Globalisation's Impact on Local Food Identity in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Authors

  • Adilah Md Ramli Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition (FSMP), Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
  • Harifah Faculty of Social Science and Humanities (FSSK), Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
  • Teuku Afrizal Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Diponegoro, Semarang, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v7i19.3242

Keywords:

Local food, Globalisation, Identity, Tourism

Abstract

This study aims at the impact of globalisation on local food identity in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. This study surveyed 422 domestic tourists from Peninsular Malaysia using questionnaires as the research instrument. Tanjung Aru, Likas, and Universiti Malaysia Sabah are the study venues. Results showed that respondents agree with the statements under the globalisation awareness (item2,  =4.15±2.534); localisation (item 2, =4.04±0.666); food intake (item 2, = 4.01±4.007). Regarding local food identity, respondents agreed with the statements under sustainability ( = 4.41± 0.693). There is a moderate relationship between globalisation and local food identity with   = 0.593 (p <0.05).

Keywords: Local food, Globalisation, Identity, Tourism

eISSN: 2398-4287 © 2022. Adilah Md Ramli, NorFatihah Muslim, Harifah Mohd Noor, Teuku Afrizal. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians/Africans/Arabians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v7i19.3242

Author Biography

Adilah Md Ramli, Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition (FSMP), Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Foodservice department

Published

2022-03-31

How to Cite

Md Ramli, A., Mohd Noor, H. ., & Afrizal, T. (2022). Globalisation’s Impact on Local Food Identity in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 7(19), 241-247. https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v7i19.3242

Issue

Section

Local Cultural / Heritage Environment (Food included)