Shelf life of Maruchen Ramen Noodle Soups

Discussion in 'General Survival and Preparedness' started by Benevolus, Nov 10, 2005.

  1. Benevolus

    Benevolus Monkey+++ Founding Member

    Does anybody know the shelf life of Maruchen Noodle Soup (eg. Chicken)?
    I have some with a code of 01165HA. That would lead me to believe that it was produced in 2001 on the 165th day (June 13th). Thanks a lot.
  2. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

  3. Seacowboys

    Seacowboys Senior Member Founding Member

    Ramen noodles have been found in the ruins of bachelor huts from paleoithic times and were still delicious. There are reports that spice packets of mastadon flavored noodles complete with dehydrated atalatal point were located in la Brea. Hope this helps. :D
  4. E.L.

    E.L. Moderator of Lead Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    I buy them by the case, I think my 13 yr. old eats them by the case too.
  5. Northwoods

    Northwoods Monkey+++

    i don't about the noodles but i have canned soup that i've had befor 1999 and it's fine...just keep turned every month or so.
  6. kckndrgn

    kckndrgn Monkey+++ Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Those thing have a shelf life??????
  7. swinefornicator

    swinefornicator Monkey+++ Founding Member

    Oh my God, Quig.........

    You, you sick twisted mutant, a Ramen site? I loooove it, that proves ANYTHING is on the net.

    Ramen makes the world go round!!

    As for shelf life, I always take several cases along when I do hurricane relief or travel rugged with the work trailer. The noodles will reconstitute for at least a millenia, couple months ago chopped up some craw dads in some shrimp Ramen left over from Ivan that was actually bought in 2000 as stock for the trailer. I think as long as moisture is minimal and the sacks integrity is good, wouldn't scare me to go 10yrs on a bag. Noodles get a little darker with age, but still taste like cardboard until you drown them in the salty flavor sack (I add butter if I can, too).

  8. ghostrider

    ghostrider Resident Poltergeist Founding Member

    Hey, PF, where you been hiding?
  9. stimpy117

    stimpy117 Monkey+++

    AW hell,I didn't want to bring this up but I had a pack I left in my backpack that when I looked at had maggots in it.

    OK, so what does that mean? Well I guess at some point the pack was exposed to flies and the food inside sustained the larve, so is might have been my mistake.

    Still it was really gross. I don't know if I can ever eat another pack again.

    Although maggots=protein.
  10. angf117

    angf117 Monkey+

    hi all,im new to there:) just went and purchased several cases of ramon noodles and did a search found this website nice to meet everyone(salute!)
  11. Disciple

    Disciple Monkey+

    yeah this is something I am stocking up on extencivly. usually just chicken and beef and pork. but just little variations and bam you got a half way good meal.......
  12. Byte

    Byte Monkey+++

    Keep them cool and dry and they should last awhile. Have seen several posts over the last few years that mention their fat content and that they can go rancid if left in higher humidity locations where temps go much over the 70's. Take precautions and be aware.

    I ate so many of them in college I can hardly even think about them. I did start eating mac & cheese again though so maybe I aught to give the Ramen another try! I did like the shrimp flavored noodles.

  13. BAT1

    BAT1 Cowboys know no fear

    Kept cool and dry they should last a year or so. The seasoning packets have A LOT of salt and MSG, a no no for people with high blood pressure heart problems. Try to use natural stock with them.
  14. Witch Doctor 01

    Witch Doctor 01 Mojo Maker

    I understand that instead of salt tablets the ramen noodles and spice packet will replace the same amount of salt...
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