What is Locabo Noodles from Myojo?

At the end of March (2023), Myojo (明星) Foods added a new series called Locabo Noodles (ロカボ Noodles) (released on 27th March) to their cup ramen lineup, and now, you can see its commercial on TV and Youtube.

Upon watching that, people would find it’s a healthy noodle or at least not unhealthy, but what exactly is Locabo Noodles?

Myojo Lacabo Noodles (ロカボ Noodles)

Myojo Locabo Noodles Kotteri Soy Sauce Flavor

Based on the official site of Myojo, Locabo Noodles is a high-protein instant noodle with plenty of dietary fiber.

And the maker created it considering the PFC balance, which stands for the composition ratio of Protein, Fat, and Carbs.

Myojo Locabo Noodles PFC Balance

You can see the ideal balance in the light orange triangle, and the product’s one (dark orange line) falls within the range.

In other words, this instant ramen has an excellent nutritional balance; It is low-calorie but umami-rich and has the same deliciousness as ordinary varieties.

Myojo Locabo Noodles Instant Ramen Contents

The Locabo (low-carb) Noodles are currently available in three flavors; こってり醤油/rich soy sauce, ピリ辛酸辣湯/spicy Sura-Tan, and 濃厚鶏白湯/thick white chicken broth.

And the photo above shows the contents of the こってり醤油 (which I bought at a supermarket for 128 yen). According to the product description, the meat-like topping even contains protein cubes.


The ramen only comes with the golden Shoyu-Dare (醤油だれ: soy sauce-based Tare) sachet.

And its cooking is not complicated, as demonstrated (following the cooking directions on the side of the cup) in the table below.

1 Myojo Locabo Noodles Cooking Instructions 1 First, remove the sachet from the cup, and peel the lid halfway. Then, pour boiling water until it reaches the line indicated inside the cup.
2 Myojo Locabo Noodles Cooking Instructions 3 Next, close the lid and let the noodles steep in the water for 4 minutes.
3 Myojo Locabo Noodles Cooking Instructions 2 Then, after adding the Shoyu-Dare sauce to the cup, give it all a good stir.
4 Locabo Noodles from Myojo Now it’s ready to eat. Enjoy!


Locabo Noodles Instant Cup Ramen from Myojo

As the maker claims, the Locabo Noodles are pretty tasty and not inferior in taste to other average ramen cups, and its attributes remind me of Nissin’s Cup Noodle Pro.

Ingredients/Nutrition Facts

Myojo Locabo Noodles Kotteri Soy Sauce Flavor Ingredients List

Lastly, for your information, here are the ingredients and nutrition facts of the Myojo Locabo Noodles rich soy sauce.

Noodles (Wheat flour, Vegetable protein, Vegetable oil/fat, Salt, Spice (Garlic), Processed soy products, Protein hydrolysate), Soup (Pork extract, Soy sauce, Indigestible dextrin, Vegetable oil/fat, Protein hydrolysate, Creaming powder, Collagen peptide, Salt, Vegetable protein, Spices (Garlic, Pepper, Ginger), Processed protein products, Flavor oil, Flavor seasoning), Toppings (Processed soy products, Green onion), Modified starch, Seasoning (including Amino acid), Caramel pigment, Thickeners (Polysaccharide thickener, Alginate ester), Kansui alkaline solution, Flavoring, Cyclic oligosaccharide, Sodium phosphate, Silicon dioxide, Acidifier, Alcohol, Emulsifier, Carotenoid pigment, Smoke solution, Antioxidant (Vitamin E), Sweetener (Sucralose), Monascus pigment, Spice extract (Partially including Egg, Milk component, Wheat, Shrimp, Soybean, Chicken, Pork, and Gelatin)

Nutritional Values

Myojo Locabo Noodles Kotteri Soy Sauce Flavor Nutrition Facts Label

Nutritional Values per Serving (60 Grams)
Calories 200 kcal
– Noodles & Garnishes 180 kcal
– Broth 20 kcal
Protein 12.2 g
Fat 7.6 g
Carbohydrates 32.2 g
– Sugar 18.4 g
– Dietary fiber 13.8 g
Salt equivalents 4.6 g
– Noodles & Garnishes 1.1 g
– Broth 3.5 g
Potassium 284 mg

(Reference Page: Locabo.net)


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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