Where Is Maruchan Made?
- We have three Ramen noodle manufacturing facilities in the U.S., two in Irvine,
California and one near Richmond, Virginia.
What Does Maruchan Mean?
- Maruchan is a Japanese word comprised of two parts, Maru and chan. Maru literally
means round, as in the shape of a ball or a happy child's face. Maru also means rounded,
as opposed to square or angular. In Japanese, round has a connotation of friendliness.
The word chan is a suffix, used with a child's name. "Chan" is used to show endearment
and affection for a child.
Are Ramen Noodles Safe To Eat Dry?
- Yes. Ramen noodles can be enjoyed dry. Many creative cooks use Maruchan Ramen
as an ingredient in salads and a variety of other recipes.
Do You Have Low Sodium Products?
- Yes. Maruchan has a new product line of Low Sodium Ramen and Instant Lunch soups.
Ask your grocer for Maruchan Less Sodium products.
What Are Yakisoba Noodles?
- Yakisoba noodles in Japan are commonly referred to as noodles that are pan fried.
Yakisoba refers to a dish of pan fried noodles mixed with seasonings, vegetables and
Why Does Maruchan Instant Lunch Use Styrofoam Cups?
- We have found that styrofoam cups hold heat and protects our customers hands from hot
broth within the cup. Styrofoam is also designated as a recyclable product. (More Information)
What Is The Shelf Life of Maruchan Products?
- We recommend that you refer to the "Best By" code on our packages and suggest that
our products should be consumed in a timely manner. While ramen noodles have a very
long shelf life, certain conditions over time may reduce the soup quality. Always store
Maruchan products in a cool dry place.
How Many Packages of Maruchan Are Made Each Year?
- Maruchan produces 3.6 billion packages of Ramen Noodle Soup a year. If the noodles
were all strung together they would reach all the way from earth to the planet Mars
How Do You Pronounce Ramen?
- Ramen is pronounced by combining the syllables: Ra (rah) Men.