The instant noodles market
On August 25, 1958, Momofuku Ando (1910 -- 2007), founder of Nisshin foods, sold the world's first instant noodles -- "ramen in chicken soup". Subsequently, Nissin gradually produced the instant noodles with individually packaged seasoning, and added the cup instant noodles in 1971.
With only a cup of boiling water to fill the stomach, instant noodles quickly opened the Japanese domestic market with their features of cheap, delicious, convenient and long storage time. By the 1970s, when domestic consumption stalled, Nissin began to expand overseas market, and the instant noodle business was getting bigger.
About 97.9 billion packets of instant noodles were sold worldwide in 2007, with the average person in the world consuming 15 packets. If consumption continues to grow, global sales of instant noodles are expected to double to 200 billion packets in 10 years. By far the biggest consumer of instant noodles is China, followed by Indonesia, Japan and the United States.
According to a 2000 Japanese poll, instant noodles were considered the most important invention of the last century in Japan, followed by karaoke.
About 97.9 billion packets of instant noodles were sold worldwide in 2007. China's output of instant noodles reached 49.8 billion packets, accounting for half of the world's total. Chinese people consume one-third of the world's instant noodles, making China the world's largest instant noodle producer and marketer.
Instant noodles, convenience is its main feature, it is the perfect taste of fast food, supermarkets are available, and there are many flavors for you to choose.
Instant noodles are mainly divided into three types: Fried instant noodles, non-fried instant noodles and wet instant noodles.