What is Kanzen Meshi (完全メシ: Perfect Meal) from Nissin?
Many people may think that ready-to-eat instant foods, like cup noodles, are not that good for health, but the Kanzen Meshi (完全メシ) series from Nissin breaks down the stereotype.
As you can see in the title of this article, 完全メシ means “perfect meal” in Japanese, but specifically, what exactly is that?
Kanzen Meshi (完全メシ) from Nissin
In recent years, Nissin has been creating Kanzen Meshi versions for their instant food products, including the Curry Meshi (カレーメシ) series, and you can see the lineup on their website.
According to the site, the 完全メシ brand strives for the perfect balance between deliciousness and the 33 kinds of nutrients based on the Dietary Reference Intakes for Japanese formulated by Japan’s health ministry.
In other words, Nissin’s products with the logo 完全メシ/Kanzen Meal are more nutritious and self-contained than their regular versions while keeping the same delicious taste, though they are a little pricey.
|Price (ex Tax)||242 yen||398 yen|
|Amount (Rice)||105 grams (69 g)||116 grams (69 g)|
|Boiling water needed||230 ml||200 ml|
|Calories||450 kcal||468 kcal|
|Protein||7.6 g||19.7 g|
|Fat||14.7 g||13.9 g|
|Carbohydrates||71.8 g||70.5 g|
|Salt equivalents||3.3 g||2.98 g|
|Vitamin A||–||402 μg|
|Vitamin D||–||15.0 μg|
|Vitamin E||–||7.9 mg|
|Vitamin K||–||82 μg|
|Vitamin B1||–||1.2 mg|
|Vitamin B2||–||0.6 mg|
|Vitamin B6||–||7.6 mg|
|Vitamin B12||–||1.9 μg|
|Folic acid||–||132 μg|
|Pantothenic acid||–||3.3 mg|
|Vitamin C||–||68 mg|