Where are your products made?
We have two manufacturing facilities: Gardena, California and Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
How can I find the "best by" date for your products?
Is it safe to eat the Top Ramen noodles without putting them in boiling water first?
Some people have found that they enjoy Top Ramen as a snack, much like potato chips. The noodles are broken up and eaten straight from the package or sprinkled on top of salads. Since the noodles are already cooked, it is totally safe to eat this way.
Why is Cup Noodles in a styrofoam cup and not cardboard?
Our styrofoam cups prevent heat from escaping and protect the consumer. The styrofoam is designated as recyclable, whereas some cardboard cups are not, due to a protective plastic coating.
How can I cut down on the salt content of Top Ramen?
Simply adjust the amount of seasoning you add, perhaps putting in just half of the packet. Or, you could eliminate the seasoning packet altogether and add your own seasonings.
Do you have any vegetarian products?
Our Top Ramen Oriental and Chili flavors contain no animal products.
How do you pronounce "ramen?"
We get this question quite frequently . it's pronounced "rah-men", not "ray-men."
Where can I find your current job opportunities?
Please see our Careers page to view our latest job openings and to submit your resume online.
Do you have any recipes for Top Ramen?
We have some great recipes for main dish, lunch and snack ideas on this site. For a complete collection of 175 recipes, you can also order the Top Ramen Noodle Cookbook. Simply send a check to Nissin Foods for $3.95 for postage and handling to:
Nissin Foods USA