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Abstract                 Volume:5  Issue-4  Year-2017          Original Research Articles


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The Change of Local Food Consumption Pattern from Sago to Rice (Case Study of Social Change in Central Maluku)
August E. Pattiselanno* and Junianita F. Sopamena
Department of Agribusiness, Faculty of Agriculture, Pattimura University, Ambon, Indonesia
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Sago was the alternative main food besides rice for Indonesian people in Maluku. Food consumption pattern of Central Maluku citizens had shifted from sago to rice. This research was aimed to analyze the change of local food consumption pattern from sago to rice by considering this change as a social change. Primary data were obtained from interview. Questionnaire was given to 200 respondents who were randomly selected from four district samples. Deep interview was conducted with key informant in each district to support the data. Result of research indicated that the change of local food consumption pattern could be considered as social change. The change of consumption pattern was differentiated into several types, such as: consumption pattern change from Sago to Rice with Rice-dominant was shown by 106 respondents (53%); consumption pattern change from Sago to Rice with Sago-dominant was admitted by 52 respondents (26%); and consumption pattern change into Sago and Rice at same quantity was displayed by 42 respondents (21%).

Keywords: Social Change, Consumption Pattern, Sago, Rice.
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How to cite this article:

August E. Pattiselanno, Junianita F. Sopamena. 2017. The Change of Local Food Consumption Pattern from Sago to Rice (Case Study of Social Change in Central Maluku).Int.J.Curr.Res.Aca.Rev. 5(4): 17-23
doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcrar.2017.504.004