Saturday, January 06, 2007

R.I.P Momofuku


Momofuku Ando, the Japanese inventor of instant noodles, has died, according to Nissin Food Products Co., the company he founded. He was 96. Ando died of a heart attack on Friday, Nissin said in a statement posted Saturday on its corporate Web site. He was born in Taiwan in 1910, when the island was under Japanese colonial rule. He moved to Japan in 1933, according to Japan's daily Mainichi newspaper. Faced with food shortages in post World War II Japan, Ando developed the idea that a quality, convenient noodle product would help feed the masses. He founded Nissin in 1948. full story

1 comment:

breonala said...

Ask George Woo! He'll tell ya! These damn noodles are full of bad oils!This is proof that these types of products will kill ya!