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Creator of Indomie flavour instant noodles, Dies at 59

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Nunuk Nuraini, the woman behind instant noodle giant Indomie’s iconic flavour has passed away at the age of 59.

Tributes poured out for Nunuk Nuraini, who worked as a flavour development manager at the cult favourite Indonesian brand for nearly 30 years.

Many thanked her for her “legacy”, one calling her a “non-cape wearing hero”.
Indomie has become almost synonymous with instant noodles in Indonesia, where many have grown up eating the popular brand.

But it has in recent years also become a global hit, finding popularity not just across South East Asia but also Australia and Nigeria .

One social media user called her the “Mother of Indomie”, adding that she created the “most beautiful work”.

According to local news outlets quoting Indofood – the company which owns the noodle brand – Nuraini passed away on Wednesday afternoon.

The reason behind her death was not clear, though a spokesman said she had “returned peacefully to Allah”.

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