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. Moto Goji. 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.
Haichiban Ramen was first established along Highway 8 in Kaga city, Isikawa, Japan.
Thai Hachiban Co., Ltd. joint investment with Hachiban Ramen in Japan to be the leader of Ramen market in Thailand.
Hachiban Ramen Thailand opened its first branch in the center of Bangkok at Silom Complex shopping center.
Expand to the northeastern and eastern parts of Thailand for the first time at “The Mall Korat,” Nakorn Ratchasrima and “Pacific Park Sriracha” respectively.
The company established the “Central Kitchen” at Navanakorn Industrial Zone with International Standards operation in producing the main raw material for all branches of Hachiban Ramen Thailand.
Ramen Shop Number 88 is an auspicious number of this brand. So there’s a celebration for opening the 88th branch at Central Plaza Udonthani, the first branch in this province.
With Hachiban Ramen has been popularly accepted by Thai consumers, the 100th branch was opened to keep up with the demand of consumers in all parts of Thailand.
For more than 27 years, “Hachiban Ramen” Thailand continues to strive to improve both company and products to provide the best quality and taste to win and maintain the hearts of Thai customers. And this is the first year to launch the brand’s TV commercial.
First step of "Hachiban Ramen" Thailand
“Hachiban Ramen” was established in Thailand on 25 October 1991 by Mr. Paisan Leungpataramatee, the pioneer of Thai Hachiban Co., Ltd. He’s fond of the flavor of Hachiban Ramen, Japan. So he joint investment with Hachiban Ramen in Japan to open the first location at "Silom Complex" shopping center, offering Japanese ramen at an affordable price with the best carefully selected ingredients for Thai customers to enjoy the authentic and delicious ramen with the unique “Hachikama” or fish ball with design number 8 in each bowl. Many new menus have been created to satisfy Thai people’s palate.
More than 27 years, "Hachiban Ramen" Thailand
For more than 27 years, “Hachiban Ramen” Thailand under the management of Mr. Nipon Leungpataramatee, the president of Thai Hachiban Co., Ltd., has been striving continually to improve and provide the best quality and taste to win and maintain the hearts of Thai customers. We are ready to expand to serve more customers' demands. To date, Hachiban Ramen has more that 127 branches nationwide, its vicinity and other provinces. This can be considered yet another achievement for "Hachiban Ramen" Thailand