HONOLULU – Sun Noodle, manufacturer of freshly made ramen and Asian noodle products in the United States, will join the Hawaii Department of Agriculture in a Hawaii-themed pavilion at the upcoming National Restaurant Association show taking place May 18-21 in Chicago.
The Hawaii Pavilion will feature multiple Hawaii-based food manufacturers including Noh Foods of Hawaii, Hibiscus Aloha Corporation, and Marine Agrifuture.
“The National Restaurant Association Show is a crucial industry event and we are thrilled to join our Hawaii colleagues in representing local flavors, talent, and food culture,” said Hisae Uki, vice president of marketing & communications for Sun Noodle. “Appropriately, Sun Noodle will feature our saimin at the show, which is a local staple and uniquely Hawaiian dish made with wheat noodles.”
The event will take place at Chicago’s McCormick Place. This will be Sun Noodle’s first year participating in the Hawaii Pavilion. In addition to joining the Hawaii Department of Agriculture Booth, the company will also have its own separate booth nearby.
“We have a thriving food manufacturing industry in Hawaii and we want to share that story with the rest of the food world,” said Phyllis Shimabukuro-Geiser, chairperson of the Hawaii Board of Agriculture. ”Sun Noodle is a quintessential Hawaii brand and we look forward to working with them at the show.”
To register for the National Restaurant Association show 2019, visit www.nationalrestaurantshow.com/registration.
About Sun Noodle
Sun Noodle is the leading manufacturer of freshly made ramen and Asian noodle products in the United States. Renowned for its artisanal approach, Sun Noodle serves ramen-yas, restaurants, in-flight meal caterers, hotels and supermarkets with tailor-made ramen noodles, pre-cooked yakisoba, udon, Okinawa soba, saimin, Japanese soba, Wakana soba, gyoza skin and wonton skin, and offers more than 100 retail products at grocery stores and Asian markets across the U.S. Founded in 1981 by Hidehito Uki, the company’s current CEO, Sun Noodle operates factories in Honolulu, Hawaii; Los Angeles, California; and Carlstadt, New Jersey. For more information, please visit www.sunnoodle.com.
About Hawaii Department of Agriculture
The Hawaii Department of Agriculture’s (HDOA) 240 employees statewide work to support, enhance, promote, and protect Hawaii’s agriculture and aquaculture industries. It works to create and maximize opportunities for exporting; and facilitate growth of existing and new agricultural commodities and by-products. In addition, the department works to prevent the introduction and establishment of plants, animals and diseases that are detrimental to the state’s agriculture industry and the environment. For more information, please visit https://hdoa.hawaii.gov.