Hachiban Ramen, No.8 Ramen
Hachiban Ramen or Ramen number 8 shop was originated its first branch in 1967 (BE 2510) on highway 8 Kaga, Ishikawa, Japan by Mr. Choji Goto,. It was opening as small shop, counter style and selling only a few types of Ramen but the taste of the soup is very intense with soft sticky noodles, making Japanese people like it and become a popular ramen shop successively. There were customers queuing to eat in long lines every day and used to create a record sale of up to 1,300 bowls in a single day. Now there are more than 100 branches in Japan.
Origin of No.8 Ramen
"Hachiban Ramen", was named after Highway 8. And the word “Hachiban” means Arabic number 8 which represents 2 auspicious things.
When looking 8 vertically, it looks like a daruma doll which represents stability
When looking at 8 horizontally, it looks like an infinity sign. Therefore, the symbol number 8 is analogous to the stability of quality and good service and readiness to improve to give the best to customers infinitely.