'User-friendly Guidelines: Opportunity for Industry to Help Indonesian Consumers Fulfil Breakfast Needs', an article by Taylor's School of Food Studies and Gastronomy in partnership with the Chair of Food Studies: Food, Cultures and Health helmed by Professor Jean Pierre Poulain has been recently featured in the 'Food Navigator Asia' on 19 October 2023. FoodNavigator provides a 360-degree view of the food and beverage market, spanning everything from investment, incubation and innovation, to ingredients, food science and product formulation, labelling, litigation, regulation, consumer trends, new products and new technology.
The scientific paper entitled “Breakfast Consumption and Quality of Macro- and Micronutrient Intake in Indonesia: A Study from the Indonesian Food Barometer” published in Nutrients, 15(17) examined how adults in Indonesia consume breakfast, analyzed its impact on their nutrient intake and overall dietary quality. These findings aimed to formulate region-specific nutrient recommendations for breakfast within the framework of the International Breakfast Research Initiative (IBRI), with the ultimate goal of presenting practical breakfast recommendations to inform policymakers, grounded in observed dietary behaviours.
It was based on the data from Indonesian Food Barometer, conducted by Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization Regional Center for Food and Nutrition (SEAMEO RECFON) in conjunction with the Taylor’s Toulouse University Centre (TTUC) Asian Food Baraometer initiative, within the framework of the Chair of Food Studies: Food, Cultures and Health.
SEAMEO RECFON was established in 1967 as SEAMEO TROPMED Regional Centre for Community Nutrition, and transformed into Regional Centre for Food and Nutrition in 2011. It is one among the 24 SEAMEO Centers located throughout SEA region. It is a unit hosted by Ministry of Education and Culture RI and located in Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta with a mission to conduct education, capacity building, research and information dissemination in food and nutrition through partnership for sustainable human resource development.
Khusun, H., Anggraini, R., Februhartanty, J., Mognard, E., Fauzia, K., Maulida, N. R., Linda, O., & Poulain, J.-P. (2023). Breakfast Consumption and Quality of Macro- and Micronutrient Intake in Indonesia: A Study from the Indonesian Food Barometer. Nutrients, 15(17). https://doi.org/10.3390/nu15173792