A Day In The Life Of A WN Foods Sauce

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As you take your bite of sweet & sour chicken, you are greeted with a bright burst of flavor. The crispy, savory chicken works in perfect harmony with the smooth tanginess of our Longevity Sweet & Sour Sauce. You start to wonder how something so incredibly delicious came to be at your restaurant table.

Luckily, WN Foods is here to satisfy your curiosity! Let’s take a look at a day in life of our sauces.

Cooking

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Our sauce recipes are either from our clients or developed by our lab. Once we have a perfect recipe, our cooking department whips up the sauces with the finest ingredients and care, always following top safety standards. The cooking time varies depending on the sauce, but as soon as they’re ready, it’s time for the next step: quality assurance!

Quality Assurance

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Samples from each batch of sauce are taken and meticulously analyzed in our quality assurance lab to ensure they’re both safe and exactly as the client asked. They’re tested on things like pH, salt, Brix, water activity, viscosity, and others. If all the requirements are met, then it’s time for packing.

Packing

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The packing process at WN Foods is completely automated with cutting-edge technology so that our products will always be consistently packed and sealed. We pack sauces in bottles and portion packs (the packets you’re probably familiar with, like our Double Hi Soy Sauce packets). Our packing department also takes samples of each case to make sure that there are no defects. We want only the most flawless sauces for our customers!

Shipping

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We ship our sauces in carefully-wrapped cases out to a wide range of clients. Whether it’s restaurants, grocery stores, or other industrial food companies, we make sure their orders reach them quickly and safely.

Enjoy

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WN Foods’ sauces have now reached their final destination, where they are ready to be enjoyed by you!

We hope you’ve enjoyed this journey through our sauces’ life. Got more questions? Learned something new? Just want to chat about your favorite sauces? Let us know in the comments!

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Here at WN Foods, we co-pack high quality sauces, cooked with the finest ingredients. If you would like us to manufacture your sauce recipe, or if you would like our food science team to help you develop your own sauce, please contact us at (510) 487-8877 or wingnienfoods@gmail.com.

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3 Easy Asian Fusion Recipes

Thanks to airplanes and the Internet, globalization is on the rise. Food cultures clash and combine, and sometimes form entirely new genres as a result. Asian fusion food is one of the most prominent examples of this; it takes traditionally Asian ingredients and incorporates them into other famous dishes like burritos, tacos, and pizza. Sounds great, right? Let’s look at a few recipes for homemade Asian fusion food!

Sushi Burrito

If you live in a major US city, you may have seen sushi burritos on the news. Restaurants serving these jumbo maki rolls had lines of around entire city blocks because people just couldn’t get enough. Don’t worry though, you no longer have to wait in line. Sushi burritos are actually quick and easy to make at home! We recommend this recipe from Spoon University with our Double Hi Soy Sauce.

Ginger Chicken Tacos


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Ginger chicken is common in Chinese and Thai dishes, and is great when eaten in a taco shell with fresh vegetables. It’s nutritious and packed with complex flavors, but it’s quite simple to prepare! Just follow this recipe from Well Plated and you’ll be ready for taco night in no time.

Thai Chicken Pizza

(Photo from What’s Gaby Cooking)

We know that peanut sauce on pizza sounds strange, but trust us and the many other fans of this pizza when we say that it’s a match made in heaven. The crunchy vegetables, creamy peanut sauce, and tender chicken all sitting on a golden brown pizza crust… what more could you ask for? Check out this recipe from What’s Gaby Cooking to try Thai chicken pizza for yourself!

So, are you hungry yet? Which of these Asian fusion recipes will you try first? Let us know in the comments!

Here at WN Foods, we co-pack high quality sauces, cooked with the finest ingredients. If you would like us to manufacture your sauce recipe, or if you would like our food science team to help you develop your own sauce, please contact us at (510) 487-8877 or wingnienfoods@gmail.com.

WN Foods Summer BBQs

In this cold winter, we can’t help but miss summer, especially because of our special WN Foods tradition: summer BBQs!

Every month between June and September, the WN Foods family comes together to throw a BBQ where EVERYONE is invited. The party space is decked out in colorful flowers and decorations, food is grilled fresh, and people mingle happily. Sometimes there are even food trucks, live music, and lion dancers!

One of the best parts of this BBQ traditions is the raffle. At each BBQ, everyone draws a raffle ticket in hopes of winning various prizes. These prizes range from small things like bags of rice and gift cards to big things like video game consoles and cameras. Even if you don’t win anything, it’s always fun to participate in the suspense and celebration!

Although we feel like a family year-round, events like these really help us learn about each other and strengthen our bonds. Do you have any traditions like these in your life? Let us know in the comments!

Here at WN Foods, we co-pack high quality sauces, cooked with the finest ingredients. If you would like us to manufacture your sauce recipe, or if you would like our food science team to help you develop your own sauce, please contact us at (510) 487-8877 or wingnienfoods@gmail.com.

WN Foods 2017 Highlights

2017 Highlights

Can you believe it’s already 2018? Time flies! We are so eager to see what this year has in store for us. But before we get too excited, let’s take a moment to remember a few of our favorite moments from 2017.

Launching Our New Website

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Our website got a major makeover! The new version introduced not only a more streamlined design, but also an online shop where you can order all your favorite Double Hi sauces.

A+ BRC Rating

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Thanks to our hardworking QA team, we had an A+ BRC rating in 2017. We’re infinitely grateful that they work so diligently to keep us and our customers safe!

Welcoming Jon & Peter

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In 2017, we had the pleasure of welcoming two new members to our happy family: Jon (sales manager) and Peter (director of operations). Thanks for joining us, and here’s to many more years of success together!

75th Anniversary Celebrations

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We celebrated WN Foods’ 75th anniversary with a series of fun BBQs. Every month in the summer, we were surrounded by fresh food, great conversation, and good friends new and old. We hope all our guests enjoyed these parties as much as we did!

How was your 2017? Let us know in the comments!

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Here at WN Foods, we co-pack high quality sauces, cooked with the finest ingredients. If you would like us to manufacture your sauce recipe, or if you would like our food science team to help you develop your own sauce, please contact us at (510) 487-8877 or wingnienfoods@gmail.com.

You don’t have to eat meat to enjoy WN Foods products!

WN FoodsVegetarian Recipes

This one is for our vegetarian friends looking for ways to use our Double Hi sauces. We’ve got you covered! These recipes can be used as-is or modified to include your favorite veggies and plant-based proteins. The possibilities are endless. Let’s get started!

Vegetable Egg Rolls (from Curious Cuisiniere)

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The aroma drifting from your oven as you bake these vegetable egg rolls will enchant you. As you dip the egg rolls in our Double Hi Sweet & Sour Sauce, the tangy taste and smooth texture will delight you. This is a perfect vegetarian family meal, packed to the brim with flavor!

Thai Stir-Fried Noodles (from The Spruce)

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Savory, citrus, and spice all come together in one pan to form a symphony of deliciously complex flavors. This dish is sure to entertain your tastebuds. Try it with our Double Hi Soy Sauce!

Vegetarian Potstickers (from Genius Kitchen)

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Is there anything better than biting into a warm, steaming dumpling on a cold day? These vegetarian potstickers are just as juicy and satisfying as their meaty counterparts, and they’re even better when dipped in our Double Hi Potsticker Sauce!

Spicy Green Beans (from Allrecipes)

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Getting bored of your regular side dishes? Kick them up a notch! Try these green beans with our Double Hi Chinese Mustard Sauce. Your guests will thank you, and your sinuses will be cleared!

Ready to try these recipes? Let us know if you enjoyed them in the comments!

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Here at WN Foods, we co-pack high quality sauces, cooked with the finest ingredients. If you would like us to manufacture your sauce recipe, or if you would like our food science team to help you develop your own sauce, please contact us at (510) 487-8877 or wingnienfoods@gmail.com.

Pets of WN Foods

Pets of WN Foods

“Scratch a dog, and you’ll find a permanent job.” —Frankin P. Jones

Okay, so that’s obviously not our main job here at WN Foods, but we do love our pets. Part of the purpose of these blog posts is to allow you to get to know us, and what better way to do that than to meet our best animal friends?

Cora, Smokey, and Malia (Age 5)

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These 3 adorable chihuahua/maltese siblings belong to Gregory, WN Foods’ owner and general manager. Though they look quite different, they all enjoy hiking, doing tricks in exchange for chicken jerky, and howling at fire trucks.

Nero and Pumpkin (Ages 2.5 years and 6 months)

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These 2 rescue cats belong to Kiana, our online marketing specialist. Don’t be fooled by their size difference—little Pumpkin is the real ringleader here! Nero is a gentle giant, just happy to follow and occasionally receive salmon treats.

Lewie (Age 4)

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This charmer belongs to Jon from our sales department. Lewie is part chihuahua, part rat terrier, and all love! He enjoys cuddles, sleeping, and playing with his toy hamburger. Isn’t he precious?

Mobi

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This handsome guy belongs to Peter, our plant manager. Every time Mobi is in the office, everyone melts. He is so well-behaved and friendly. Be careful, or you’ll fall in love!

Which of the WN Foods pets is the cutest? Do you have a special pet you would like to share with us? Let us know in the comments!

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Here at WN Foods, we co-pack high quality sauces, cooked with the finest ingredients. If you would like us to manufacture your sauce recipe, or if you would like our food science team to help you develop your own sauce, please contact us at (510) 487-8877 or wingnienfoods@gmail.com.

The History of WN Foods: Chapter 3

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(John Young, Johnny Kan, George Chow, and George Hall)

Business was booming in the 1950s. Under George Hall and John Young’s leadership, WN Foods grew ever larger, diversifying its services and reaching out to states far and wide. Soy sauce and Chinese sausage manufacturing, importing and exporting goods, real estate, restaurant investments, new advertising techniques… George and John wanted to do it all. Because of their tireless dedication to expanding the company and the Chinese-American community, WN Foods became a prominent figure in San Francisco’s Chinatown. They were making history.

Up next… Chapter 4: The 1960s!

To see previous chapters, please click here.

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Here at WN Foods, we co-pack high quality sauces, cooked with the finest ingredients. If you would like us to manufacture your sauce recipe, or if you would like our food science team to help you develop your own sauce, please contact us at (510) 487-8877 or wingnienfoods@gmail.com.