Peyong vs. Peyang Instant Yakisoba Noodles

If you are an instant ramen fan, you may know Peyang Sauce Yakisoba, one of Japan’s top-selling instant yakisoba noodles, together with Nissin UFO.

But what about Peyong?

Peyong vs. Peyang Sauce Yakisoba

Peyong vs Peyang Sauce Yakisoba

Peyong (ペヨング) and Peyang (ペヤング: officially Peyoung) are both instant yakisoba brands from the Japanese company Maruka Foods (まるか食品)

Peyang Instant Yakisoba Contents

While Peyang Sauce Yakisoba is their signature product, introduced in 1975, Peyong is the frugal low-grade version of Peyang that went on the market in 2016.

Peyong Instant Yakisoba Contents

According to this article, Peyong uses Yo (ヨ) in its name because ヨ lies at the lowest position in the “Ya” column of the Japanese syllabary table, Ya (ヤ) Yu (ユ) Yo (ヨ).


The relationship between Peyang and Peyong is similar to that of a Regular Cup Noodle and an Assari Oishii Cup Noodle. They mainly differ in content.

Peyong vs Peyang Sauce Yakisoba

While the weight and calories of Peyang are 120 g/544 kcal, Peyong is 106 g/456 kcal. Besides, the former’s garnishes include seasoned chicken, but the latter does not.



They are the same as for cooking, cooked like this.


Peyong & Peyang Sauce Yakisoba Noodles

Peyong and Peyang Sauce Yakisoba look like the same thing but taste slightly different. While the former is more about the sauce, the latter has more umami.

Ingredients/Nutrition Facts

Maruka Foods Peyong Sauce Yakisoba Ingredients Nutrition Facts Label

Lastly, for your information, here are the ingredients and nutrition facts labels of each.

Maruka Foods Peyang Sauce Yakisoba


Hi, I'm Tomo, a Japanese blogger living in Niigata Prefecture, Japan. For the purpose of enriching your life, I would like to introduce things about Japan on this blog, especially unique Japanese products, cooking recipes, cultures, and facts and trivia.

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