Satya Dharma CPO Production Reaches 145,397 Tons

JAKARTA – PT Dharma Satya Nusantara Tbk (DSNG) increase the production of crude palm oil (CPO) to 145 397 tonnes in the first half of 2013, an increase of 31.1 percent compared with the same period last year.

Director of Dharma Satya Nusantara, Djojo Boentoro, revealing CPO sales volume also increased significantly by 30.5 percent to 147 693 tonnes. The Company also recorded an increase in the production of fresh fruit bunches (FFB) during the period January to June 2013 reached 555,570 tons, an increase of 28 percent year on year.

“TBS is processed to reach 600 350 tonnes, up 35.0% from a year ago, which is obtained from the core plantations, smallholders and third parties,” he said in a press release on Tuesday (30/07/2013).

He explained that the increase in FFB production volume due to increased crop area grown and the age of the company’s plants. Mature plants increased the total area of ​​42 333 hectares in 2012 to 48,470 hectares in 2013. Meanwhile, the productivity of FFB per hectare to 11.9 tonnes per hectare increased by 9% over the same period the previous year.

The company targets the padatahun new planting could be 8,000 acres, consisting of the core consisting of 4,200 and 3,800 for a plasma.

Related to financial performance, DSNG successfully posted net sales of Rp 1.7 trillion, or relatively equal to sales in the same period last year, in the midst of the recent decline in CPO prices.

Industry: Chewy Sweet soft si Moci

This one pie came from the bamboo curtain country. Tiny spheres are soft and chewy sticky proved many fans. The price is not too expensive and flavor variations, and it very much. Want the Cianjur, Sukabumi or Semarang? Hmm … everything is good!

Moci cake is one type of cake that comes from the famous Chinese kitchens in various Asian countries. This cake is made from glutinous rice flour dough filled with a mixture of peanuts, sesame and sugar. Flour wrapped on the outside make this cake ‘powdery’ white and unique looks.

In a variation, the cake was featured in numerous variations. No exterior is wrapped with chopped nuts or sesame seeds. The contents are varied, with some filled chocolates, coconut, cheese, and fruit jam. Whereas mocinya size, in the area of ​​West Java are usually teeny-tiny, whereas in Central Java and in stores, moci sold in larger form.

The Cianjur and Sukabumi, moci sold in bamboo baskets. One kerangjang moci contains 5 grains. In this area normally moci still wear traditional flavors such as vanilla or pandan. The contents are also still in the form of sesame and peanuts. Almost all moci a cottage industry products.

Moci variants in Semarang is bigger and also varied as taro dough, chocolate. Variety it is also more modern. Moci is usually packaged in a beautiful box that fits taken as souvenirs. Of course the price is more expensive.

When I’m walking around the area to Cianjur, Sukabumi, Bandung Semarang or, moci cake could be a souvenir. This cake is enjoyed as a delicious afternoon tea or coffee. Feel the sensation of soft and chewy sweetness on the tongue!

Plastics Demand High, LMPI Towards Rp 500?

Until the end of 2011, the demand for plastics and household products generated by Lasting Makmur Industri Tbk PT (LMPI) jumped sharply. This surge in demand coming from domestic consumers and foreign.

According to one market participant, from domestic demand and household plastic products grew 60%. While from overseas, the consumer accounts for 40% of demand growth by the end of 2011.

“With this soaring demand, LMPI reportedly posted a year-end profit increased approximately 58% compared to year-end 2010 earnings,” said the market participants on Friday (30/3/212).

He said there are indications the market will anticipate this news before the announcement of the financial statements at the beginning of the second quarter of this year, with a target share price LMPI Rp 500 per share.

Yesterday, the stock closed at LMPI green area in the middle market is sluggish at Rp 310 per share, up 60 points (+24%) with the volume of transactions valued at more than USD 5.19 billion.

Soybean production RI Low, This explanation Kementan

Productivity of soybean in Indonesia is still relatively lacking. Per year, the total production of soybean Indonesia only reached about 600 thousand tons. Still far below the needs of up to 1.5 million tons / year. What causes it?

Head of Research and Development of the Ministry of Agriculture Haryono said, the lack of production of soybean is caused due to several factors. Therefore, soy is not going to be able to meet the self-sufficiency by 2014.

“Soy is the first difficulty for nothing. For the price, but thank God there is now Rp 7,000 COGS so farmers excited again although a bit slow,” Haryono said when met at the Central Bureau of Research and Development of Ministry of Agriculture, Jalan Ragunan, Pasar Minggu, Jakarta, Thursday (25 / 7/2013).

Haryono said, farmers had planted soybeans are less excited because the price is relatively lower than other commodities such as onion, garlic, corn, and other horticultural products.

In addition, continued Haryono, land issues were a major obstacle. Soybean plantations in Indonesia currently available only about 500 thousand hectares.

“Back then it was 1.2 million hectares, down by itself as competing with corn and others,” he explained.

Third, the lack of factors that affect the productivity of soybean in Indonesia is a seed. Seed and soybean crops vulnerable to pests and diseases.

“In general, soybean planting is more difficult than growing rice and corn. Due to many pests and diseases, rice can last 6 months, if soy just 3 months,” he said.

Shark fin hunt, Between Reproduction and Business That Tantalize

In the midst of controversy over the shark hunt, fish processing business is protected at the same time step is apparently more prevalent and certainly very profitable.

It was recognized Ridwan (45), one of the businessmen shark fin processing home industry in the Village Gratitunon, District Grati, Pasuruan. He admitted in the month of shark fin sales turnover mecapai hundreds of millions of dollars. “In a month, turnover could reach USD 500 million,” said Ridwan talking with detiksurabaya.com in his home on Sunday (03/31/2013).

His shark fin processing business just started 3 months ago. Shark fin materials imported from eastern Indonesia, including Papua, Lombok to Kendari.

Although only started 3 months, Ridwan business thriving and growing. Aided by 45 employees who are mostly women, in a month it can treat between 50-100 tons of raw materials shark fins.

The processed products he sells to restaurants in major cities and exported to Taiwan. Selling price of shark fin that has been processed to reach Rp 3.5 million per kilo gram. “It was the most good after sorting. There are also costs only Rp 250 thousand per kilogram,” he added.

Opu, greeting familiar Ridwan not hesitate to reveal the shark fin processing. According to shark fin processing are not too difficult.

Fin material soaked overnight. Then boiled with the fire around 60 degrees for 3-5 minutes. Completed boiled, skin removed, cut open to remove the bone-thin sliced ​​tpis on demand. After it was washed again and dried in the sun to dry.

“It is finished, sorted again before packed,” said Opu.

Admittedly, shark fin processing business is very profitable. He claimed it had never been lost. The only thing that he’s worried about is the availability of raw materials. “Do not be late for the raw materials are the challenges,” he hoped.

Mentioned that sharks are a protected animal step, Opu resignedly admitted if at any time a shark hunt completely stopped.

Menu processed shark fins sold in the usual upscale eateries. Thin slices of shark fin soup which is commonly used menu priced at Rp 1.3 million per serving.

Content of collagen present in shark fins makes it very expensive. Collagen is a substance contained therein could renewing skin cells thus slowing aging. In addition, also as natural supplements for vitality.

Food Production Down 50 Percent in North Sumatra

Realization of crop production in North Sumatra until May 2013 is still below 50 percent, as the impact of extreme weather.
Secretary of the Department of Agriculture of North Sumatra, Lukman Nulhaim Dalimunthe, in Medan on Monday, revealing, for the realization of the rice crop production until May 2013 reached 1,691,353 tons, or 43.64 per cent of the target this year.
While corn production reached 522 696 tonnes or 34.99 percent of the target 1.49405 million tons, while Soy lower that 32.22 percent or 4,361 tonnes from 13 533 tonnes of production plans.
He admits, there is also interference in rice, corn and soybeans in North Sumatra caused either disease, drought and mice.
But the attack was still judged to be too intrusive and the Department of Agriculture has done handling the disturbances on the plant.
Chairman of the Indonesian Corn Growers Association (Hipajagin), Jemat Sebayang said rat infestation has lowered corn production farmers in North Sumatra nearly 20 percent of the average farmer yields a number of 8-10 tons per hectare.
Rat attack occurred in Karo and Langkat and was followed by extreme weather caused corn harvest in July-September certainly reduced.
In Karo, the attack occurred in the District Mardingding rats, Lau Balem and Tigabinanga.

Ahead of Eid, hijab Wholesalers achieved a turnover of USD 30 million per day

Ramadan is always a blessing for business owners Muslim fashion. In Pasar Baru, Bandung is usually most wanted accessories of Muslims. No doubt the demand can be increased two or even three times more than usual today.

Nasha Colection eg providing specifically jilbab muslim clothing accessories are often overwhelmed serve buyers demand ahead of Eid.

Community’s needs requires setting up shop stocks more than usual. If regular day veils sold 10 scores. Ahead of Eid could reach double even more.

Ade (24) one of the employees said widths of experience ahead of the previous year turnover of the day could reach Rp 20 million per day. Usually the most common requests from buyers in bulk. But not least also retail buyers.

“Yes, if from previous years mencapailah up to Rp 20 million, maybe if now predicted to reach Rp 30 million,” he said with a sheepish when talking with merdeka.com.

Two weeks of fasting sales has not reached its peak. He said demand is still fairly mediocre. The reason for this year because the school could have coincided with the beginning of fasting, so spending money management with school needs should be taken into account.

“If the turnover is now reaching tens of millions only (per day),” he said. Sales trend from year to year mentioned he was like that.

“Well ahead of the fasting is usually increased, fasting lethargic early, ahead of the Eid rise again. If fasting is usually ahead of the entire stock of migrants from Malaysia, now that most of Java, Sumatra, Jakarta and Bandung,” he said.

Ade in his shop selling Muslim fashion women’s accessories range. Hijab became the mainstay of sales. Complementary hijab is also offered at the store located on the fourth floor, such as underwear hoods, cuffs, scarves and other accessories hijabers.

Other traders, Yono (19) which sells equipment such sejadah prayers and fasting mukena admitted two weeks, sales have not been too showed significant sales. Buyers usually hunt seven days ahead of Eid.

“It’s just that the current standard is not too much, will usually increase its H-7 to H-3, we also provide a lot of stock,” Yono said one of the employees at the store this Laris. Experience from previous years ahead of the Eid demand could reach double that. Sales turnover could reap tens of millions per day.

“The range there are tens of millions per day, I can not on average were not for sometimes up sometimes down,” he explained.

One of the new visitor markets, Teti (39) when it was busy carrying gembolan keresek bag of groceries. He claimed, had been shopping for the benefit of the Eid day. “I come here almost every year, quite buy materials, will be made at a tailor,” said the woman from the Garut Leles.

The tradition of spending every year definitely made in his extended family. He was bought not for personal, but for her husband and three small children. “Deliberately allocated for Eid shopping needs, our tradition is always new Eid,” he explained that when it was bought mukena.

High Spin enthusiasts, GM Pursue Production

JAKARTA Chevrolet Spin-Demand is high, making General Motors (GM) Indonesia pursue its production capacity, to meet all the demands of consumers.

As stated Marketing Director of PT General Motors Indonesia, Yuniadi Hartono, the current production capacity of Chevrolet assembly plant in Pondok Ungu Bekasi Spin, reaching a maximum of 40 thousand units.

“Today we have added a two-shift production, from initially only for one shift. This was done in order to pursue a market demand for the Chevrolet Spin-increasing,” said Hartono Yuniadi, in Jakarta.

The same thing also expressed by Maria Sidabutar, Public Relations Director of GM Indonesia, he saw significant demand for a Spin. This could make the Spin as the new flagship, accompanied Chevrolet Captiva and Aveo.

“Sales of Chevrolet itself in June this year compared to June of last year increased by 377 persen.Hal is also driven by demand Spin the go fast enough,” concludes Maria Sidabutar.

Typical Shredded Savory Crab unique Balikpapan

If usually made of shredded beef or chicken, this particular one is made from crab meat. It was savory and delicious eaten with white rice warm enough. Crab fans certainly would be curious to taste. Want to try?

If the city is famous with shredded cow Solo, Balikpapan well if it famous with shredded crab. Even the food is known as one of the specialties of the area. No wonder why the crab has become one of the riches of the city of Balikpapan, East Kalimantan.

Treats from the crab meat actually began to appear in 2005 in the city of Balikpapan. However shredded crab itself became known in 2006 and started with a home business. One of the pioneering brands shredded crab-known until now is ‘Bonting’ aka Abon Crab. Not like shredded beef mince suwirannya big this one is actually a bit delicate texture with a slightly pale brownish color.

This way of making shredded crab tricky. Which is quite troublesome is the process of separating the meat from the shell and its crab claws. Well, after the meat is then given mashed spices, such as spices including garlic, onion, and coconut milk to taste the delicious. Only then is ready to be fried crab meat until browned dry.

Usually shredded crab is sold in transparent plastic containers (50 grams-200 grams) were then wrapped again wearing a small cardboard box. Because it does not use preservatives making it only has about 4-5 month shelf life. The price itself is a bit expensive ranging from Rp 25,000.00 – 70,000.00 USD per pack and are offered with Original flavor and spice flavors.

Those who visited the Balikpapan usually do not miss this for the shredded crab taken as souvenirs. Create a lazy buff peeling crab crab meat from the shells, shredded crab was delicious could also be an alternative option!.

Antam Boost Gold Prices Current Production Loss

Jakarta – The impact of the recent decline in gold prices makes PT Antam (Persero) Tbk boost production of precious metals in order not to erode the company’s revenue.

“The price of gold is currently down due to the economic turmoil in the U.S. and Europe, but to offset the decline in revenue we actually have to boost gold production, the formula P x V the right price x volume, price drops production should be increased,” said President Director of PT Antam Tattoos Miraza in gathering with the media in Cikini, Jakarta, Thursday (18/07/2013)

Tattoos disclosed, for gold production of the company’s first half of 2013 was 51% above last year’s production of the same period of 2012 (unaudited).

“Gold production in 2012 reached 3.6 tons, compared to last year’s production has already reached 51% in the first half of 2013,” said Tato.

It also occurs in other commodities such as silver produced by Antam is 97% compared to the same period in 2012 and 120% coal.

“The rising price of minerals is still dependent economy America and Europe, specifically the gold market also depends on whether gold is still glancing first or look for alternatives to gold,” he said.