THE STUDY TO INVESTIGATE THE NEED OF LUNCH BOX FOR THE YOUNG AND ACTIVE EMPLOYEES IN MYANMAR

Authors

  • Jue Jue Myint Toe Lincoln University College, Malaysia
  • Ali Abdulbaqi Ameen Lincoln University College, Malaysia
  • Sui Reng Liana Lincoln University College, Malaysia
  • Amiya Bhaumik Lincoln University College, Malaysia

Abstract

As the living standard and culture of the people are changing, the way of people having lunch in the office is also changing. Some people are bringing lunch-box from their home or order from delivery services. The study aims to investigate the meaning and significance of lunch boxes for Myanmar users and designers in the face of changing habits in food culture. Itis trying to determine the major reasons for using lunch boxes today, and define the users’ needs to know more precisely the relation between the salary and amount spent for lunch and the way they have the lunch about how office workers solve their hunger in everyday life. As the number of office worker is growing up day by day, the market of food supply for them is also growing up. Every employee including young and elder employees must eat their lunch in their working hours to be able to carry out the task the whole day. The type of lunch is differing between them. Types of foods eat by employees varies and it is formally related with the type of religions and type of peoples. Some are vegans and some does not eat specific meat some does not eat seafood. Having a lunch is important for humans and they should eat precisely for their lunch to make them healthier and to increase work done. So that their working life will be easier for everyday as they do not have to take time for preparing lunch box and they can enjoy their extra time from cooking.

Keywords:

Lunch Box, Food Culture, Healthy Eating, Young and Active Employees

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Published

2019-07-01

How to Cite

Jue Jue Myint Toe, Ali Abdulbaqi Ameen, Sui Reng Liana, & Amiya Bhaumik. (2019). THE STUDY TO INVESTIGATE THE NEED OF LUNCH BOX FOR THE YOUNG AND ACTIVE EMPLOYEES IN MYANMAR. International Journal on Recent Trends in Business and Tourism (IJRTBT), 3(3), 8-11. Retrieved from https://ejournal.lucp.net/index.php/ijrtbt/article/view/763