Ian Lloyd Neubauer, Sanggua, West Kalimantan, Indonesia – Made from the solidified saliva of white-nest swiftlets, the edible bird's nest has been a part of Chinese cookery for 1,200 ye
Food & Beverage Industry
April 2, 2021
March 10, 2021
Koya Jibiki, Jakarta – Indomie, the half-century-old instant noodle brand that has been dubbed Indonesia's national food, has enjoyed an added boost from not only consumers cooped up at
March 3, 2021
The ensuing backlash following President Joko Widodo's revocation of a Presidential Regulation (Perpres) that placed alcoholic production in the country's positive investments list has
March 2, 2021
Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo announced the revocation of Presidential Regulation No. 10 of 2021 concerning the investment which legalizes alcoholic drinks.
President Joko Widodo has revoked a Presidential Regulation (Perpres) putting alcoholic production in the country's positive investments list, following outcry from religious groups in
March 1, 2021
Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) deputy chairperson, Anwar Abbas, on Sunday criticized the recently-passed legislation that permits investments on alcoholic drinks w
Antara, Jakarta – Public policy expert Agus Pambagio said the legalization of alcoholic beverage-related investments mentioned in Presidential Regulation No.
February 28, 2021
Antara, Papua – A Regional Representatives' Council (DPD) member, on behalf of West Papua's electoral area, made an earnest request to President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) to revoke the gover
January 22, 2021
Muhammad Hendartyo, Jakarta – Trade Ministry's secretary-general Suhanto on Friday, Jan, 22, said beef supplies available in the market suffice Indonesia's national need.
January 20, 2021
Bisnis, Jakarta – Beef traders in the capital city of Jakarta and its satellite cities; Bogor, Depok, Tangerang, and Bekasi, announced a mass-strike following the recent rise in beef pr
December 4, 2020
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – British alcoholic beverage company Diageo focuses on responsible drinking campaigns while the House of Representatives weighs in on deliberating the alcoho
October 18, 2020
Jakarta – A recently opened upscale KFC outlet in Senopati, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta, has been sanctioned twice for violating COVID-19 health protocols amid the transitional period
October 12, 2020
Jakarta – The Indonesia Hotel and Restaurants Association (PHRI) predicts that up to 30 percent of restaurants will close down as a result of phase II of the large-scale social restrict
September 30, 2020
Made Anthony Iswara, Jakarta – Local and global organizations are urging Indonesia to reduce its food waste and loss to not only ensure the availability of nutritious food but also to p
September 29, 2020
Jakarta – The Indonesian Hotel and Restaurant Association (PHRI) has asked Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan to allow restaurants in shopping malls and hotels to provide dine-in services
September 22, 2020
Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – The Trade Ministry launched "Indonesia Coffee Week" on Monday to promote the nation's beans and boost exports, especially to the European Union (EU),
September 15, 2020
Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – There is growing concern that food products sold online that do not comply with health and safety regulations may pose a risk to the online shopping b
August 31, 2020
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The Covid-19 pandemic has encouraged people to increase the purchase of healthy products to boost their immunity against the disease.
July 19, 2020
Antara, Jakarta – A group of customers queues in front of a coffee shop's entrance in southern Jakarta as a waitress, wearing a face shield and face mask, checks their body temperature
July 17, 2020
In the latest effort to curb the spread of COVID-19 during the so-called "new normal" period, the Indonesian government is now urging workers, who often dine out during lunchtime, not
July 15, 2020
Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – The logistics disruption due to social restrictions to contain COVID-19 has affected the food distribution to many regions in Indonesia, particularly
July 3, 2020
Jakarta – In a remote area of Papua's Pegunungan Bintang regency, purchasing staple commodities will put a far bigger dent in your wallet than in most other areas of Indonesia.
June 8, 2020
Yunindita Prasidya, Jakarta – Restaurant owners are finding new ways to serve customers as they prepare new protocols to ensure safety for when they reopen for the first time since the
May 22, 2020
Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – This article is part of The Jakarta Post's "Forging the New Norm" special coverage series, on how people are forging their lives anew to adjust to the new
May 18, 2020
Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – Elisabeth Gunawan, 49, was worried when she opened her pork restaurant, Warung BeDua, in Batu, East Java, in 2014.