Nissin

Yoriko Takahashi - June 23, 2014

Nissin is going to release the first Cup Noodle product that uses Somen noodles - Cup Noodle Light Somen - on July 7.

Somen is a very thin Japanese noodle made of wheat flour, and since it's very simple and easy to eat, Japanese people eat cold Somen noodles a lot especially during summer.

Nissin just released the first product from their new instant noodle series called JACK.

The first JACK instant noodle, just released 2 days ago, is a super-hot instant friend noodle that comes with spicy powder made from 3 stimulating ingredients: habanero pepper, wasabi and hot mustard. Nissin calls the power "JACK powder". The provided sauce to mix with the noodle contains sweet soybean paste and spicy sichuan pepper.

World Cup 2014 in Brazil is just around the corner starting on June 12. To warm up to the international festival, Nissin unveiled 3 cup noodle products from their new "Brazilian Chicken" noodle series.

The taste of "Brazilian Chicken" series is based on char-grilled Brazilian BBQ, Churrasco.

- Cup Noodle Brazilian Chicken Noodle
Soupy noodle with grilled chicken, cabbage, red bell pepper, scrambled egg and spicy soup flavored with oregano, basil, black pepper and so on.

Nissin NoodleBot - AkihabaraNews.com

Instant noodles, Top Ramen in particular, are perhaps best known as a symbol of the struggling college student, the underemployed and/or lazy bachelor, or simply the food of last resort - but not in Japan. Here there’s a clear, unabashed romance between Cup Noodles and robots. 

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Nissin is going to release the interesting flavor cup noodle on October 7 - Cheesy Doria (means Rice au Gratin in Japanese) flavor.

The flavor was made in the image of a popular menu "Doria Milan style" from a Japanese family restaurant. The soup consists of a mix of white creamy sauce, meat sauce and 2 types of cheese, which make the soup very rich.

Price: ¥190