Indonesia: As global warming increases, seaweed can be used as an alternative food ingredient

Updated Sep 29, 2023
Prolonged drought caused by the increasingly powerful impact of global warming could weaken the economic resilience of various countries, including Indonesia, due to rising food prices. For this reason, the government has started looking for a number of alternative food ingredients that the public can choose from.
ADVERTISEMENT One of the foodstuffs that the President of the Republic of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, has encouraged to comprehensively downstream is seaweed. This is because naturally, seaweed is abundant and spread in a number of areas in this country. Apart from that, there are certainly quite a few people who have started processing seaweed traditionally. General Chairperson of the Indonesian Business Forum CEO, Jahja B. Soenarjo, said that seaweed has the potential to be used as an alternative food ingredient. However, public awareness of this is not yet massive because some people may think that seaweed is less nutritious, less healthy and does not contain important vitamins. Also Read: Thanks to the Cheap Food Movement and Food Aid, Rice Prices in West Java are Starting to Stabilize "Seaweed can be processed into jelly and for information, if gelatin is mixed with moringa, people can make food to prevent stunting. "In Indonesia itself, there is a brand of jelly made from ...
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