by Frederick Errington, Deborah Gewertz and Tatsuro Fujikura
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Instant noodles are one of the most remarkable industrial foods ever invented; the co-authors explore the history, manufacturing, marketing and consumption of the popular convenience food.
A child eats instant noodles on a train at the Harbin Railway Station in northeast China.
Wang Jianwei/Xinhua /Landov
August 20, 2013 The supercheap and palatable noodles help low-wage workers around the world get by, anthropologists argue in a new book. And rather than lament the ascendance of this highly processed food, they argue we should try to make it more nutritious.
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