TikTok is already known for introducing bizarre hacks and products. But this time people are raving about a new seasoning known as pink sauce.
Here’s everything you need to know.
What is Pink Sauce?
Viral Pink Sauce is a blend created by TikTok creator and celebrity chef Chef Pii.
The sauce says ‘sweet, salty, liver’ on the bottle.
According to Pink Sauce’s official website, it contains many natural ingredients, including:
- raw honey
- sunflower seed oil
- distilled vinegar
- pink himalayan sea salt
- dried spices
- lemon juice
- citric acid
If you don’t know, Pitaya is a secondary name for Dragon Fruit. Reportedly, the sauce gets its distinctive pink color from the fruit.
According to Chef Pie, pink sauce can be used as a seasoning for fried chicken, cucumbers, tacos, gyros, shrimp, etc.
Also, a bottle of sauce costs only $20 and contains only 90 calories.
TikTok users react to viral pink source
Source took control of TikTok’s feed in an instant, but many users had to worry about the bizarre ingredients.
As one user said, ‘People who buy the sauce should take an IQ test. Why buy the sauce from a website that looks like it’s for mink lashes?’
Another said, ‘Wait a minute. So you’re paying $30 to randomly ship a secret pink she made in her kitchen to a woman across the country via the USPS in this sweltering heat?’
Another user said, ‘Are you shocked when you get sick of buying ‘pink sauce’ from a stranger without preservatives on TikTok?’
Users also agreed with the opinion that ‘TikTok source is just a new variant’.
Chef Pii in a huge backlash
Chef Pii used the TikTok handle to address the backlash she received on the internet for her viral pink sauce.
She said, ‘Okay, everyone. Time to acknowledge the elephant in the room.’
Choosing to buy PINK sauce of unknown flavor delivered by BAGS on a hot summer day 😭 https://t.co/ADzp7K9cMF
— ʝه July 20, 2022
The chefs then acknowledged consumer specific concerns with ingredients and labels.
It also publicly apologized that it would soon replace the incorrect label with the correct product.
People who buy Pink Sauce should take an IQ test. Why buy the sauce from a website that looks like it’s for BC mink lashes…
— shy (@shysmith) July 21, 2022
Chef P, who identified himself as ‘Masjini’, added that he would send gifts and letters of thanks to customers who received defective labels.
She also said the item complies with ‘FDA standards’ and is currently in the ‘lab testing’ stage.