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Japan-Based Nissin Foods Plans Greenville County, South Carolina, Operations

Japan-based Nissin Foods, a producer of premium, instant ramen products, plans to establish manufacturing operations in Greenville County, South Carolina. The $228 project is expected to create more than 300 jobs.

The company will purchase a 640,640-square-foot building located at 1170 Bracken Road. Production is scheduled to begin in August 2025.

“Nissin Foods has seen sustained sales growth year-over-year, especially over the last five years, driven by unprecedented demand for our products,” said Nissin Foods President and CEO Michael Price. “As we developed the company’s expansion plans, we determined early on that Greenville, South Carolina was the ideal location for our newest manufacturing facility.”

As an incentive the Coordinating Council for Economic Development approved job development credits related to this project. The council also awarded a $250,000 Set-Aside grant to Greenville County to assist with the cost of building improvements.

“This announcement exemplifies the international reach of South Carolina’s pro-business reputation. Nissin Foods is primed for success in Greenville County as the strong workforce and abundant community support give the company an ideal environment to keep pace with growth and demand, noted Secretary of Commerce Harry M. Lightsey III.

Nissin Foods’ has global headquarters in Tokyo, U.S. headquarters in Gardena, California and manufacturing operations in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

“Greenville County welcomes Nissin Foods as it establishes its Southeastern manufacturing presence in Greenville County,” added Greenville County Council Chairman and Greenville Area Development Corporation Board Member Dan Tripp. “The company is a global leader in producing ramen products including Cup Noodles, Top Ramen and other delicious and convenient favorites enjoyed worldwide. We welcome Nissin Foods to our international community of companies and advanced manufacturing ecosystem.”

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