Japan Will Build Food Factory from “Shrimp Waste” In Viet Nam

Japanese food company, Takesho plans to build a factory in Vietnam to process shrimp heads and shells. The news was delivered directly by the CEO Cum Chairman Toshinao Tanaka at a meeting in Vietnam, on Tuesday (6/8/2019). Reporting from vietnamnews.vn, Takesho has succeeded in converting waste heads and shrimp shells which are often disposed of … Read more

High Interest in Food and Beverage Sector Investment

The food and beverage sector is still the main contributor in the realization of domestic investment. However, the decline in foreign investment should be a concern of the government. Based on data from the Investment Coordinating Board, during the January-June 2019 period the realization of domestic investment in the food sector was ranked fourth of … Read more

Americans are Starting to Enjoy Consuming Vegetarian Foods

Vegetarian food sales are growing five times faster than total food sales in the United States last year. According to data recently released by the Good Food Institute (GFI) advocacy group and the Plant Based Food Association (PBFA) trade group, the food market in the United States grew by two per cent, while sales in … Read more

Indonesia Increases Food and Beverage Exports to South Africa

The Johannesburg Indonesian Trade Promotion Center (ITPC) in collaboration with the Indonesian Embassy in Pretoria participated in a food and beverage exhibition in South Africa, Africa Big 7. The aim is to improve the performance of Indonesia’s food and beverage exports to South Africa. Indonesian Ambassador to South Africa, Salman Al Farisi said, at this … Read more

45 tons of urea bound for India

Gresik, E Java (ANTARA) – The state-owned fertilizer maker PT Petrokimia Gresik will export 45 tons urea to India on the second week of August, the President Director, Rahmad Pribadi, stated here Thursday. The export marked the company’s achievement in maintaining the urea business and remaining competitive although the commodity’s price has been falling for … Read more

Indonesia-Russia business forum yields 13 trade agreements

Moscow (ANTARA) – The Indonesia-Russia Business Forum held in Moscow on Thursday has yielded 13 memoranda of understanding (MoU) between businesspersons of both nations. Several government officials including Indonesian Ambassador to Russia and Republic of Belarus Wahid Supriyadi, Yogyakarta Governor Sultan Hamengkubuwono X, Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo, and Russian Deputy Minister of Trade and … Read more

W Nusa Tenggara opens three clusters for fishing

Mataram, W Nusa Tenggara (ANTARA) – The West Nusa Tenggara provincial administration has set up three clusters for the development of the fishing industry based on the potential of each area. The three development clusters were on Lombok and Sumbawa Islands, Head of West Nusa Tenggara’s Marine and Fisheries Office Lalu Hamdi said here, Friday. … Read more

108.4 Tons of Coconut Processed Exported to Europe and America

The Ministry of Agriculture through the Agricultural Quarantine Agency (Barantan) exports 108 processed coconut from West Sumatra (West Sumatra) to foreign countries. “Of the 7 agricultural commodities exported today, thank God there are exports of 3 processed products from coconut commodities,” said Head of Barantan, Ali Jamil in a written statement on Thursday (1/8/2019). Jamil … Read more

Consumer prices rise 0.3% in July as bird’s eye chili drives inflation

Consumer prices in Indonesia rose 0.31 percent in July as prices of volatile food products, mainly chili, soared in the month. The figure is lower than the 0.55 percent registered in June, the month of the Idul Fitri holidays this year, Statistics Indonesia (BPS) data show. “Inflation in July 2019 was still affected by rising … Read more

BNI Syariah clocks second-quarter profit of Rp315 billion

Pontianak, W Kalimantan (ANTARA) – Syariah-compliant lender BNI Syariah posted a net profit of Rp315.27 billion in the second quarter of 2019, an increase of 55.32 percent, from Rp202.9 billion in June 2018. The bank also witnessed its assets in the second quarter of 2019 swell 12.5 percent to Rp42.49 trillion year-on-year (yoy) from that … Read more
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