After months of going viral on social media, Pink Sauce is now available at Walmart.
The gooey pink condiment, strikingly resembling Pepto Bismol, debuted last June when Miami-based private chef and influencer Chef Pea cooked Popeye’s chicken and Taco Bell’s hard shell. Tacos, gyros, burgers and fast food. Pink Sauce is currently on sale at his over 4,300 Walmart stores and online until July 2023. This sauce comes in 13 oz bottles and he costs about $8 a bottle. Vegan and gluten-free products are also available.
In addition to Walmart, the sauce is marketed by Dave’s Gourmet (the company behind “World’s Hottest Sauce”) in partnership with the brand and Pii. Each bottle he can get for $9.99, according to the brand’s website.
Pink Sauce was embroiled in controversy shortly after its launch as consumers and skeptics alike questioned the sauce’s ingredient list. The bottle contained “less than 2 ounces” of sauce. disagreement The sauce’s nutrition label said each bottle contained 444 servings.
“What that means is that the label says there are about 40,000 calories per bottle,” the insider explained. must contain more than one and a half gallons of sauce.”
When asked about the taste of the sauce, Pii replied calmly, “Honestly, it has a taste, so if you want to eat it, buy it.” Elsewhere the sauce was described as “sweet, savory and seasoned”. They shared the full ingredient list for the sauce, which includes “pink sea salt, less than 2% dried spices, lemon juice, milk, and citric acid.”
In July, amid mounting backlash, Pii began selling the sauce herself for $20 a bottle.
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“We are following FDA standards,” Pii assured customers.
Now you can buy shelf-stable, FDA-approved sauces at Dave’s Gourmet. The brand has also tweaked the sauce’s original ingredient list. It now contains dragon fruit puree, canola oil, coconut cream, water, sugar, distilled white vinegar, garlic, ranch flavor and other preservatives.
According to a January 11 press release, “Dave’s Gourmet will produce Pink Sauce™ on a commercial scale under required food safety manufacturing guidelines and distribute it through retail, foodservice and e-commerce channels in the United States and other countries. We sell products, and Chef Pii continues to promote social media and other aspects of Pink Sauce.”
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