‘Ramen brother’ farmer in China selling RM1.90 noodles becomes Internet celebrity

Farmer was initially overwhelmed and took to hiding in a neighbour’s house to escape horde of Internet bloggers. His village has however experienced an economic boom and now the farmer appreciates the fame. — SCMP

A farmer in China who became an unwitting celebrity for serving up cheap ramen noodles has now decided fame is the recipe for him.

Cheng Yunfu – nicknamed Ramen Brother by online fans – was stunned when a video released on social media late last month of him selling his three yuan (RM1.90 or 46 US cents) noodle bowls went viral and unexpectedly catapulted him to fame.

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