The behind-the-scenes tales of hit products and creations from Japan: this is Japan's Top Inventions. This time, the food you can eat anytime, anywhere, with no need for bowls or plates: Cup ramen. Invented by Momofuku Ando in an attempt to spread his instant ramen worldwide, Cup ramen has been sold in over 80 countries and regions to date. And an incredible 40 billion cups have been sold! This time, slurp up the secrets behind this hit cup-based Japanese invention.
Koki Ando with a portrait of his father, cup ramen inventor Momofuku Ando
Koki Ando, son of Cup ramen inventor Momofuku Ando
Cup ramen: sold in over 80 countries and regions to date