Instant noodles definition: also called instant noodles. Before the invention of instant noodles, there were already similar pastas in China called "Imian" or "Yifu". Ando Baifu combines traditional noodles and ramen noodles, then adds some cooking oil, which has been dehydrated and turned into instant noodles. Instant noodles were very popular in Japan in the early 1990s.
On August 25, 1958, the founder of Nissin Foods Co., Ltd. Ando Baifu (1910-2007, formerly known as Wu Baifu, Japanese-born Chinese) sold the world's first bag of instant noodles - bagged "chicken soup ramen". Since then, Nissin has gradually introduced instant noodles with individually packaged condiments, and in 1971 added cups of instant noodles.
You only need a cup of boiling water to fill your stomach. Instant noodles quickly open up the Japanese domestic market with its characteristics of cheap, delicious, convenient and long-lasting. In the 1970s, after the growth of domestic consumption in Japan stopped, Nisshin Foods Co., Ltd. began to expand to overseas markets, and the instant noodle business became bigger and bigger.
In 2007, the global sales of instant noodles were approximately 97.9 billion packs, and the average worldwide consumption was 15 packs. The company predicts that if consumption continues to grow, global sales of instant noodles are expected to double by 10 years, reaching 200 billion bales. The country with the most convenient instant noodles in 2010 was China, followed by Indonesia, Japan and the United States.
According to a poll conducted by Japan in 2000, instant noodles are considered to be the most important inventions of Japan in the last century, followed by karaoke.
In 2007, the global sales volume of instant noodles was about 97.9 billion bales. The output of instant noodles in China reached 49.8 billion bales, accounting for 1/2 of the world's total output. The instant noodles consumed by Chinese people accounted for 1/3 of the world's total. China has become the world's instant noodle production and sales. A big country.