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Maruchan Inc.
Type Private
Industry Food
Founded 1972
Headquarters Irvine, California
Richmond, Virginia
Products Maruchan Ramen
Instant Lunch
Yakisoba
Parent Toyo Suisan
Website Maruchan.com

Maruchan Inc., also known as Maruchan (マルちゃん), is an American manufacturer of ramen noodles and related products. Maruchan has four manufacturing plants, two located in Irvine, California, one in Richmond, Virginia, and one in San Antonio, Texas.[1] Maruchan produces over 3.6 billion packages of ramen noodle soup a year.

History[edit]

Maruchan Logo Small

Toyo Suisan Kaisha, Ltd of Tokyo, Japan, founded in 1953, is a leading consumer packaged foods company in Japan. Toyo Suisan’s effort to become an international food company brought them to the United States, where, in 1972, they established Maruchan USA. At first, Maruchan USA was only a marketing company, importing and distributing ramen from Japan. After operating for five years as a distributor of imported products, Maruchan built its own manufacturing facility in Irvine, California and in 1977 began producing Maruchan brand ramen at the Irvine factory. Since 1977 Maruchan has grown steadily and has become an industry leader in North America, alongside other instant noodle brands such as Nissin Top Ramen and Sapporo Ichiban.[2]

Name[edit]

Maruchan is a Japanese word composed of two parts, maru and chan. Maru literally means round, as in the shape of a ball or a happy child’s face. In Japanese, round has a connotation of friendliness. The word chan is an honorific suffix, used affectionately for a child or for a person one finds endearing.[3]

Products[edit]

Flavors include:

  • Pork
  • Beef
  • Chicken
  • Lime Chicken
  • California Vegetable
  • Cheddar Cheese
  • Oriental
  • Roast Beef
  • Roast Chicken
  • Hot & Spicy Beef
  • Hot & Spicy Chicken
  • Cajun Shrimp
  • Creamy Chicken
  • Jalapeño Cheddar
  • Teriyaki Beef
  • Savory Soy Sauce
  • Mushroom
  • Picantè Beef
  • Picantè Chicken
  • Hot & Spicy Shrimp
  • Chili
  • Shrimp
  • Chicken Mushroom

References[edit]


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Artvoice
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:07:30 -0700

The majority of chefs will also tell you they prefer Maruchan Ramen over other brands and a six pack averages around $1.49 in popular grocery store chains in North America. According to five top chefs in Buffalo, ramen's personality can come to life in ...
 
Chesterfield Observer (subscription)
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:22:30 -0700

Previous economic wins in that industry include hummus manufacturer Sabra Dipping, ramen maker Maruchan and Italian specialty meats processor Fiorucci Foods. The expansion is also a success story for a Greater Richmond Partnership program that aims ...
 
Daily Californian
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 08:11:15 -0700

Whether it's Shin Ramyun, Maruchan Instant Ramen or Cup Noodle, ramen noodles have crossed your lips at least once. Whether you'd like to admit it or not, they have replaced a meal every now and then. Although they might not give you the burst of ...
 
Brownsville Herald
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:25:44 -0700

A dirty plastic grocery bag covered an old cardboard box of Maruchan ramen noodles that lay near a Styrofoam egg carton. “Basically it's a camouflaged hiding place — little hootches with grass tops so if a plane flew over you won't see it,” Spence said.
 
News & Observer
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 02:00:00 -0700

The match-ups include several worthwhile deals, including free Maruchan bowls and Yakisoba, 33-cent Dannon Greek yogurt, 4-count packages of Sharpies for 61 cents and Nutella for $1. Don't forget to check your E-VIC account to see what digital coupons ...
 
The Trentonian
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 15:52:30 -0700

A Trentonian reporter visited a local Walmart on Friday and found that the cost of a single package of Maruchan Instant Lunch ranges from 20 cents to 28 cents, depending on whether a cup is included. A six-pack of Ramen Noodle Soup without cups cost ...
 
MLive.com
Mon, 04 Aug 2014 21:36:35 -0700

But, lest you think O'Haire — who just won $10,000 on television by creating donuts out of barbeque ribs, fried shisho leaf and dim sum — plans to serve re-hydrated Maruchan noodles out of a plastic package, fear not. At The Bandit Queen, one can ...
 
PR.com (press release)
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:56:15 -0700

Maruchan Takes Center Stage on August 21st Show as part of Back-to-School Programming Line-Up. Pompano Beach, FL, August 20, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Award-winning morning show The Balancing Act® on the Lifetime® Channel welcomes one of the ...
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