People prepare instant noodles before cooking at the Good Noodle store in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Reuters/File
People prepare instant noodles before cooking at the Good Noodle store in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Reuters/File
Thailand

Thailand noodle makers plead to raise prices for 1st time in 14 years – by 6 US cents

  • Instant noodles have long been a staple for low-income households and are among Thailand’s controlled goods because of their importance
  • Domestic producers have been selling their benchmark packs for 17 US cents each since 2008, but rising costs are starting to bite

People prepare instant noodles before cooking at the Good Noodle store in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Reuters/File
People prepare instant noodles before cooking at the Good Noodle store in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Reuters/File
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