Vietnam is world No
world No. 4 in instant noodle consumption
than 5.1 billion packets of instant noodles in 2012 earned the country fourth
place in the global instant noodle consumption rankings.
and Japan are the world’s top three consumers of instant noodles.
China tops the
list with 44 billion packets, followed by Indonesia (14.1 billion) and Japan
According to the
World Instant Noodles Association in Osaka, Japan, 101.4 billion packets of
instant noodles are consumed worldwide every year.
were invented by Japanese businessman Momofuku Ando, who also founded the Nissin
Foods Holdings Company in 1958.