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South Korea's super spicy noodles find hot markets worldwide

Shin Ramyun maker builds second US plant with eye to Latin America

Nongshim's Shin spicy instant ramen is catching on worldwide.   © Reuters

SEOUL -- Like K-pop, instant ramen from South Korea is making fans far from its home, feeding a new round of investments.

Nongshim, purveyor of the spicy Shin Ramyun brand, has decided to build a second factory in the U.S, while rival Samyang Foods increases production at home to sell more of its fiery noodles in China and Southeast Asia.

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