The last day of the 3rd Summer Course of Local Indigenous Functional Food’s Roles in the Era of Covid-19 Pandemic: From Farm to Table was held on July 23rd, 2021. The first session was delivered by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Santad Wichienchot, Ph.D. from Prince of Songkla University about “Influence of Functional Foods on Gut Microbiota”. Prof. Santad explained about functional foods and functional ingredients, gut microbiota, probiotics and prebiotics, and gastronomy.
In addition, the session was continued by watching the recorded presentation from the group projects. The presentations were about “Golden Milk” from Group 1, “Seaweed Crispy” from Group 2, “Butterfly Pea Tea” from Group 3, “Marine Collagen Peptide” from Group 4, “Greek Yoghurt” from Group 5, “Black Garlic” from Group 6, “Butterfly Pea Yogurt” from Group 7, and “Flavoured Kombucha” from Group 8.
After finished all of the activities, the closing ceremony was held at 2.30 p.m. local time (GMT +7). The closing ceremony of the 3rd Summer Course was attended by the Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural Technology, the representative of the Office of International Affairs, Universitas Gadjah Mada, the lecturers, and the participants. The closing remarks were given by the chairperson, Dr. Arima Diah Setiowati, the Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural Technology, Prof. Eni Harmayani, and the representative of Office of International Affairs, Universitas Gadjah Mada, I Made Andi Arsana, Ph.D. There were some testimonies from the lecturers represented by Prof. Kune-muh Tsai dan Prof. Takuya Sugahara. Other than that, some participants were asked to give their impressions during the summer course. Therefore, the best group, the best participant, and the most active participant were announced to be awarded. Thank you very much for all the speakers, participants, and committee for the amazing memories! See you next year!