In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the first batch of instant noodles, the company Nissin Foods Holdings has opened a museum near Tokyo.
Company president Koki Ando, convinced that the museum should promote the popularization of the history of food.
About 500 fans of noodles, including a former prime minister of Japan, standing in line at the opening of the port city of Yokohama.
Junichiro Koizumi, who served as prime minister from 2001 to 2006, with the children in aprons started to create noodles on a specially equipped kitchen at the opening of the museum.
The late father of the current president of Nissin Foods Koki Ando - Momofuku invented the recipe for instant noodles more than half a century ago. In this simple technology that can be repeated in the museum, knead the dough, rolled into noodles, steamed and lay in bags. Included was a chicken seasoning. Momofuku active in the business until his death in 2007 at 95 years of age.