Okay – guess where I got these? Yeah – Canada. At the Real Canadian Superstore. These are made in Bangladesh. So, are they a Bangladesh product, or something geared this way for Canada. This is always a tricky thing for me to figure out and ultimately, I have to just pick. The pack mentions that it’s a product of Bangladesh and has many languages, however the Nutrition Facts are designed for Canada – in English and French. So I’m going to go with this is an export product and labeled just for Canada, but it’s not made in Canada. One thing also to note is the absence of Canadian mentions – made by so-and-so for insert Canadian company here. Usually, this would make it Bangladesh, but then there’s the bar code – it’s a 12 instead of 13 digits. Leaning Canadian again. But then if you look at the commercial at the bottom, this package is in English instead of the local language. I’m slapping a Bangladesh label on it. Let’s check it out.
Canton Instant Noodles Chicken Curry Flavour – Bangladesh
Here’s the back of the package (click to enlarge). Looks to be meat free but check for yourself. to prepare, break noodle block into 4 parts and add to 250~300cc boiling water. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring often. Add in sachet contents. Finally, stir and enjoy!
The noodle block.
The soup base sachet.
A light powder.
Finished (click to enlarge). Added coriander, chicken, hard boiled egg, fried onion, and grape tomatoes. The noodles sucked up all the broth and ended up with a decent texture to them – just about right. The taste was more chicken and less curry, but it was pretty tasty. 3.75 out of 5.0 stars. UPC bar code 841165107650.
Here’s the back of the package (click to enlarge). Looks to be meat free but check for yourself. To prepare, break the noodle block into 4 pieces and add noodles to 25-~300ml boiling water and cook for 2 minutes. Add in sachet contents. Stir and enjoy!
The noodle block.
The seasoning sachet.
Has a pleasant curry scent.
Finished (click to enlarge). Added Salad Cosmo mung bean sprouts, fried tofu cake, coriander and chilli flake. The noodles were great – nice and fluffy with a good chew. The broth has a very pleasant curry taste I thoroughly enjoyed. 4.0 out of 5.0 stars. EAN bar code 846656006276.
Here’s one sent to me by Colin – thanks again! So this one is kind of interesting – I’ve reviewed lots of Mr. Noodles in the past, however they’ve been from Canada. I think there’s also a Mr. Noodles in India as well – unsure if they’re related to this Bangladeshi brand though. It seems to me that with so many Mr, Noodles out there (lest we forget Mr. Noodles from Sesame Street as well), there’s bit of confusion. In fact, I get comments quite often actually from the Mr. Noodles customers in Canada asking where to go to contact them. Of course as far as the Canadian ones go, all I can find is a distributor and nothing else. So very sorry, Canadians…
These Mr. Noodles are from Pran, a company that makes all sorts of different things. Hopefully soon there will be a Meet The Manufacturer with Pran so we can check out all their varieties. Now let’s see how Mr. Noodles is when he comes from Bangladesh!
#2310: Pran Mr. Noodles Instant Noodles Beef Flavour – Bangladesh
Here’s the back of the package (click to enlarge). Looks to be meat free but check for yourself. to prepare, break noodle block into 4 pieces and add to 250-300ml boiling water and cook for 2 minutes. Next add in sachet contents. Finally, stir and enjoy!
The noodle block.
The soup base seasoning.
Has a beef scent.
An oil sachet.
Has an onion scent.
Finished (click to enlarge). Added Salad Cosmo mung bean sprouts, sweet onion, beef and coriander. The noodles came out rather nice; indeed a light gauge and comfort food chew with an enjoyable floppiness. The broth had a very good beef taste I enjoyed especially – and the oil really bumped it up. 4.0 out of 5.0 stars. EAN bar code 846656008252.