Model of creative economic development for micro, small and medium-sized culinary industries in Kupang City Indonesia

  • Maria C. B. Manteiro Business Administration Department, Politeknik Negeri Kupang, Indonesia
  • Enos Kabu Business Administration Department, Politeknik Negeri Kupang, Indonesia
Keywords: cash flow model, creative economy, culinary industries, development model, MSMEs


An effort which can be conducted by the local government of Kupang city, Indonesia, to maintain its economic growth is by optimizing the role of creative industries of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs). One of the well-developed MSMEs in Kupang city is a culinary business. Interestingly, almost 70% of the culinary industry in the city is dominated by menus from outside rather than maintaining a typical menu of East Nusa Tenggara province which is processed creatively. The business development model of this industry tends to be partial, not integrated yet with policymakers, and other businesses, such as travel agencies and mass media. The purpose of this study was to identify and map the existence of the culinary business and to find out the model of developing a creative economy based culinary business in Kupang city, Indonesia. The object of this research was MSMEs actors who run business in the culinary industry in the city.


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How to Cite
Manteiro, M. C. B., & Kabu, E. (2019). Model of creative economic development for micro, small and medium-sized culinary industries in Kupang City Indonesia. International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 3(1), 143-152.
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