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Seminar on Understanding Consumer Science and Behavior

Jakarta, Indonesia
11/05/2015
Pullman Hotel

Consumer Science 2015

OVERVIEW

Food consumption patterns are rapidly changing all over the world including Indonesia. Urbanization, raising incomes, changing lifestyle have diminished the consumption of traditional meals. These changes have affected consumer food choice and consumer food behavior. Nutrition labelling may also play a role in influencing consumer food choices.

OBJECTIVES

This one-day seminar aimed to:

  • Enhance understanding of the determinants of consumer food choices and awareness in food labeling in Indonesia
  • Provide an understanding of risk communication principles and explore risk communication and consumer education strategies
  • Present the latest findings on the understanding of health claims and the role of nutrition labeling and claims in changing consumer behavior

ORGANIZERS

ILSI SEA Region and ILSI SEA Region Indonesia Country Committee

CO-ORGANIZERS

National Agency of Drug and Food Control and Bogor Agricultural University, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

PROGRAM

The program is available here.

PRESENTATIONS

Session 1: Understanding Consumer Food Behavior
Overview of Consumer Science and Consumer Food Behavior
Prof. Lynn Frewer, Newcastle University, UK
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Consumer Food Behavior & Food Choices – Insights and Perspective from Indonesia
Prof. Ujang Sumarwan, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia
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Consumer’s Awareness on Food Labelling Information
Drs. Halim Nababan, National Agency of Drug and Food Control, Indonesia
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Session 2: Risk Communication and Consumer Education
Risk Communication Principles
Prof. Lynn Frewer, Newcastle University, UK
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Risk Communication and Consumer Education Strategies in Indonesia
Drs. Halim Nababan, National Agency of Drug and Food Control, Indonesia
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Session 3: The Role of Nutrition Labeling and Claims in Changing Consumer Behavior
Nutrition Claims and Fortification – Impacts on Consumer Behavior
Ms. Hazel Fowler, Food Standards Australia New Zealand, Australia
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Perceptions, Attitudes and Understanding of Health Claims on Milk for Children among the Indonesian Mothers
Ms. Karin Tan, Newcastle University, Singapore
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The Role of Nutrition Labeling in Influencing Consumer Behavior
Dr. Megawati Simanjuntak, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia
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