We can save many people's lives + our planet

simply by promoting tempeh


Because it gives people another choice of

healthy, affordable, and sustainable 

protein source

Indonesian Tempe

What Is Tempe?

Tempeh is a traditional fermented soybean from Indonesia that is healthy, sustainable, and affordable.

Tempeh has been a staple protein source in Indonesia since at least the 1700s in Central Java. Tempeh can be eaten as baby food, snacks, main course, and lately dessert. Tempeh can also be made from other beans, legumes, and ingredients.

Tempeh has high protein content, digestibility, Vitamin B12, and is beneficial to gut microbiota.

Compared to beef, tempeh has similar amount and quality of protein, while is produced with 10x less of energy use, and sold 3x cheaper.

What Do We Do?

Educate . Connect . Empower

Social Media Campaign

educating the netizens

Facebook and Instagram: @tempemovement


sharing the latest knowledge consensus

Multisectoral - Scientific, Creativity, and Youth: International Conference on Tempe 2015, International Youth Conference on Tempe


sharing to help people from around the world

have been in 6 countries including Harvard Business School, Oxford University, and Cambridge University


sharing the skill to make healthy, affordable, and sustainable food

have been in 6 countries: Indonesia, United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Netherland, Australia

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Social Business

helping people in need with tempeh business

Narcotic rehabilitation centers, jails, school dropouts

Food Diplomacy

making tempe registered internationally

Goals: UNESCO Intangible Heritage registration, FAO/WHO CODEX Alimentarius Commission


educating general public with literatures

Published The Book of Tempeh (2016), Tempe: Compilation of Interesting Facts Based on Research (2017)

Culinary & Arts

Cool and fun ways to enjoy tempe

Molecular gastronomy with Nusa Gastronomy, Markthal Rotterdam, etc.

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What We Have Done:



Media Coverage


Upcoming Events

  • Tempe Movement Fest & Gast
    Sat, Mar 23
    NUSA Indonesian Gastronomy
    Mar 23, 2019, 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    NUSA Indonesian Gastronomy, Jalan Kemang Raya No. 81 Kemang, RT.2/RW.2, Bangka, Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730, Indonesia
    The first festival gathering tempeh enthusiasts over fun, innovative, and tasty experiences around tempeh science, technology, social entrepreneurship, international relations, arts & crafts, and many more.

How Can I Contribute?

1. Know the latest news:

Hear good news from the tempe world, catch the next tempe events, get ideas to collaborate

2. Join the hype here:

See how fun the tempe world is!

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3. Shop for charity:

Books, merchandises that make social impact

4. Contact us:

Ideas? Questions?

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