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Chinese Instant Noodles Market Enters ‘Golden Age’, and South Korea May Benefit the Most

Chinese Instant Noodles Market Enters ‘Golden Age’, and South Korea May Benefit the Most

SEOUL, Dec. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean instant noodles are making a strong comeback as the Chinese ramen market, after a recent stalemate, has been regaining vitality. The Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) reported on Saturday that Chinese ramen imports surged from US$83.8 million in 2014 to $240 million last year. Imports of Korean instant [...]

Convenience Store Products a ‘Big Hit’ Only if Popular with Women in Their 20s

Convenience Store Products a ‘Big Hit’ Only if Popular with Women in Their 20s

SEOUL, Aug. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — What would be the best-selling instant noodles at convenience store chain GS25? It is easy to think of Shin Ramyun, or Jin Ramyun, both popular options. But the answer is Hot Chicken Flavor Ramen, Samyang Foods Co.’s top-selling noodle product among 107 instant noodle offerings. There is one thing [...]

Market for Instant Cup Noodles Grows 20% with Increase of Single-Person Households

Market for Instant Cup Noodles Grows 20% with Increase of Single-Person Households

SEOUL, Aug. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Although instant noodles are not exempt from the low growth that the food industry is currently facing, demand for instant noodles has soared due to the increase in single-person households. According to the Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation (aT), which analyzed sales data of instant cup noodles, the [...]

Economic Stagnation Hasn’t Stopped Convenience Food Purchases

Economic Stagnation Hasn’t Stopped Convenience Food Purchases

SEOUL, Dec.4 (Korea Bizwire) – Despite the prolonged stagnation of consumption in Korea, the convenience food market continues to grow. According to Nielsen Korea, the global information analysis company, sales of instant products (convenience foods edible after heating) were 1.4 trillion won from September 2014 to August 2015, which was a 9.8 percent increase compared [...]

South Korea ranked No.1 in instant noodle consumption

South Korea ranked No.1 in instant noodle consumption

SEOUL, Sep. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — It turns out that Korean people, well known for their “pali pali” or “hurry, hurry” culture, are really into a bowl of instantly made noodle called ramen. The World Instant Noodles Association announced that Korean people topped a list in terms of average yearly volume of ramen intake, consuming 74.1 packet [...]