Cup Noodles Very Veggie: College students will get their daily veggies


Everyone has had Cup Noodles at least once in their life. The new Cup Noodles Very Veggie comes with a full serving of veggies.

Mom told us to eat our vegetables. But, sitting down to a big bowl of salad every day can be daunting. For college students, busy families and everyone else, convenient ways to eat vegetables is important. With the new Cup Noodles Very Veggies a full serving of vegetables is just a few minutes away.

Although everyone knows the importance of eating vegetables, a few factors stand as barriers to convenient consumption. Studies show that price, time and taste are the biggest factors that prevent people from eating more vegetables. To assist the consumers to get more vegetables in their diets, companies are finding ways to add vegetables to popular food choices.

After changing the company’s recipe last year to reduce sodium, Cup Noodles wanted to assist consumers in increasing their daily vegetables. Since a Cup Noodles is easy to make and cost effective, the additional vegetables is a great benefit for the consumer.

The new Cup Noodles Very Veggie is available in three flavors – Chicken, Spicy Chicken and Beef. (PRNewsfoto/Nissin Foods)

Before people panic that Cup Noodles is now vegetable zoodles or something else, the company made a very simple addition, vegetables. Each serving has more vegetables in the cup. All the same noodles, both in taste and amount, just extra carrots, corn, and edamame.

The Very Veggie comes in three flavors. Chicken, Spicy Chicken and Beef. Each flavor has its specific vegetable mix. Vegetables include “edamame, carrots, broccoli, corn, green beans, cabbage, red bell pepper and tomatoes.”

Many people have had Cup Noodles at least once in her life. The cost and convenience makes it a popular choice for college students. I remember many a long study night with a Cup Noodles on my desk. The noodles were somehow comforting and kept me going. Over the years, those late nights have changed. Now, Cup Noodles is great fuel for swim meets, quick weeknight dinners and a moment of nostalgia.
Cup Noodles Very Veggie is available at various retailers, including Safeway, 7-Eleven, and BJ’s. A single serving retails for 99 cents.

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Time, price and convenience don’t have to be a barrier to eating more vegetables. Grab Cup Noodles Very Veggie and you can tell mom that you ate your veggies today.