One of the important functional characteristics of tempe is the anti-infective effect which was noted by Van Veen (1950), Wang et al (1969), Mien K. Mahmud (1987), and Sudigbia (1990). The antibacterial activity was first found out by Wang et al. Later Mien K. Mahmud (1987) confirmed by experimental feeding trials of rabbits exposed by pathological E. coli. It was found the antibacterial activity of tempe on the cell epitheliums protecting from further cell damage.
Tempe has many benefits in health field. Soy isoflavones in soybean had higher levels of living thing if it is compared to other processed foods. This was showed in a seminar Imaging and Development of Soy-Based Local Product on Tuesday in the Hall of Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana (UKSW) . Seminar organized by the Faculty of Chemistry Studies of Science and Mathematics and the Tempe Study Center of UKSW, in collaboration with the Indonesia Tempe Forum and Kopti ( local entrepreneur) Handayani of Salatiga.
JOKOWI visited tempe and tofu, the Mayor of Solo who was nominated as one candidate of Governor of Jakarta, Joko Widodo is familiarly called Jokowi paired with Tjahaja Basuki Purnama or Ahok, visited factories of tempe and tofu, which is located in Kopti, Semanan street, Kalideres, West Jakarta, Saturday (06/09/2012).
Rustono (43) was born in a small town Grobogan, Central Java is now successful with with his fighting spirit is so high able to achieve the dream of magnitude. A former bell boy Hotel Sahid Yogyakarta is now to be successful pioneering tempe bussines in the country sakura (Japanese) and a special degree that is The King of Tempe.