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  • What does the recycle code 7 printed at the back of MAGGI® packs mean?

    The code printed on every pack of MAGGI® Noodles indicates the type of materials used to manufacture the packaging. This helps re-processors in segregating it accordingly, for recycling.

  • Does MAGGI® contain MSG?

    At Nestlé, it is always our endeavour to provide consumers with complete information about the ingredients used in their favourite MAGGI® Noodles.

    Please be assured that MAGGI® Noodles and its Masala Tastemaker do not contain Monosodium Glutamate (MSG/E621). Our stringent quality standards and processes ensure that the ingredients and additives used in our products comply with food regulations.

  • What do you mean by "MAY CONTAIN TRACES OF SOYA or MILK"on the MAGGI® pack?

    As a part of our Allergen Management Plan, this statement is mentioned on every pack of MAGGI® Noodles. Though Milk is not an ingredient used in the manufacturing of MAGGI® Noodles, other products containing Milk/Milk Solids are manufactured in the same facility.

    If there is a significant chance of cross contact from equipment that cannot be ruled out, then it is indicated on the pack as precautionary labelling.

  • Is there any colour added to MAGGI® Tastemaker?

    You will notice in the ingredients list printed on a pack of MAGGI® Noodles, 'Colour (150d)' is mentioned as one of the ingredients. This is in line with the labelling regulations, followed by the statement "CONTAINS PERMITTED NATURAL COLOUR".


    MAGGI® Noodles manufactured in India do not contain pig fat/pork. Except for the MAGGI® Chicken Noodles, which is the only non-vegetarian variant available under the MAGGI® 2-Minute Noodles line, all other variants are completely vegetarian.

  • What is E635?

    E635 is a flavour enhancer used in MAGGI® Noodles. It is completely vegetarian in its origin and is made using Beetroot and Yeast extracts.

  • Does MAGGI® contain Pig Fat?

    MAGGI® Noodles manufactured in India does not contain pig fat/pork. All noodle variants available under the MAGGI® 2-minute Noodles line are completely vegetarian, except for MAGGI® Chicken Noodles, which is the only non-vegetarian variant.

  • Why does MAGGI® contain lead?

    Please be assured that your favourite MAGGI® Noodles are absolutely safe for consumption. Since Lead occurs naturally in the Earth's crust and is also present in the air, soil and dust, there can be minute traces of the element found in all manufactured products.

    The level of Lead in MAGGI® Noodles is well within the prescribed limit specified by the governing authorities. So feel free to enjoy it all, without a worry.

  • Is MAGGI® non-vegetarian?

    Please be assured that all vegetarian products manufactured by Nestlé carry the 'Green Dot' symbol. This indicates that the product has passed all regulatory tests to be categorised as Vegetarian.

    MAGGI® Chicken Noodles are the only non-vegetarian variant available under the MAGGI® 2-Minute Noodles line. This is also indicated on the pack with a 'Brown Dot' symbol.

  • Is MAGGI® safe to eat?

    Since its launch in 1983, MAGGI® Noodles has enjoyed your immense love and trust. We cherish this trust shown by you and assure you that MAGGI® Noodles are completely safe for consumption. And we recommend you to enjoy your favourite MAGGI® Noodles as a light meal, as part of a balanced diet and an active lifestyle.

  • Why doesn’t MAGGI® cook in 2 minutes?

    MAGGI® has been the pioneer of 2 minute noodles and we have stayed true to that claim for the last 34 years. If you follow the suggested method of preparation, as mentioned on the back of every pack, it would take 2 minutes to cook the noodles. However, it is very common for consumers to customize the method of preparation a little bit, depending on their style and choice. For example, the quantity of water used varies a lot depending on how soupy one wants their MAGGI® to be. Such personal touches may cause the cooking time to vary.

  • How can MAGGI® Noodles be prepared in a Microwave oven?

    Follow this simple method to prepare a bowl in your microwave, within minutes.

    You will need:
    MAGGI® Noodles + Masala (1 pack) + Water (210 ml i.e. approx. 1½ cups)
    - A deep glass bowl

    1. Place noodle cake, broken into 4 pieces, in a deep glass bowl.
    2. Sprinkle Tastemaker Masala onto the noodles.
    3. Pour 1 ½ cups (210 ml) of water over the noodle cake.
    4. Microwave on high power for 3 minutes.
    5. Stir and microwave for another 3 minutes.
    6. Stir again and serve hot.

  • How are MAGGI® Noodles manufactured?

    MAGGI® Noodles are cooked exactly how you prepare your breads/rotis at home. We just do it at an industrial scale to make sure you get the same experience, every single time.

    The preparation of MAGGI® Noodles starts with mixing of flour, water etc. in a mixer to produce the dough. The dough, then goes through a series of rollers to form a thin sheet, which is then artfully cut into fine noodle strands. These strands are then waved, folded and cooked to form the final noodle cake. The noodle cakes along with Masala Tastemaker sachets are then wrapped and sealed in packs which we hope you enjoy with every bite.

  • How frequently can I eat MAGGI® Noodles?

    Your favourite MAGGI® Noodles is a light meal for you and your entire family. It is to be enjoyed as part of a diversified, balanced diet. At Nestlé, we believe that all food should be eaten in moderation, as part of a balanced diet and an active lifestyle.

  • Is MAGGI® Noodles fried?

    Your favourite MAGGI® Noodles are indeed fried. This helps you cook the noodles in 2 minutes at home, and also adds stability to its shelf life.

    Frying is a traditional method of cooking which gives better palatability and mouth feel. During the manufacturing process, MAGGI® Noodles are fried for about 1-1.5 minutes. This lowers the moisture levels in the noodles, thus stabilising its shelf life and reducing the final cooking time to 2 minutes. Know More

  • Why is Palm oil used in manufacturing MAGGI®?

    Palm oil is used for its various physical properties and composition, which impart desirable sensory characteristics and stability to the food items prepared with it. It has approximately 50% Saturated Fatty Acids, 40% Monounsaturated Fatty Acids (MUFA) and approximately 10% Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (PUFA).

  • What does 'IRON Fortification' mean?

    Our 'Simply Good' initiative is a step towards introducing products which offer healthier choices to our consumers. In line with this initiative, now each 70g pack of your favourite MAGGI® Masala Noodles contains up to 15% of your daily iron requirement.

  • What is the 'Truly Good' commitment?

    The MAGGI® 'Truly Good' initiative aims to offer tastier and healthier choices to all our consumers. This initiative is in line with Nestlé’s global commitment to enable healthy and happy lives.

    Read more about the Truly Good initiative here -

  • Which type of flour is used for making MAGGI®?

    Your favourite MAGGI® Noodles are made using Refined wheat flour (Maida). We source fresh, milled quality Wheat from all across India to make the dough for our noodle cakes.

    This information can also be found in the ingredients list, printed on the back of every pack.

  • What is Wheat Gluten?

    Wheat Gluten is the main protein present in Wheat and is a natural component found in Wheat flour.

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