How to celebrate National Noodle Day and slurp your way to instant happiness

(BPT) – No matter your age, interests or where you live, you know the joy that comes with savoring a warm, satisfying bowl of ramen to kick off the fall season. Perfect timing as October 6 is National Noodle Day, giving you the best reason to dig in and slurp your favorite bowl of noodles. This year, Nissin Foods – the original creator of Cup Noodles® and Top Ramen® – is stirring up something big to celebrate the holiday.

Spin to win exclusive merch at Noodlepalooza

Celebrating 65 years, the ramen maker is going big this National Noodle Day with the Nissin Noodlepalooza Instant Win Game! Ramen enthusiasts nationwide will have 24 hours to win limited-edition prizes on October 6, with a winner named every 10 minutes. Fans have three chances to spin the Noodlepalooza prize wheel to instantly win custom noodle loot for its iconic brands – with items including a custom Cup Noodles e-bike, to Cup Noodles and Top Ramen Nintendo Switch, to limited-edition Cup Noodles Airpod Max Headphones, Noodlepalooza noodle packs, and so much more.

The Founder of Nissin Foods

Everyone has a special place in their hearts and space in their bellies for ramen. Whether it’s a quick snack or a hearty meal, there’s one man you can thank for bringing instant ramen to the world: Momofuku Ando.

Ando had a mission to provide affordable, delicious and convenient food options for people worldwide, which led to the creation of Nissin Foods in 1958. On an early trip to the U.S., Ando noticed Americans curiously eating forkfuls of noodles out of cups, instead of using bowls and chopsticks. With that simple observation, the worldwide Cup Noodles phenomenon was born.

After expanding into the U.S. in 1972, Top Ramen became the first instant ramen manufactured and sold in America. This changed American food culture and household pantries nationwide, and it’s all because of Ando, the father of instant noodles.

Craving noodles yet?

Of course you are! Whether you reach for classic Cup Noodles and Top Ramen, or bring the Asian-inspired flavors of Cup Noodles® Stir Fry®, Cup Noodles® Stir Fry® Rice with Noodles and Top Ramen® Bowl with you on-the-go, get in on the noodle fun this National Noodle Day … or really, any day when the craving for your favorite ramen hits!

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