Solution for Global Hunger: Study shows instant noodles can play key role to battle global hunger

Instant Noodles a solution to Global Hunger:

As per a latest study by Deborah Gewertz, Professor of Anthropology at Amherst College in US, instant noodles can play a significant role in combating the challenge of global hunger which is aggravating with the increasing population.  

The study examines the history, manufacturing, marketing and consumption of the ubiquitous foodstuff and suggests that instant noodles will have an increasingly important global role in the future.

As per the study, instant noodles are served in variable forms and have already shown a remarkable potential to be a part of diverse lives. Researchers expect that the calories provided by the tasty, convenient, cheap, shelf-stable, industrially prepared instant noodles will remain important as food becomes scarcer in the future.

What is the origin of Instant Noodles?
  • Instant noodles were invented by Taiwan-born inventor Momofuku Ando in Japan.
  • They were first marketed on August 25, 1958, by Ando’s company Nissin under the brand name Chikin Ramen.

In India the most popular brand is Nestle’s Maggi which is regarded in popular culture as a two-minute noodle.

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