Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Exports of Fishery Products Worth Rp 13.3 Billion to 4 Countries

  The Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) has exported fishery products worth Rp 13.3 billion. The initial export was carried out simultaneously in three locations of the national company PT Japfa Comfeed Indonesia Tbk, including in Banyuwangi, Medan and Cirebon. Director General of Strengthening Competitiveness of Marine Products and Fisheries (MFPCS), MMAF, Agus … Read more

The Focus UKM Foundation Cooperates with Indonesia@ccess to Promote MSME

JAKARTA – KABARE.ID: PT. Access Digital Frontier (Access Digital), a subsidiary of Valdo Group, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Focus UKM Foundation. The cooperation was carried out in the context of assisting MSMEs to be ready to export and market MSME products using the Indonesia@ccess platform, as a market place for Access … Read more

Darmasiswa Scholarship Programs

“DARMASISWA is a scholarship program offered to all foreign students from countries which have diplomatic relationship with Indonesia to study Bahasa, art and culture. Participants can choose one of selected universities located in different cities in Indonesia. This program is organized by the Ministry of Education and Culture (MoEC) in cooperation with the Ministry of … Read more

Indonesian Palm and Moringa Leaves Exported to South Korea

The relations between South Korea and Indonesia are increasingly good, especially in trade as a result of a joint declaration of Indonesia-Korea Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement/ IK CEPA). The agreement resulted in a significant increase of import export activities. The Ministry of Trade also holds a trade mission in South Korea led by Minister of … Read more

Reviving a culture locally and spreading the love globally: The story of Suwe Ora Jamu

In a growing health minded and fitspo era, it wouldn’t seem odd or unheard of to boost your beverages with turmeric or tamarind. Nowadays, many hip coffee shops offer a turmeric latte or tamarind lemon tonic.  In Indonesia however, the use of tamarind, ginger, and turmeric in drinks has been part of the culture for generations. Indonesians get their shot of jamu every day, the way Italians get their shot of espresso while standing against a counter.

 Jamu is made of plants and spices such as ginger, turmeric, cloves, fennel, celery, and tamarind. Indonesians drink it daily to maintain health and to prevent diseases. Jamu is often prepared traditionally at a street stall or by ladies who walk the streets with baskets attached to their bodies that are filled with spices and mixtures. Nova Dewi Setiabudi was introduced to jamu at a young age by her late grandmother. When she moved to Jakarta early 2011 she had a hard time finding fresh tasting jamu like she had at home. And whilst many people still drank their jamu, she noticed how the younger generation of Indonesians have become less interested in the goodness of jamu.

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