Our beloved customers have a lot of questions so we have collected the most frequent ones. If you are wondering about something, maybe the answer is right here.
What's in a Wasa Crispbread?
Questions About Wasa
Is Crispbread Swedish?
Crispbread has been baked in Sweden by Wasa since 1919, and is now in over 40 countries around the world. The crispbread dates back to medieval times when it was baked in Sweden and Finland to preserve the crop over the long and cold winters.
Where does the name Wasa come from?
Wasa is associated with the name of the Swedish king Gustav Vasa and was picked to create an easily recognizable brand for all Swedes. The Wasa brand has since expanded and is recognizable in many countries around the globe.
About our Products
Where can I find Wasa Crispbread?
Wasa is widely available and is most likely available at your local grocery store. Wasa is typically found in the specialty cracker aisle. It may on occasion be found near the deli section. Should you have trouble finding Wasa, please click here to contact us
How should I store my crispbread?
To retain its full flavor, you should store your crispbread in a dark, dry and cool place. It is also acceptable to store your crispbread in an airtight container or a sealable plastic bag.
How long does Crispbread keep?
Wasa crispbreads have a long shelf life depending on the product from 10-14 months. Please check the package for shelf life.
Where is crispbread baked?
Wasa has three bakeries, one in Filipstad, Sweden, one in Hamar, Norway and one in Celle, Germany.
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How many varieties of Wasa Crispbread are sold in the United States?
There are 10 varieties of Wasa Crispbread sold in the United States: Multi Grain, Light Rye, Sourdough, Whole Grain, Gluten Free Original, Gluten Free Sesame & Sea Salt, Wasa 100 (Thin Rye), Crisp’n Light 7 Grain, Rosemary & Sea Salt Thins, Sesame & Sea Salt Thins
How does Wasa ensure the quality of its raw materials and products?
Wasa strives to provide consumers with crispbread products that are delicious and satisfy consumer requirements better than other similar products. To achieve this, we make sure that our raw materials and products are of consistent high quality.
After many years of experience and research, Wasa has evolved its own specific standards regarding the flour in its products. This applies to both the flour itself and the farming of the grain it is milled from. Our standards for raw materials are guaranteed both through meticulous quality control and through exacting requirements of our suppliers.
About Our Ingredients & Nutrition
What is dietary fiber?
Fibers are indigestible carbohydrates that absorb fluid and expand, which makes us feel full and improves the efficiency of our intestines. Please check the amount of fiber on the pack.
What is whole grain flour?
Whole grain flour is flour made from the entire grain seed (usually called the kernel). The kernel is made up of the bran, germ and endosperm. Most varieties of Wasa Crispbread are baked with whole grain flour.
Which Wasa Crispbreads are made with whole grain flour?
What is rye and where is it grow?
Rye is a grain predominantly grown in Northern Europe (Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Finland) and neighboring countries in Eastern Europe (Russia, Belarus, Poland and the Baltic States).
What is the main nutrition value provided from rye?
Whole grain rye is used as a main ingredient within most of our crispbreads that helps deliver valuable carbohydrates and is low in fat.
Which Wasa products contain sugar?
Although all products contain the sugar that is a natural part of the grain, most Wasa products sold in the United States do not contain additional sugar in the ingredients. At this time, only Crisp’n Light 7 Grain, Gluten Free Original, Gluten Free Sesame & Sea Salt contain sugar beyond that naturally occurring in the grain at <1gram of sugar per serving.
How many calories does a slice of crispbread contain?
Wasa Crispbreads sold in the United States contain between 20 and 60 calories per serving. The calories per serving for each flavor can be found on the Wasa package or in the Products Section of this site.
Is Wasa Crispbread kosher?
The following varieties are kosher certified and carry the kosher symbol: Whole Grain, Sourdough and Light Rye.
What is malt?
Malt is used to add flavor to the crispbread. Malt is made from malted barley.
Does Wasa Crispbreads contain trans fat and hydrogenated oils?
Most Wasa Crispbreads are made with whole grains that contain zero trans fats and are not made with any partially hydrogenated oils.
All allergens are clearly stated on Wasa packages packages so please check the package. The common allergens found in Wasa Crispbread are:
Wheat: Multi Grain, Crisp’n Light 7 Grain, Thins Sesame & Sea Salt, Thins Rosemary & Sea Salt May contain traces of wheat: Light Rye, Wasa 100.
Milk: May contain traces of milk: Crisp’n Light 7 Grain, Multi Grain, Light Rye, Wasa 100.
Nuts: There are no nuts in any of our crispbread products. None of our crispbread production involves peanuts or tree nuts or traces of peanuts or tree nuts.
Wasa currently offers 2 products that are gluten free, they are Gluten Free Original Crispbread and Gluten Free Sesame & Sea Salt Crispbread. All other Wasa Crispbread varieties contain gluten, which is part of the protein found in wheat, rye, oats and barley. There is less gluten in rye than in wheat.