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Dr. Salini Devi Rajendran's Insights on 'Navigating Rising Food Costs by Embracing Home-dining' Featured in Local Newspapers

Dr. Salini Devi Rajendran, a Senior Lecturer from Taylor’s School of Food Studies and Gastronomy has recently captured the attention of major media platforms including The Sun, News Strait Times, Daily Straits, Business Today, and Bernama with her insightful opinion piece. Drawing from her expertise in food studies, Dr. Salini delved into the multifaceted advantages of embracing home dining during Ramadan. This not only nurtured a sense of unity and solidarity within families, but also provided an opportunity to savor nourishing meals prepared with care and intentionality.

Dr. Salini received her undergraduate degrees and Master of Science degree from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), and she holds a Ph.D. in Halal Product Management from the Halal Products Research Institute at UPM. In addition to her academic qualifications, she has been recognized as a professional technologist (Ts.) by the Malaysia Board of Technologists and is a chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CMILT). She has teaching experience of more than 10 years in the areas of supply chain management and research projects. Her research specialty and interests include food supply chain management, agri-foods, sustainability, and innovation projects.

As the specter of rising food costs looms, the home becomes a sanctuary of affordability and sustainability, where every ingredient is imbued with love and purpose. Through her compelling narrative, Dr. Salini invites readers to embark on a journey of rediscovery, where the act of dining transcends its utilitarian function to become a source of joy, nourishment, and cultural pride. As communities navigate the complexities of a rapidly changing world, her timeless message serves as a reminder of the enduring power of tradition to anchor us amidst the tumult of modernity.

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