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Ramen soups remain popular in c-stores, but unit sales are flat for the 52 weeks ending May 18. Dollar sales are up 5% with Nissin and Maruchan brands locking up nine of the top 10 most-popular types in c-stores.
Best-Selling Ramen Brands in Convenience Stores

IRI Convenience AllScan data for 52 weeks ending May 18, 2014

Brand Dollar Sales PCYA* Unit Sales PCYA*
Nissin Cup Noodles $11,154,870 -2.55% 11,135,600 -3.26%
Maruchan Instant Lunch $10,250,310 11.04% 10,704,730 11.77%
Nissin Souper Meal $5,732,051 -9.41% 3,107,425 -9.32%
Nong Shim $2,439,197 15.35% 1,322,481 11.21%
Maruchan $2,308,020 -3.67% 3,853,857 -0.33%
Nissin Top Ramen Oodls of Noodls $2,254,392 -27.42% 9,073,509 -24.38%
Nissin Bowl Noodles $1,484,866 14.66% 928,513 16.71%
Nissin Big Cup Noodles $1,456,329 26.02% 1,240,089 26.86%
Nissin Top Ramen $982,208 >1,000% 1,504,049 >1,000%
Maruchan Bowl $668,231 947.68% 391,753 866.59%
TOTAL $39,414,610 5.05% 43,759,190 0.20%

*Percent change from a year ago

Click here for the most recent data in CSP's Category Management Handbook.

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IRI
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