Momofuku Ando

Momofuku Ando

Name Momofuku Ando
Profession Entrepreneur
Date of Birth 1910-03-05
Place of Birth Puzi,
Taiwan
Age 96 yrs
Death Date 2007-01-05
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About Momofuku Ando

Remembered for founding the Nissin Food Products Company, this Taiwanese-Japanese businessman played a key role in the invention of instant ramen noodles.

Early Life Experience of Momofuku Ando

He opened a textiles business in his early twenties and went on to study economics at Ritsumeikan University. His first instant noodles product made its debut in 1958.

Trivia Info

The Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum was established in his honor.

Family Life and Relationship

Born and raised in Taiwan, he later settled in Osaka, Japan. He and his wife Masako raised children named Hirotoshi, Koki, and Akemi.

Close Associates

He and Chun King company founder Jeno Paulucci both developed successful, mass-produced Asian food products.

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