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Food products company executive

Ando Momofuku, Chinese food products company executive. Inventor of world's first instant noodle, Chicken Ramen in 1958 (after several trials) and cup noodle in 1971. Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum opened in 1999 in Ikeda City in western Japan commemorating inventions. Member of International Ramen Manufacturer Association (chairman), Instant Food Industry Foundation (founder).

Background

Momofuku, Ando was born on March 5, 1910 in Chiayi, Taiwan. Arrived in Japan, 1930's.

Career

Founder, chairman Nissin Food Products Limited company, Osaka, Japan, 1948. Chairman Wing On Foods Company.

Achievements

  • Inventor of world's first instant noodle, Chicken Ramen in 1958 (after several trials) and cup noodle in 1971. Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum opened in 1999 in Ikeda City in western Japan commemorating inventions.

Membership

Member of International Ramen Manufacturer Association (chairman), Instant Food Industry Foundation (founder).

Connections

Married Masako Momofuku. 3 children.

spouse:
Masako Momofuku