

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