History

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Footsteps of Nongshim

2020 - Present
2020
 
10
Nongshim and Nongshim Kellogg supported undernourished children on the occasion of the 'World Food Day'
10
Harry Harris, the US Ambassador to South Korea visited Nongshim factory
7
Nongshim achieved US sales increase by 35% in the first half of 2020
7
‘Nongshim Shin Ramyun Black’ was selected as the world’s best ramyun by New York Times
2010 - 2019
2019
 
8
All domestic factories of Nongshim obtained the green company certification
3
Nongshim donated 3.1% of Ansungtangmyun sales to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the March 1st independence movement
2
Launched Shin Ramyun Light.
 
2018
12
Nongshim achieves a record high overseas sales
8
Nongshim Shin Ramyun Cup Go Competition marks its 20th anniversary
4
Ansungtangmyun marks the 35th anniversary of its launch, recording accumulated sales of 15 billion packs
2
Nongshim Shin Ramyun Cup Go Competition marks its 20th anniversary
2017
 
11
Nongshim launched Shin Ramyun Black Cup
9
Shin Ramyun became the first Korean food to be sold across whole Wal-Mart stores in the US
9
Nongshim made 6 kinds of limited edition character notes in cooperation with Morning Glory
9
Nongshim Shrimp Crackers collaborated with 8Seconds, a fashion brand
 
2016
12
Nongshim ranked the 1st place in the instant noodle sector of the National Customer Satisfaction Index (NCSI) (Korea Productivity Center).
10
Nongshim marked the 30th anniversary of the launch of Shin Ramyun
9
Nongshim ranked the 1st place in the instant noodle sector of the National Customer Satisfaction Index (NCSI) (Korea Productivity Center).
 
2015
10
Baekdu Mountain's Baeksan Mountain Water New Plant was established.
9
Nongshim ranked the 1st place in the instant noodle sector of NCSI (Korea Productivity Center).
9
The 50th anniversary of Nongshim
 
2014
10
Nongshim was selected as the most outstanding company in the food and beverage industry by the DJSI for the six consecutive years
9
Strategic partnership with PVM(Perfetti Van Melle)
9
Nongshim ranked the 1st place in the instant noodle sector of NCSI (Korea Productivity Center)
2
Convention of mutual cooperation and shared growth between agriculture and business was concluded.
 
2013
9
Nongshim Child-Care Center opening at workplace
6
Nongshim, 'fair trade and mutual growth Convention' signed
5
Nongshim opened a corporate Facebook Fan page
2
Korea Food industry's first direct transaction with Wal-Mart in US
1
The launch of ‘Ganglio Coffee’
 
2011
12
All Nongshim products at all the plants are recognized to be in compliance with HACCP
10
Nongshim is selected as the most outstanding company in the food and beverage industry by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the third consecutive year
5
Nongshim is recognized as the Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) by Korea Customs Service
3
Nongshim receives the presidential citation in the 12th Export Tower Award by the Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
 
2010
12
Nongshim instant noodle brands are selected as Globally Leading Products by the Ministry of Knowledge Economy
10
Nongshim is selected as the food company with the best sustainability performance by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index Korea
9
Nongshim ranks first in the instant noodle sector of NCSI
4
Nongshim opens an office in Vladivostok, Russia
2
Nongshim becomes the exclusive distributor of Itoen of Japan
2000 - 2009
 
2009
12
Nongshim becomes certified as a CCMS (Consumer Complaints Management System) company
10
Nongshim is selected as the food company with the best sustainability performance by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index Korea
4
The nation’s first Culinary Culture Library opens to the public
 
2008
9
The Jinshan Plant in Shanghai is completed
 
2007
4
The Noksan Plant is completed
 
2006
4
Nongshim hosts the 5th International Ramen Manufacturers Association
 
2005
10
The LA Plant is completed
 
2004
10
Nongshim is given Korea’s Most Outstanding Company Award by KCEOA
 
2001
10
Nongshim is selected as a company that can deliver sustainable growth by Bain & Company
 
2000
12
Nongshim wins the Production Innovation Award for the Logistics Management Sector given by the Korea Management Association Nongshim’s five plants win ISO14001
11
The Shenyang Plant in China is completed
1
Nongshim wins IQ-NET for the first time in the local food industry
1990 - 1999
 
1999
12
Nongshim is selected to Korea’s 100 outstanding manufacturing plants by the Korea Management Association
9
The Gumi Plant, a state-of-the-art production facility for the 21st century, is activated
7
The Nongshim Shinramyun Cup World Baduk Championship takes off
7
The enterprise-wide BPR is introduced / The advanced information system is launched
 
1998
7
The plant for Capri Sun is completed / The Qingdao Plant in China is completed
3
The GPS system is constructed / Nongshim advances into the bottled water market
 
1997
11
Nongshim is selected as the official instant noodle licensee of the 1998 FIFA World Cup France
3
Nongshim joins the World Instant Noodle Association
1
Nongshim is accredited by the Korea Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (KOLAS)
 
1996
9
The Nongshim Intelligent Building is completed / The Shanghai Plant is completed
 
1992
5
The Asan Plant dedicated to snacks is completed
 
1991
9
The Gumi Plant is completed
1
The Nongshim CI is introduced
1980 - 1989
 
1988
9
Nongshim is selected as the official supplier
 
1986
10
Shinramyun is developed
 
1985
3
Nongshim occupies the biggest share of the local instant noodle market Nongshim is selected as the official instant noodle supplier for the 1986 Asian Games and the 1988 Summer Olympics held in Seoul
 
1984
3
Chapagetti is developed
 
1983
9
Ansungtangmyun is developed
 
1982
12
Neoguri and Bowl Noodle Soup (Hot & Spicy) are developed
4
The instant noodle powder plant in Anseong is completed
 
1981
11
Bowl Noodle Soup is developed
1
Kellogg’s is established in association with Kellogg’s of the US
 
1980
7
Potato Chip, the nation’s first potato snack brand containing real potatoes, is developed
1970 - 1979
 
1978
3
The company name is changed to Nongshim
 
1976
12
The Anyang Plant is completed
6
The company goes public
1
The Busan Plant is completed
 
1975
10
Nongshim Ramyun is developed
 
1971
12
Shrimp Crackers, the nation’s first snack brand, is developed
 
1970
2
The nation’s first instant black bean sauce noodle product is developed
1960 - 1969
 
1967
9
The Dongnae Plant in Busan is completed
 
1965
9
Lotte Industrial Company is founded
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