"Tempe is a gift from Indonesia for the world"
The Founders (left-right)
Florentinus Gregorius Winarno
Social entrepreneurship and Science
Amadeus Driando Ahnan-Winarno
Science, Arts, Multimedia, and Lifestyle
Indonesian Tempe Movement is a non-profit organization that aims to increase national and international awareness of tempe as:
Nutritious: same amount and quality of protein compared to beef, low in fat, no saturated fat, no cholesterol, good source of fiber, excellent source of calcium, source of iron and zinc, source of essential Vitamin B12, prebiotics, paraprobiotics, and anti-cancer isoflavones.
Thus good for body-building, menopausal syndrome, and gut health for babies, youths, elders, and vegans.
Sustainable protein source
Compared to beef: 10% energy usage, 20% carbon dioxide emission, 20 times more land efficient.
Affordable protein source
up to only 4% the price of beef (in Indonesia).
The movement promotes campaigns in many ways: social business incubation program, international conferences, workshops, tempe-making classes, and social media campaigns.
1. To Educate
society about tempeh as healthy food, cultural heritage, and a hope for well being.
2. To Connect
stakeholders in tempeh business
3. To Empower
people through social entreneurship