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Instant noodles can help combat world hunger: Study

Written by Press Trust Of India | Washington | Published on:August 27, 2013 2:04 am

As governments and food experts ponder over how to feed a ballooning global population,researchers claim to have found a possible solution — instant noodles.

Instant noodles serve “an important role in satiating hunger and sustaining lives worldwide,including those under difficult circumstances,” according to Deborah Gewertz,Professor of Anthropology at Amherst College in US and her two colleagues.

In their new book,Gewertz and her colleagues examine the history,manufacturing,marketing and consumption of the ubiquitous foodstuff and make the case that instant noodles will have an increasingly significant global role in the forthcoming years.

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