A course in Indonesian food storage at Marist Training Centre Tutu

Fourteen people on Taveuni, Fiji, have been learning Indonesian food preservation techniques and food therapy at the Marist Training Centre in Tutu, Wairiki.

“Participants are learning methods of preserving food while still retaining all its nutrient levels in its preserved state,” said Indonesian Ambassador Chandra Salim. “Food that can be preserved for one to two days like pawpaw can be turned into a jam puree so that it can last for months and several other means of food preservation which the participants are learning.

The course is jointly organised by the Koronivia Research Station and the Indonesian Embassy.

Salim said the course objective was to teach participants Indonesian food preservation techniques and how food could be used as a form of healing therapy.


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