Recently I was contacted by someone in Taiwan about trying some new varieties by a company called Three Meters. Sounded interesting and so here we are! The following is an interview I conducted with Lu Chiu Ya, a store manager from Three Meters:
Meet The Manufacturer: Interview With Three Meters – Taiwan
THE RAMEN RATER> Can you tell my readers about the history of Ten Meters?
THREE METERS> Three Meter, a new brand of noodles, was established since 2015 in Taiwan.
TRR> Why the name Three Meters?
THREE METERS> The name “Three Meters” is translated from Taiwanese, meaning “what kind of noodles.”
TRR> Can you tell us about the varieties of noodles you make?
THREE METERS> We have four kinds of flavor, Chinese shallot with oil, spicy Sichuan pepper, sesame paste and sesame oil, and with two different sizes of noodles, thin and flat.
TRR> Your company is located in the Taiwan. Can you tell us a little about your locale?
THREE METERS> Our company is located in southern Taiwan and we speak two languages, Chinese and Taiwanese.
TRR> How does your noodle making process differ from other instant noodle manufacturers?
THREE METERS> We make the noodles in sun-cured way which is different from other kinds of fried instant noodles. Our noodles are healthier and more natural.
TRR> Do you make your own pastes, sauces and seasonings?
THREE METERS> Yes, we make our own sauce.
TRR> How do you decide on what varieties to produce?
THREE METERS> The four flavors we make are based on the favors of Taiwanese.
TRR> How many noodle products do you produce every year?
THREE METERS> We produce one hundred and fifty thousand pack of noodles per year since we are a new company with limited scale.
TRR> Apart from noodles, are there other products you produce or plan to produce?
THREE METERS> We focus on the development of noodles and its sauce, so we don’t have any new plan for other products currently.
TRR> Can you suggest pairings for your products, like meats, seafood or vegetables?
THREE METERS> Our products are tasted good with meats, seafood, vegetable and eggs.
TRR> A lot of people are concerned with their sodium intake. How would you recommend people enjoy your product as part of a healthy meal?
THREE METERS> It’s no concern for sodium content of our products which are all in standard range. We suggest adding some vegetables when cooking for a balanced diet.
TRR> Are you involved in in your local community or participate in charities?
THREE METERS> We are very concerned about minority, so we donate not only parts of our profits to the charities every month
but also the products to those who need.
TRR> Are there any new products coming soon?
THREE METERS> It is still under developing.
TRR> In what countries are your products available?
THREE METERS> Our products are available in Taiwan and Hong Kong, and soon in America by this year.
TRR> When you make noodles for yourself, what do you like to add to them to make them extra special?
THREE METERS> Usually I only cook some noodles with some onions and a boiled egg. Simple and delicious
THE RAMEN RATER> Thank you for this opportunity to learn about your coiompany and products!