All posts tagged "ramen"

  • (Korea Times file)
    Who eats the most instant ramen in the world? South Korea

    By Brian Han When you think of instant ramen, the image of college students on a budget comes to mind. But it looks as though that preconception might change — South Koreans top the list of most...

    • Posted November 11, 2015
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  • A customer browses the instant ramen section inside a Los Angeles Korean supermarket. (Park Ji-hye/Korea Times)
    Premium ramen floods LA Korean markets

    By Park Ji-hye Premium instant ramen is the latest craze in Los Angeles’ Korean grocery stores. Beginning with Shin Ramen Black, an “upgraded” version of the iconic red-packaged noodles, a series of higher-priced, better-quality products are shedding...

    • Posted October 23, 2015
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  • Nongshim's Jjawang on display inside a Flushing, New York, Korean grocery store.
    Jjajang ramen dominates NY Korean markets

    By The Korea Times New York staff Soupless instant ramen is king this year among Korean market shoppers in New York and New Jersey, in particular those of the black bean variety. Known as “jjajang” ramen and...

    • Posted October 14, 2015
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  • Mokbar Owner and Chef Esther Choi (Courtesy of Esther Choi)
    Mokbar introduces Korean food to New York with…Japanese ramen?

    By Tae Hong As a young girl, Esther Choi left behind a predominantly white New Jersey neighborhood and stepped into a traditional Korean kitchen upon arriving home every day, where her grandmother would make gastro-miracles from scratch...

    • Posted July 6, 2015
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  • (Korea Times file)
    Nongshim says US class action would be ‘baseless’

    By Park Si-soo Korea’s leading ramen maker Nongshim claimed Friday that a potential class action by U.S. retailers against it is “baseless” because products they sold in America had nothing to do with a ruling by the...

    • Posted November 14, 2014
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  • (The Korea Times file)
    [Courthouse News] Three Excused From Noodle Price-Fixing Case

    SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – A federal judge dismissed three of eight Korean noodle makers from an antitrust class action accusing them of conspiring to fix noodle prices in the United States. … Orrick found that lead plaintiff...

    • Posted November 6, 2014
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  • (The Korea Times file)
    [Fox News] South Koreans defend ramen diet

    Instant noodles carry a broke college student aura in America, but they are an essential, even passionate, part of life for many in South Korea and across Asia. Hence the emotional heartburn caused by a...

    • Posted August 22, 2014
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