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The Ramen Rater Is Calling All Musicians

Hey folks! So I will be starting a podcast soon of The Ramen Rater Noodle News. I need some theme music and that’s where you musicians come in. If you would like to submit some theme music (music would need to be about instant noodles and mention The Ramen Rater prominently), I would definitely use it on the podcast. Not opnly that, I’ll tell everyone about your band and how to contact you! Please contact me – [email protected] and put ‘The Ramen Rater Music’ in the subject line. Who knows – enough people sumbit music, there could be an album!

Thanks,

– Hans ‘The Ramen Rater’ Lienesch

The Ramen Rater Noodle News #34

Here we go with the 34th edition of The Ramen Rater Noodle News! I scour the Internet for articles about ramen and instant noodles and bring them to you! Here are some recent stories you might find interesting!

  • Daily News – ‘Hangover Taxi’ Makes Partying Professionals’ Morning-After Commute Easier – USA – Link
  • The Capital -Maryland Gazette – Northeast Alumni, Students Send Ramen Noodles To Philippines – USA – Link
  • China Daily – Chinese Instant Noodles Pass Heavy Metals Testing – China – Link
  • Vanguard – Indomie Re-Launches Cartoon Heroes In New Promo – Nigeria – Link
  • For The Win – Noodle-loving Dodgers Pitcher Stars In Noodles Commercial – USA – Link
  • Balkans.com – Indonesian Company Plans To Produce Noodles In Serbia – UK – Link
  • Korea IT Times – Ottogi Sells 2.7 Bil. Units Of Jin Ramyen Over The Past 25 Years – South Korea –Link
  • WWSB – Turkey Ramen Noodles Bowls – USA – Link
  • The Japan Times – Slurping Opportunities At Ramen Expo 2013 – Japan – Link
  • The Asahi Shinbun – Ajinomoto, Toyo Suisan Cook Up Instant Noodle Plan For India, Nigeria – Japan – Link
  • The Phnom Penh Post – On Kampuchea Krom, Japanese Ramen Cooked For 72 Hours Surprises, Delights – Cambodia – Link
  • Global Post – Nissin To Build 3 China Plants For Noodle Business Expansion – USA – Link
  • Thanh Nien News – Vietnamese Foods Bleached With Kidney Stone Culprit – Vietnam – Link
  • The Independent – Nepal’s Billionaire Noodle King Says Things Are Looking Up For The Himalayan Republic – UK – Link
  • Forbes – 8 Ramen Recipes For The Starving Startup Entrepreneur – USA – Link
  • Osun Defender – 10 Ways Instant Noodles Can Kill You – Nigeria – Link
  • The Korea Times – Nongshim To Expand Overseas Business – South Korea – Link
  • Stuff – You Won’t Find This In Guidebooks – New Zealand – Link
  • News.com.au – Food Fix: Chicken Noodle Fritters – Australia – Link
  • Business Standard – Indo Nissin Foods Opens New Factory In Odisha – India – Link
  • The Flor-Ala – Ramen Gets A Makeover – USA – Link

The Ramen Rater Noodle News #33

Here we go with the 33rd edition of The Ramen Rater Noodle News! I scour the Internet for articles about ramen and instant noodles and bring them to you! Here are some recent stories you might find interesting!

  • This Day – Investing in Instant Noodles Production for Cash – Nigeria – Link
  • Interaksyon – Price freeze imposed in Bohol, Cebu after gov’t declares state of calamity – Philippines – Link
  • The Daily Targum – From authentic to instant: A look at ramen’s popularity – USA – Link
  • Broadway World – 100,000 Servings of Instant Noodles Donated to Cyclone-hit Odisha, India – USA – Link
  • Pattaya Mail -Major producer of instant noodles affirms no price hike despite rising demand – Thailand – Link
  • Japan Today – Two men rob ramen restaurant of Y234,000 – Japan – Link
  • Korea Times – ‘Collaboration marketing’ rises – South Korea – Link
  • Kotaku – You Aren’t Looking at Ramen. This Is “Ramen Cake.” – Japan – Link
  • This Day – Dufil Food’s Power Oil Gets NSN, NHF Endorsement – Nigeria – Link
  • Republica – Govt files cases against 22 food companies  – Nepal – Link
  • Hip Hip DX – Crooked I Says “Top Ramen N!&&@” Shares Horseshoe Gang’s Story – USA – Link
  • Interaksyon – Price freeze in force across several typhoon-hit areas – Philippines – Link
  • Forbes – Too Little Too Late For Indicted Taiwan Billionaire? – USA – Link
  • The Christian Science Monitor – Life on Ramen: Bad diet, good personal finance? – USA – Link
  • Shanghai Daily – Watchdog says noodles are safe – China – Link
  • Want China Times – Taiwanese man escapes typhoon-ravaged Tacloban – China – Link
  • The Nation – Unfazed by unrest, Japan’s Nissin invests Bt1.2 bn in noodle plant – Thailand – Link
  • San Antonio Business Journal – Engineering firms hired for food factory project near San Antonio – USA – Link
  • RocketNews24 – New magic powder turns your boring instant noodles into peppery treats – Japan – Link
  • Anime News Network – Famima.com to Sell Yozakura Quartet Instant Noodles – Japan – Link
  • Taipei Times – Magazine says sauce packs contain heavy metal traces – Taiwan – Link
  • Korea IT Times – Nongshim Shin Ramen Makes Forays into Kenya – South Korea – Link

The Ramen Rater Noodle News #32

Here we go with the 32nd edition of The Ramen Rater Noodle News! I scour the Internet for articles about ramen and instant noodles and bring them to you! Here are some recent stories you might find interesting!

Special note – Please vote for The Ramen Rater Thank YOU!!!

  • AZCentral – Arizona outdoors tip: Hikers, jazz up your ramen dinners – USA – Link
  • GhanaWeb – Finavest signs US$10.5m deal to produce instant noodles in Ghana – Ghana – Link
  • The Economic Times – Japan’s Nissin wants a bigger bite of India; in buyout talks with Capital Foods – India – Link
  • Manila Standard Today – Switch on shared family mealtimes – Philippines – Link
  • Business Standard – Capital Foods founder denies selling out – India – Link
  • eKantipur – Case Against Wai Wai Noodles: Chaudhary receives court summon – Nepal – Link
  • Anime News Network – Ramen Burgers and Pizzas in Your Own Kitchen – USA – Link
  • Zambia Daily Mail – Pilato named eeZee noodles ambassador – Zambia – Link
  • msn Now – Test your gag reflex by watching this guy eat ramen from his beard – USA – Link
  • Quartz – By 2015, China will be the world’s largest consumer of processed food – USA – Link
  • The Windsor Star – Around the world in local stores – UK – Link
  • The Korea Times – Russians love ‘old’ Korean snacks – South Korea – Link
  • The New Zealand Herald – Wendyl wants to know: Fast noodles a cocktail of artificial additives – New Zealand – Link
  • Ubergizmo – This Nissin Cup Noodle Has Touched The Allspark!s – USA – Link
  • ChicoER – Biz Bits: How does Rapid Ramen relate to Chico State? – USA – Link
  • Just Food – Nissin, Yildiz JV launches instant noodles in Turkey – UK – Link
  • Inquirer Opinion – From ‘mi’ to ‘pancit’ – Philippines – Link
  • Nouse – A closer look at Pot Noodles – UK – Link
  • RocketNews24 – Simple tricks to making instant ramen look like a gourmet meal – Japan – Link
  • Sacramento Business Journal – Sacramento entrepreneur negotiates tasty deal for ramen cooker – USA – Link
  • The Nation – Three pupils net N2.25m – Nigeria – Link
  • Nigerian Bulletin – Prison Warder Gets Ten Year Jail Term For Supplying Cocaine to Kirikiri Inmates – Nigeria – Link

The Ramen Rater Noodle News #31

Here we go with the 31st edition of The Ramen Rater Noodle News! I scour the Internet for articles about ramen and instant noodles and bring them to you! Here are some recent stories you might find interesting!

Special note – Please vote for The Ramen Rater Thank YOU!!!

  • Ten Asia – Jang Hyuk, Yoon Sang-hyun to Endorse Noodle Brand – South Korea – Link
  • The Moscow Times – 8 Detained In Flying Spaghetti Monster Ritual – Russia – Link
  • The Pitt News – Welcome back: Copy Chef pimps your Ramen – USA – Link
  • NY Daily News – Florida juvie riots sparked by cup noodles, costing hundreds of thousands of dollars
    – USA – Link
  • Vanguard – Indomie wins coolest noodles brand award – Nigeria – Link
  • Vanguard – PATHETIC! Victim of police stray bullet rendered impotent – Nigeria – Link
  • NPR – Ramen To The Rescue: How Instant Noodles Fight Global Hunger – USA – Link
  • SGGP English Edition – Health watchdog asked to inspect worms in instant noodles – Vietnam – Link
  • ECNS – Noodles not so instant  – China – Link
  • The Asahi Shinbun – BIZ BRIEF: Nissin Foods starts selling instant noodles in Colombia – Japan – Link
  • Vietnam Net – Stiff competition forces noodle manufacturers to find new ways to go – Vietnam – Link
  • Foodbeast – Realistic Ramen Cake Might be the Saddest Thing Ever – USA – Link
  • The Seattle Times – ‘On the Noodle Road’: the winding road of pasta’s history – USA – Link
  • The Korea Herald – [Power Korea] Ottogi, where taste meets health – South Korea – Link
  • TheNational – Wai Wai, eaten raw, was for the cool kids – UAE – Link
  • SunStar – Aquino inks law vs undue price hike on emergency situations – Philippines – Link
  • Los Angeles Times – Ramen Burger: More than 1,000 people line up for a first taste – USA – Link
  • PRNewswire – New Campaign Aims To Remove “Conflict Palm Oil” from America’s Snack Foods   – USA – Link
  • China Economic Net – Listed instant-noodle manufacturers see profit declines in H1 – China – Link
  • SWLondoner – Korean noodles feed Dons’ appetite for success – UK – Link

The Ramen Rater Noodle News #30

Here we go with the 30th edition of The Ramen Rater Noodle News! I scour the Internet for articles about ramen and instant noodles and bring them to you! Here are some recent stories you might find interesting!

  • DigTriad – Tractor-Trailer Carrying Ramen Noodles Overturns On I-85 In Greensboro – USA – Link
  • Korea IT Times – Ottogi Overtakes Samyang In Ramen Sales – South Korea – Link
  • Nigerian Bulletin – Ramadan Fasting: Indomie Feeds 2.5 Million Muslims In 30 Days – Nigeria – Link
  • CKGSB Knowledge – Smeared! Why Reputation Management Matters – Even to China’s Instant Noodle King – China – Link
  • RocketNews24 – Love Nissin’s Chicken Ramen? The Yokohama Grand Intercontinental Hotel Has A Room Just For You! – Japan – Link
  • Weekly Times Now – Noodle Demand To Boost Wheat Production – Australia – Link
  • Gothamist – Joey Chestnut Craved Yogurt, Ramen After Eating 69 Hot Dogs – USA – Link
  • ECNS – Netizens Poke Fun At ‘Instant Noodle Building’ – China – Link
  • The Dong-A Ilbo – Korean Cup Noodle Attacks The Taste Of The World – South Korea – Link
  • Daily Trust (via AllAfrica) – Nigeria: We’ll Start Palm Oil Production Next Month – Indomie CEO  – Nigeria – Link
  • The Japan Times – Museum To Launch Ramen For Muslims – Japan – Link
  • The Chosunilbo – Korean Cup Noodles Served On American Airlines – South Korea – Link
  • The Mercury – Nurse Warns On Hot Topic – Australia – Link
  • Nippon – Using Its Noodle For Success: Nissin Food Products – Japan – Link
  • The Asahi Shinbun – Nissin Foods Pins Hopes On Instant Noodles In Kenya With Local Flavors – Japan – Link
  • RocketNews24 – Gut-Busting 6kg Ramen Destroys Stomachs, Self-Esteem – Japan – Link
  • Times Union – Biodegradable Ramen Bowl Expands When Water Is Added – USA – Link
  • The Gulf Today – Price Freeze On Noodles During Disasters Approved – UAE – Link
  • What’s On Xiamen – Zhangzhou Schoolgirl Scalded After Teacher Throws Boiling Noodles Over Her – China – Link
  • ABS/CBN News – Noodles, Bottled Water To Become ‘Prime Commodities’ – Philippines – Link
  • Foodbeast – Ramen-Flavored Chocolate Was Surprisingly Not Invented by High College Kids – USA – Link
  • The Lo-Down – A Conversation With Ramen Master Ivan Orkin – USA – Link
  • Capital Press – S. Korea Tightens Inspection Of Imported Winter White Wheat – USA – Link
  • Korea IT Times – Oregon Wheat Shipment Found to Contain GMO Varieties – South Korea – Link

The Ramen Rater Noodle News #24

Been a while, but here we go with the 24th edition of The Ramen Rater Noodle News!

I search the ‘net for interesting news and view on instant noodles and beyond. Oldest articles start at the top. Here you go!

  • Stone Mountain Lithonia Patch – Inside The Police Reports: Shoplifting Beer And Ramen From Walmart – USA – Link
  • Sydney Morning News – Let The Snobs Simmer Over Slow Food – Australia – Link
  • Lovin’ From The Over – Spiced Up Ramen & Winner – USA – Link
  • Berita Jakarta – Flood Casualties In South Jakarta Received Compensations – Indonesia – Link
  • Morning Whistle – Parent Of Instant Noodle Giant Unveiling Smart Phones – China – Link
  • The Guardian – New Korean Noodle Sponsor For AFC Wimbledon – UK – Link
  • Food Beast – Ramen-Flavored Ice Cream For ‘Instant’ Gratification – USA – Link
  • The Daily Meal – Air Canada Launches Rouge, A New Budget Airline – USA – Link
  • Bit Rebels – You Know You Want This…Innovative Spork For Eating Soupy Noodles – USA – Link
  • The Nation – Ajinomoto MSG Plant To Start Operating In May – Thailand – Link
  • Bangkok Post – MAMA Maker Envisions Bhutan Joint Venture – Thailand – Link
  • Washington Square News – Top 5 Ramen Recipes For The Student Budget – USA – Link
  • Huffington Post – 11 Amazing Things You Can Do With Ramen Noodles – USA – Link
  • Manufacturing.net – Nissin To Set Up Lab To Develop New Noodles – USA – Link
  • Saudi Gazette – Indomie Employs 100 Saudi Females – Saudi Arabia – Link
  • Jakarta Post – Tiga Pilar To Roll Out New Products For Local, Foreign Markets – Indonesia – Link
  • National Post – Food Trends 2013: Ramen, ‘Resourcefulness’ And More Tacos – Canada – Link
  • Moneycontrol.com – Nestle Cuts Retail Margins Grammage On 5 Rs Noodle Pack – India – Link

The Ramen Rater Noodle News #23

Been a while, but here we go with the 23rd edition of The Ramen Rater Noodle News!

I search the ‘net for interesting news and view on instant noodles and beyond. Oldest articles start at the top. Here you go!

  • Information Nigeria – Unemployment: Youths Shut Down Indomie’s Largest Factory in Africa Located in Kaduna – Nigeria – Link
  • The Village Voice – Ivan Orkin and Shigetoshi Nakamura to Cook Ramen for Sandy Relief at Smorgasburg – USA – Link
  • Rocketnews24 – Instant Ramen Maker Sets Up Tiny Restaurant In Shibuya Station: Three Dollar Lunch, Anyone? – Japan – Link
  • Global Times – Uni-President to sell JV stake – China – Link
  • Japan Daily Press – Special committee formed to review ‘one-third’ rule on deliveries and stopping food wastage – Japan – Link
  • The Pyramid – Ramen Revolution – USA – Link
  • The Canberra Times – Popping Into Gangnam – Australia – Link
  • The Smoking Jacket – Minute Hacks: Hack Your Ramen Noodles – USA – Link
  • KPopStarz.com – Miss A, Cup Ramen To End Diet.. Suzy “One More Cup!” – Korea – Link
  • Washington City Paper – Last Night’s Leftovers: Ramen Rating Edition – USA – Link
  • 4-Traders – Nissin Ajinomoto Alimentos Ltda. to Start up New Plant in Northeast Region of Brazil – USA – Link
  • autoevolution – “NEXT” A-Class Chases a Ramen Truck in Anime [Video] – USA – Link
  • Huffington Post – Minute Hacks: Making Ramen Less Boring – USA – Link
  • South China Morning Post – Tingyi returns to profit growth as China economy steadies – China – Link
  • The Ramen Blog & Other Goodies – Pot Noeldle, the turkey and stuffing flavored instant noodles – USA – Link
  • The Japan Times – Meet The Ramen Ambassadors – Japan – Link
  • Everyday Food – Convenience Food Of The Day: Instant Ramen – USA – Link
  • Japan Bash – Ramen School In Japan – USA – Link
  • The Japan Times – Ramen Eateries Catch On In London – Japan – Link
  • The Economic Times – Maggi still rules the roost: HUL and GSK Consumer still have to get their act right in instant noodles category – India – Link
  • Food Beast – Here’s What A LEGO Bowl Of Ramen Looks Like – USA – Link

The Ramen Rater Noodle News #22

Been a while, but here we go with the 22nd edition of The Ramen Rater Noodle News!

I search the ‘net for interesting news and view on instant noodles and beyond. Oldest articles start at the top. Here you go!

  • The New York Times – Behind The Dish, There’s A Chef With A Story – USA – Link
  • London Evening Standard – Amen To Ramen – UK – Link
  • The Ramen Blog & Other Goodies – Neko Ramen Live Action Movie – USA – Link
  • Malaysia Chronicle – From Instant Noodles To Luxury Resorts – Malaysia – Link
  • Mail Online – High In Sodium And Low On Fibre, Instant Noodles Aren’t As Healthy As The Ads Tell You – India – Link
  • Bits & Pieces – Ramen Noodlehead – USA – Link
  • allAfrica – As Kaduna Hosts Largest Noodles Factory in Africa – Nigeria – Link
  • Lost In Translation – 2am Ramen – Korea – Link
  • The Laziest Vegans In The World – Koyo Tofu & Miso Ramen Noodle – USA – Link
  • Global Times – Tingyi Fights To Refute Rumors – China – Link
  • Taipei Times – South Korean Instant Noodles Safe: DOH – Taiwan – Link
  • The Jakarta Post – CBP Group Contributes Most To Indofood’s Total Sales – Indonesia – Link
  • Seattle Weekly – Japanese Ramen Chain Opening First U.S. Location In Bellevue Strip Mall – USA – Link
  • ZOO 107.5FM – Delicious Ramen Noodle Variations For Missoula Students – USA – Link
  • Foodbeast – ‘Roscoe’s’ Fried Chicken And Ramen, Because This Is Japanmerica – USA – Link

The Ramen Rater Noodle News #21

Been a while, but here we go with the 21st edition of The Ramen Rater Noodle News!

I search the ‘net for interesting news and view on instant noodles and beyond. Oldest articles start at the top. Here you go!

  • KPopStarz – Nongshim Agrees To Use PSY For Ramyun Commercial! – USA – Link
  • Big Girls Small Kitchen – Pork Ramen Soup – USA – Link
  • Japan Times – Using The Noodle To Gain Insight Into Japanese Culinary Culture – Japan – Link
  • Information Nigeria – Cruel: Jealous Lover Sets His Woman On Fire (Graphic Image) – Nigeria – Link
  • GO RAMEN! – Noodle World 2012… – Japan – Link
  • Nigerian Tribune – Indomie Empowers 50 With Mobile Restaurants In Ojo LG – Nigeria – Link
  • The Tartan – Ramen Remixed: Improving A Dorm Classic – USA – Link
  • Eater NY – Ivan Orkin & April Bloomfield Team Up For $150 Meal – USA – Link
  • The Standard – Discount Wrangle Pans Out Badly For Noodle Giant – Hong Kong – Link
  • PM News – Hot Noodle Woman Charged With Assaulting Boyfriend – Nigeria – Link
  • Kotaku – Japan’s Virtual Mafia Bad-Ass Reduced To Pulling A Ramen Cart – USA – Link
  • FT – Know Your Noodles – USA – Link
  • Manila Standard – Price Curb On Noodles – Philippines – Link
  • Deccan Herald – Noodle Packets Tell An Unhealthy Lie – India – Link
  • Vanguard – Up! Up!! Goes Price Of Staple Food Items – Nigeria – Link
  • Nigerian Observer – Man Bags 3 Months For Stealing Indomie Dish, Bread – Nigeria – Link

The Ramen Rater Noodle News #20

Been a while, but here we go with the 20th edition of The Ramen Rater Noodle News!

I search the ‘net for interesting news and view on instant noodles and beyond. Oldest articles start at the top. Here you go!

  • What’s On Xiamen – Instant Noodles Originated In Xiamen Says XMU Professor – China – Link
  • KPopStarz – Psy Becomes An Official Model For Nongshim Ramyun – USA – Link
  • Herald Sun – Hot Noodles Lands Emirates In Strife Over Scalded Child – Australia – Link
  • This Is Kent – The Pony Who Loves To Gobble Pot Noodles – UK – Link
  • GNA – Vit’s Noodles Agrees Partnership With Asante Kotoko – Ghana – Link
  • PhilSTAR – Eat’s About Family Say These Celebs – Philippines – Link
  • Global Times – Alumnae Celebrate School Centenary With Instant Noodle Lunch – China – Link
  • Straight – Japan’s Ramen Museums Celebrate Noodle Soup In Tokyo And Osaka – Canada – Link
  • Hurriyet – Yildiz, Nissin Ink Deal In Pasta Production – Turkey – Link
  • Fortune – David Chang Grows Up – USA – Link
  • Grub Street NY – New Jersey Noodle Lab Sun Attempts To Corner The New York Market – USA – Link
  • Toronto Life – Introducing: Momofuku Toronto, David Chang’s New Four-In-One Restaurant Megaplex – Canada – Link
  • Roundup Daily – Healthy Living: Dress Up That Ramen – USA – Link
  • The Star – Peanut Ramen With Beef: Recipe – Canada – Link
  • The Argus – What’s For Dinner? A Good Ol’ Cup Of Nostalgia – Canada – Link

The Ramen Rater Noodle News #19

Been a while, but here we go with the 19th edition of The Ramen Rater Noodle News!

I search the ‘net for interesting news and view on instant noodles and beyond. Oldest articles start at the top. Here you go!

  • The Hankyoreh – North Rejects South Korea’s Instant Noodles – South Korea – Link
  • Sunday Tribune – How 8 Year Old Bathed Housemaid With Water Because Of Indomie – Nigeria – Link
  • Zagat – Where To Find Top Ramen In San Francisco (The Real Kind) – USA – Link
  • Kotaku – The Most Disgusting Bowl Of Ramen On Earth – USA – Link
  • The Sacramento Bee – Wahl Launches Effort To Reduce Ramen Noodle Consumption Among College Students – USA – Link
  • The Poke – Pot Noodle Promises New Flavor Will ‘Change Everything’ – UK – Link
  • blogTO – Momofuku Noodle Bar Opens Its Doors – Canada – Link
  • Technician Online – Spicing Up Dorm Cuisine – USA – Link
  • CNN – Typhoon Stricken North Korea Rebuffs Aid Offer From South – USA – Link
  • YouTube – Trailer For ‘Ramen Dreams’ – USA – Link
  • Chaos Theory – Classing Up Your Ramen – USA – Link
  • GMA News – ‘Famealy Matters’ For The Endearing Filipino Parent – Philippines – Link
  • Inquirer – Biz Buzz: ‘Ramen Nazi’ Vs. Actor Turned Politico – Philippines – Link
  • Morning Whistle – Instant Noodle Sales In China: Zero Growth For Seven Years – China – Link
  • funnyjunk – Mean Ramen – USA – Link
  • Food World News – Recipe: Chicken Shrimp Ramen – USA – Link
  • SBWire – Recently Released Market Study: Instant Noodles In South Korea – A Snapshot (2012) – USA – Link
  • Heart Mind & Seoul – Kimchi Bibim Ramen – USA – Link
  • Anime News Network – Let’s Eat Ramen Manga Creator Nagumo To Attend NY comic Con – USA – Link
  • Ramen Adventures – 秋限定 (Fall Limited Ramen) – Japan – Link
  • Southeast Missourian – Ramen – Food For The College Student – USA – Link