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Study: M’sians Ate 1.64 Million Servings of Instant Noodles Last Year, 13th Highest in the World!


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Since it was invented by Momofuku Ando in Japan back in 1958, instant noodles have become a staple food virtually everywhere in the globe thanks to its taste, convenience and cheap price.

As you probably know by now, instant noodles are super popular in Malaysia too, but do you know exactly how popular?


Malaysians ate 1.64 million servings of instant noodles in 2023

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Well, according to data from the World Instant Noodles Association (WINA), the representative body for the quality, manufacture and consumption of instant noodles, a whopping 1.64 million servings of instant noodles were consumed by Malaysians last year, the 13th highest in the world!

The data further revealed that the annual consumption of instant noodles in Malaysia increased from 1.45 million in 2019 to 1.64 million in just 5 years.

From 2019 to 2023, the number of instant noodles consumption increased year-on-year except in 2022 which saw a slight dip.

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Southeast Asian countries feature prominently in the top 20 rankings

Globally, China (including its territory Hong Kong) recorded the highest consumption of instant noodles last year with a whopping 42.2 million servings.

In 2nd place is our Southeast Asian neighbour Indonesia with 14.54 million servings.

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In fact, Southeast Asian countries feature prominently in the top 20 rankings, with Vietnam in 4th place (8.13 million servings), the Philippines in 7th (4.39 million servings), Thailand in 9th (3.95 million), Malaysia in 13th (1.64 million) and Myanmar in 18th (0.77 million servings).

WINA estimated that a staggering 120.21 million instant noodles were consumed globally last year.

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So, what do you guys think of the statistics? Share your thoughts with us in the comments!


Also read: M’sian Woman Eats Instant Noodles For a Month Just to Buy Branded Gift For Ungrateful Friend

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