Spices Market Research Report - Forecast to 2022 2 Market Overview Instant noodles are made from wheat flour, starch, water, salt or (an alkaline salt mixture of sodium carbonate, potassium carbonate, and sodium phosphate), and other texture & flavor enhancer of noodles. Other flours are sometimes mixed with wheat flour to make fortified instant noodles; for example, buckwheat flour is added at 10-40% of wheat flour in the production of buckwheat noodles. With changing lifestyle and evolving dietary pattern, convenience food plays an important role in defining the consumers’ food choices in the modern world. The trend of consumption of convenience food began in western world and spread to other regions rapidly. Consumers look for convenience food as they are easily available, and possess nutritional value due to fortification, variety and product appeal. Due to changing lifestyles, consumers are spending less time planning and cooking meals at home as they consider preparing food at home as a chore and is time and energy consuming. The instant noodles is considered convenient as there is no need to put in efforts in cooking & chopping vegetables, these factor will support the growth of this market. Globally the market (Volume) for instant noodles is estimated to grow at the rate of about 5% from 2017 to 2023. Intended Audience: Instant noodles manufacturers Raw material suppliers End users (food industry) Retailers and wholesalers E-commerce companies Traders, importers and exporters Page | 3 Copyright © 2017 Market Research Future.