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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 [...]

Korean Spicy Ramyun Surging in Popularity Across the Globe

Korean Spicy Ramyun Surging in Popularity Across the Globe

SEOUL, July 14 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea is a food lover’s paradise. And there are a wide range of delicious dishes in every corner of the country to suit every taste as its people enjoy various culinary delights anytime, anywhere. Among other things, South Korea has a wide variety of noodles on offer, including [...]

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 [...]

Korea’s Answer to Netflix & Chill: ‘Wanna Eat Ramen Before You Go?’

Korea’s Answer to Netflix & Chill: ‘Wanna Eat Ramen Before You Go?’

SEOUL, Sept. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Just like the phrase ‘Netflix and Chill’ has become an inseparable part of the modern dating culture in the West in recent years, the lexicon of dating has been expanding on the other side of the world in South Korea also. The newly coined phrase ‘You wanna eat ramen before [...]

Real Love: Koreans Consume the Most Ramen

Real Love: Koreans Consume the Most Ramen

SEJONG, Nov.12 (Korea Bizwire) – Koreans have turned out to be the biggest consumers of instant ramen noodles in the world, feasting on an average of 76 packs of instant ramen noodles every year. Despite the declining growth of the domestic noodle industry, the ramen market has continued to expand, reaching a $180 million export [...]