RE: RIP Momofuku Ando, inventor of instant ramen

Truly Truly Rest in Peace

Xeni Jardin:

Momofuku Ando, the man who invented instant ramen and founded Nissin Foods, died Friday of heart failure at 96 years of age. As any hungry cosmonaut or broke college student knows, his creation truly is a miracle food:

Ando was inspired to develop the instant noodle after coming upon a long line of people on a cold night shortly after World War II waiting to buy freshly made ramen at a black market food stall, according to Nissin. The experience convinced him that “Peace will come to the world when the people have enough to eat,” it said.’

Link to Sydney Morning Herald, Link to The Age (Australia), Link to AP

(Thanks, Vorn, Mr. Lim, John Parres)
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