SALUDA, SC. — Palmetto Gourmet Foods launched Chef Woo, a protein packed, plant-based instant ramen noodle meal.

Chef Woo instant ramen is made with organic ramen noodles and non-GMO ingredients. It comes in roasted chicken, braised beef, Thai lemongrass and sweet chili Togarashi flavors, each containing 330 calories and 20 grams of protein per serving.

The products provide a good source of iron and contain all nine essential amino acids, the company said. They are certified vegetarian, vegan and halal.

“More than ever, people are looking at what they eat as a key to their health,” said Reza Soltanzadeh, chief executive officer of Palmetto Gourmet Foods. “Many people want to add plant-based options to their diets but getting enough protein can be a challenge. Chef Woo is the perfect solution for flexitarians, vegetarians, vegan, really anyone who loves great tasting, nutritious food.”

Chef Woo and Ramen Express by Chef Woo, an affordable everyday vegan ramen, are available nationwide at retailers, including Walmart, Albertsons and Raleys.