Schwan’s Consumer Brands, Inc., Minneapolis, unveiled formulation updates and bold sauces to its Pagoda brand Potsticker and Crab Rangoon offerings.
As part of the company’s commitment to simplifying ingredients, all Pagoda snacks contain zero preservatives, certified artificial food colors, high-fructose corn syrup and MSG, and feature premium meats, scratch-made crispy wrappers and fresh cut vegetables delivered cut and flash frozen in-house daily.
“Consumers today are looking to stock up on convenient, crave-worthy snacks at home, but they don’t want to compromise on their quality and taste standards,” says Jessie Joslin, director of desserts and Asian-style snacks. “As the leader of the Asian-style snacks category, we are committed to exceeding expectations on big taste and the use of quality ingredients with our Pagoda products. With these ingredient improvements, our consumer messaging and our commitment to collaborate with retailers to deliver category growth, we hope to entice shoppers down the freezer aisle.”
The brand’s Potstickers now contain 60% less sodium, a bold new Lime Ponzu sauce and a reformulated dough optimized for an authentic steamed experience from the microwave. Additionally, Pagoda Crab Rangoons now contain 100% real crab meat, 25% more meat and the brand’s signature Sweet Chili sauce.
These snacks are available in grocery freezer aisles nationwide for a suggested retail price of $3.79.