The history begins in 1958 with the development of the world's first instant noodles. Today, Nissin continues to pursue original value for customers around the world. The worldwide sales of Nissin’s Cup Noodles reach 40 billion servings in 2016, the 45th anniversary of market introduction. Cup Noodles originated in Japan, and are sold in more than 80 countries around the world. Markets outside Japan accounted for about 70% of total sales in 2015. These noodles can be prepared within 3 minutes. The product goes well with meat, seafood and vegetables. The product can be eaten as a snack or meal.