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Instant Noodles in South Korea (2018) – Market Sizes

Instant Noodles in South Korea by Mintel Market Sizes provides you with annual year-end market size data, most recently updated in 2018. This market covers cup/bowl and packet instant noodles. It excludes plain noodles which require considerable preparation time. Noodles are made of wheat (but not durum wheat ), rice. mung bean, acorn, buckwheat, potato and canna starch. Market size comprises sales through all retail channels including direct to consumer. Market size for Instant Noodles in South Korea is given in KRW and tonne with a minimum of five years' historical data. Market Forecast is provided for five years. Included with this snapshot is socio-economic data for South Korea. Population, Consumer Price Index (CPI), Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Exchange Rates.


  1. Definitions
  2. Retail market size
    • Highlights - strongest and weakest performers
    • Figure 1: Volume - Absolute size (2012 - 2022)
    • Figure 2: Volume - Volume Consumption per capita (population) (2012 - 2022)
    • Figure 3: Volume - Growth (2012 - 2022)
    • Table 1: Volume (2012 - 2022)
    • Figure 4: Value in Local Currency - Value (2012 - 2022)
    • Figure 5: Value in Local Currency - Unit prices (2012 - 2022)
    • Figure 6: Value in Local Currency - Value growth (2012 - 2022)
    • Table 2: Value in Local Currency (2012 - 2022)
    • Figure 7: Value in USD - Value (2012 - 2022)
    • Figure 8: Value in USD - Spend per capita (population) (2012 - 2022)
    • Figure 9: Value in USD - Spend as a proportion of GDP (2012 - 2022)
    • Figure 10: Value in USD - Unit prices (2012 - 2022)
    • Figure 11: Value in USD - Value growth (2012 - 2022)
    • Table 3: Value in USD (2012 - 2022)
  3. Market Segmentations
    • Figure 12: South Korea - Instant Noodles: Retail market segmentation by volume ((000) tonnes) (2015 - 2017)
    • Table 4: South Korea - Instant Noodles: Retail market segmentation by volume ((000) tonnes) (2015 - 2017)
    • Figure 13: South Korea - Instant Noodles: Retail market segmentation by value (bn KRW) (2015 - 2017)
    • Table 5: South Korea - Instant Noodles: Retail market segmentation by value (bn KRW) (2015 - 2017)
  4. Market Shares
    • Figure 14: South Korea - Instant Noodles: Company retail market share by volume (%) (2015 - 2017)
    • Table 6: South Korea - Instant Noodles: Company retail market share by volume (%) (2015 - 2017)
    • Figure 15: South Korea - Instant Noodles: Company retail market share by value (%) (2015 - 2017)
    • Table 7: South Korea - Instant Noodles: Company retail market share by value (%) (2015 - 2017)
  5. Company & Brand details
    • Table 8: South Korea - Instant Noodles: Company Website Links
  6. Compound annual growth rates
    • Table 9: Retail market compound annual growth rates (2013 - 2022)
  7. Socio-economic data
    • Figure 16: Population (millions) (2003 - 2022)
    • Table 10: Population (millions) (2003 - 2022)
    • Figure 17: Consumer price index (CPI) (2002 - 2022)
    • Table 11: Consumer price index (CPI) (2002 - 2022)
    • Figure 18: Gross domestic product (bn USD) (2003 - 2022)
    • Table 12: Gross domestic product (bn USD) (2003 - 2022)
    • Figure 19: Exchange rates (2003 - 2022)
    • Table 13: Exchange rates (2003 - 2022)
  8. Sources of Data
  9. Methodology
  10. About Mintel

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