RIP Momofuku Ando (1910-2007), inventor of instant noodles

The BBC is reporting that Momofuku Ando, who was the inventor of instant noodles has died at the age of 96.

Mr Ando said the inspiration for his product came when he saw people lining up to buy bowls of hot ramen noodle soup at a black market stall during the food shortages after World War II.

Ando san, the students of the world salute you!