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Instant Noodle Exports Hit New High in First 11 Months of 2021 amid Pandemic

Instant Noodle Exports Hit New High in First 11 Months of 2021 amid Pandemic

SEOUL, Jan. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s exports of instant noodles reached an all-time high in the first 11 months of 2021 on their global popularity amid the coronavirus pandemic, data showed Monday. Asia’s fourth-largest economy exported US$607.9 million worth of instant noodles, or “ramyeon” in Korean, in the January-November period, up 10.6 percent [...]

Instant Noodles Prices Grow at Fastest Clip in 13 Years in October

Instant Noodles Prices Grow at Fastest Clip in 13 Years in October

SEOUL, Nov. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — The prices of instant noodles in South Korea grew at the fastest pace in about 13 years last month, data showed Sunday, raising worries that such steep price hikes could increase inflationary pressures. According to the data by Statistics Korea, the price of instant noodles, or “ramyeon” in Korean, [...]

Shin Ramyun and Chapagetti Listed as Best Instant Noodles in New York Magazine

Shin Ramyun and Chapagetti Listed as Best Instant Noodles in New York Magazine

SEOUL, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top noodle maker Nongshim Co.’s popular instant noodles “Shin Ramyun” and “Chapagetti” have been listed as New York Magazine’s Best Instant Noodles. The Strategist, a website run by the American biweekly magazine, introduced the two products in an article titled ‘The Best Instant Noodles, According to Chefs [...]

Korean Instant Noodles Attract Consumers Worldwide as Coronavirus Pandemic Drags On

Korean Instant Noodles Attract Consumers Worldwide as Coronavirus Pandemic Drags On

SEOUL, Sept. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean instant noodles called ramen, spotlighted in the Oscar-winning Korean film “Parasite,” are gaining attention in the global market as more consumers are looking for non-perishable food during the novel coronavirus pandemic. The Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corp. (aT) and Korea Agricultural Trade Information reported that ramen exports [...]