Currently, tempe get a higher grade than before. Not only provided a house as its own in Indonesia Tempe House but also tempe as the main topic in entrepreneurship class. Classes are divided into two different topic, hygienic tempe production class and processed product development class.
Tempe industry is one of the producers of liquid waste that degrades the environment if there is no wisely managed. it can be imagined, each 1 kg of soybean will produce 10-15 liters of liquid waste. Indonesia Tempe House as the only pilot production of hygienic and environmentally friendly soybean in Indonesia to implement wastewater treatment systems using biogas reactor.
Tempe has spreaded over the worldwide. In fact, This Indonesian food can be found in the United States. Ratina Muljono popularized tempe in California by opening Tempe House. Voice of America says Ratina came to the U.S. since 1999. Although only finished his education on primary high school , but he has natural talent in business. The idea came when he said that he would start a business and sell something. His friend suggested to sell fresh tempe because there has been no sale of tempe.
A nutritionist from the Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia, dr. Sri Sukmaniah, MSc, SpGK, said tempe contains fiber and nutrients that are easily digested food, so good for weaning food for children in six months or after. Fiber which is found in tempe is very good for preventing constipation in infants, which often happens when giving complementary foods.