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
Food & Beverage Industry
May 22, 2020
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.
May 14, 2020
Jakarta – Food delivery service platform GoFood, a part of ride-hailing application Gojek, has seen a jump in transactions in recent months as people dine at home during the COVID-19 p
May 12, 2020
Four men in the West Java capital of Bandung have been arrested for selling pork disguised as beef in the past year.
May 8, 2020
Yunindita Prasidya, Jakarta – Halal food is rising in popularity as people turn to religious practices for comfort during this time of heightened uncertainty and anxiety, reports have
April 27, 2020
M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – The North Jakarta police have analyzed the content of the food aid that went viral in social media dubbed the "nasi anjing", which translates to 'dog ric
April 20, 2020
Tara Marchelin, Jakarta – The head of the Indonesian Bureau of Logistics, or Bulog, Budi Waseso, said on Monday that Indonesia has enough supply of rice to last during the coronavirus
April 17, 2020
Arya Dipa, Bandung – Multi-service app Grab has collaborated with dozens of its restaurant partners to provide 1,000 food packages to medical workers in Bandung and Cimahi, West Java,
April 15, 2020
Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – The Agriculture Ministry is partnering with food producer PT Indoguna Utama and ride-hailing company Grab Indonesia, among other businesses, to secur
April 13, 2020
Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – The State Logistics Agency (Bulog), the government institution tasked with securing national staple food stocks, is facing trouble importing rice, su
April 9, 2020
Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – The government is distributing food aid to 20 million poor households across the country to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Diana Mariska, Jakarta – Food supply in Indonesia could be put at risk during the coronavirus pandemic as fewer farmworkers might be available to work the country's rice fields while t
April 2, 2020
Riska Rahman, Made Anthony Iswara and Yunindita Prasidya, Jakarta – Amanda, a 33-year-old creative consultant, has bought a month's worth of groceries in advance so she can stay home,
March 27, 2020
Jakarta – The food and beverage (F&B) industry across cities in Indonesia has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic as people opt to stay in rather than going out for meals, data
March 26, 2020
Tara Marchelin, Jakarta – The Trade Ministry's data from 34 provinces are showing a reasonable national average price for staple food, except for sugar and garlic that have shown a sig
March 18, 2020
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Food delivery service GrabFood has launched a new "non-contact" delivery system to follow government advice on social distancing to prevent the spread of
Jakarta – The National Police's food stability task force has enforced a limit on the amount of staple foods available for purchase in a bid to ensure availability in the long term ami
March 1, 2020
Nivell Rayda, Jakarta – Back in the 80s, Mr Sahro would peddle his kue putu – steamed rice flour cake filled with palm sugar and served with coconut shavings – door to door.
February 14, 2020
Made Anthony Iswara, Jakarta – The Business Competition Supervisory Commission (KPPU) has rejected claims that the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has diminished garlic supply fro
February 6, 2020
Jakarta – Bali Governor Wayan Koster has issued a gubernatorial decree regulating the province's traditional liquors in a bid to preserve and promote the drinks in the region.
Jakarta – The coronavirus outbreak originating in the Chinese city of Wuhan has affected imports of garlic from China, causing the commodity's prices to rocket by more than 40 percent
February 5, 2020
Jakarta – Spicy food sellers in Jakarta are fretting about the future of their business as chili prices in the area have skyrocketed.
December 23, 2019
Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – The National Drug and Food Control Agency, or BPOM, have seized Rp 3.9 billion, or $279,000, worth of damaged, expired or illegally sold food and drink products d
November 28, 2019
Jakarta – Police are pushing ahead with their investigation of an alleged scam surrounding a halal certification agency, with Vice President Ma'ruf Amin's expert staff member Lukmanul
November 24, 2019
Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – The institutions mandated to issue halal certification have assured the public that there is no regulation banning food and beverage companies from writ