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China’s noodle makers vie for share of $13 billion market

February 25, 2008
By Richard Dobson 

TAIPEI (Reuters) – With many of China‘s 1.3 billion people eating them every day, it’s not surprising that instant noodles are big business in China where an economic boom has created a generation of instant noodle eaters.

A customer selects instant noodles at a supermarket in Beijing ...
A customer selects instant noodles at a supermarket in Beijing January 16, 2008. With many of China’s 1.3 billion people eating them every day, it’s not surprising that instant noodles are big business in China where an economic boom has created a generation of instant noodle eaters. Estimated at $6.6 billion, China’s instant noodle business is set to double to around $13 billion by 2012 and players are scrambling for market share and brand recognition.
REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV

From office workers in Shanghai to laborers on Shenzhen construction sites, instant noodles are eaten with relish due to the low cost and convenience.

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