FAQ

Do your manufacturing facilities handle peanuts or tree nuts of any kind?
Within our manufacturing facilities, no peanut, or tree nut allergens are used in the production process of making any Maruchan products. While not a peanut...
Thu, Feb 28, 2019 at 12:17 PM
What is the assembly tape on my soup packet?
During the production process for Ramen, the soup packets are made in long continuous strands of several hundred packets at a time. The “assembly tape” is u...
Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 6:21 PM
Do you make any lower sodium products?
Yes. Maruchan has a new product line of Reduced Sodium Ramen and Instant Lunch soups. Ask your grocer for Maruchan Less Sodium Ramen or Maruchan Less Sodium...
Tue, Aug 1, 2017 at 1:46 PM
What is the shelf life of Maruchan products?
We recommend referring to the "Best By" code printed on our packages and suggest that the products be consumed in a timely manner. While ramen nood...
Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 5:13 PM
Do you sell just the soup base seasoning packet as a separate item?
Unfortunately, we are not able to sell the soup base flavoring alone as a separate item. We understand that this decision may be disappointing to you, and ...
Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 4:51 PM
Do you sell just the noodles as a separate item?
Unfortunately, we are not able to sell the noodles alone as a separate item. We understand that this decision may be disappointing to you, and for that we ...
Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 4:51 PM
How is ramen made?
Click on the file below for an infographic on how ramen is made.
Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 5:17 PM
What are Yakisoba noodles?
In Japan, Yakisoba refers to noodles that are fried usually in a pan or on a flat top grill. Traditionally, it is a dish of fried noodles mixed with a seaso...
Tue, Aug 1, 2017 at 1:50 PM
How many packages of Maruchan are made in a year?
Maruchan produces 3.6 billion packages of Ramen Noodle Soup a year. If the noodles were all strung together they would reach all the way from earth to the p...
Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 5:14 PM
How do I figure out the nutrients for just the soup base seasoning packet for bagged Ramen?
An example of the Nutrition Information for a whole packet of Ramen Chicken Flavor: Calories 18, Total Fat <1g, Cholesterol 0g, Sodium 1280mg, Total Carb...
Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 4:50 PM