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Charcoal-Infused Ramen Dishes

Vancouver's Motomachi Shokudo Serves a Unique Bamboo-Charcoal Ramen

— September 8, 2017 — Lifestyle
Motomachi Shokudo is an eatery based in Vancouver, Canada, that serves a Bamboo-Charcoal Dark Miso Ramen that boasts an all-black base, rather than a clear-colored one. Egg, slices of meat, a sheet of seaweed and a few greens can be found as accompaniments to the unique ramen soup dish, which a menu item that's often photographed for its eye-catching and distinctive dark look.

Just as Motomachi Shokudo makes an all-black soup base with the addition of bamboo charcoal, Squid Ink Black Seafood Cup Noodles is a new instant cup variety in Japan that also features a dark base. Across the food industry, consumers have been seeking out all-black dishes and desserts that are aesthetically different and can pass on the detoxifying benefits from activated charcoal.
Trend Themes
1. All-black Food and Beverage - Charcoal-infused food and beverage products that are aesthetically different and offer detoxifying benefits from activated charcoal.
2. Dark Soup Base - Innovative soup dishes with a dark and unique soup base such as bamboo-charcoal that offers an eye-catching look.
3. Sustainable Packaging for Cup Noodles - Sustainable packaging materials for innovative cup noodle products that cater to the on-the-go lifestyle and conscious consumption.
Industry Implications
1. Food and Beverage Industry - Innovative food and beverage products infused with activated charcoal to cater to the growing consumer demand for all-black food and beverage and health benefits.
2. Restaurant Industry - Restaurants offering unique soup dishes with a dark and unique soup base such as bamboo-charcoal to attract customers looking for a visually stunning dining experience.
3. Packaging Industry - Sustainable packaging materials for cup noodle products that cater to the on-the-go lifestyle and conscious consumption while reducing environmental impact.
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