Amy Heppy, Jakarta – Head of the National Food Agency (Bapanas) Arief Prasetyo Adi said the government adjusted the price of rice during the market operation or Stabilization of Food Su
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September 9, 2023
August 31, 2023
BeritaSatu, Cikarang – US food and beverage giant PepsiCo has announced a substantial investment of $200 million to build a new snack factory in Indonesia.
August 28, 2023
Yohana Belinda, Jakarta – The craft of winemaking has come a long way in Indonesia over the past decade, from humble beginnings in East Java's hip-hop community via burgeoning artisanal
August 24, 2023
August 23, 2023
Antara, Jakarta – The Fatwa Commission of the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) has emphasized that Nabidz wine is haram (forbidden) for Muslims because laboratory tests have found a high
August 15, 2023
Ruth Dea Juwita, Jakarta – The domestic food and beverage industry is considering raising the prices of a number of products this year to make up for the high price of refined sugar, an
August 1, 2023
Amelia Rahima Sari and Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – The Indonesian Traditional Market Traders Association (Ikappi) reported that the price of chicken eggs remains high and even reaches
July 31, 2023
Sydney – Indonesia has paused live cattle imports from four Australian facilities after lumpy skin disease was detected in a small number of cattle some time after arrival, the Australi
July 25, 2023
M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo instructed state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and local governments to hold more bazaars offering food commodities at cheaper p
July 21, 2023
Herman, Jakarta – A halal-certified restaurant Baso A Fung recently destroyed all bowls in its Bali branch after influencer Jovi Adhiguna dipped pork crackers in his meatball soup.
June 28, 2023
Antara, Jakarta – The National Food Agency (Bapanas), Jakarta regional-owned meat industry company Dharma Jaya, and the Jakarta provincial Food Security, Maritime Affairs, and Fisheries
June 1, 2023
Aditya Hadi, Jakarta – Having seen sales plummet by more than 30 percent and profits contract by more than 60 percent in 2020, major alcoholic beverage companies in Indonesia are in goo
May 31, 2023
Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Subsidiaries of some of the world's biggest palm oil companies have been found guilty by Indonesia's anticompetition watchdog of restricting sales of cooki
May 26, 2023
Amelia Rahima Sari, Jakarta – The National Food Agency (Bapanas) in a public discussion on Thursday revealed the country's heavy reliance on imported garlic, which the agency claimed re
Dewi Kurniawati, Jakarta – Indonesia's anti-monopoly agency (KPPU) ordered seven cooking oil companies on Friday to pay fines of up to over $2 million each for restricting sales amid sc
May 23, 2023
Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Deputy Trade Minister Jerry Sambuaga dismissed the issue of increasing egg prices.
May 6, 2023
Investor.id, Jakarta – The Indonesian Retailer Association, or Aprindo, mulls suing the government if the promised subsidies aimed at keeping cooking oil price low aren't paid.
April 28, 2023
Vincent Fabian Thomas, Jakarta – Crude palm oil (CPO) producers will be required to supply more of their output to the domestic market next month, if they want to maintain their export
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia has only achieved half of what it had initially targeted for the so-called domestic market obligation or DMO for cooking oil in April, according
April 27, 2023
Aditya Hadi, Jakarta – The Indonesian poultry industry is poised to see constrained growth this year as firms' bottom lines are eroded by a prolonged oversupply of live birds and higher
April 13, 2023
Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo rebutted issues of shortage in government-branded cooking oil Minyakita in traditional markets.
April 10, 2023
Raul Dancel, Singapore – Some ice cream after a meal of instant noodles is always welcome, but mashed up and served together?
April 5, 2023
M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo claimed that prices of nearly all basic needs have dropped ahead of the 2023 Eid al-Fitr.
March 25, 2023
Herman, Jakarta – Meat imports have failed to drive down soaring beef prices amid the Ramadan season, according to the Indonesian Traditional Markets Trader Association or Ikappi.
March 22, 2023
Jakarta – The Indonesian Ulema Council confirmed on Wednesday that it cannot grant the halal certificate for pork-flavored instant noodles even if they are entirely made from plants.
February 21, 2023
Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – The Indonesian Trade Ministry's acting director general of domestic trade, Kasan, said the oil palm domestic obligation market (DMO) realization had only r
Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – The Business Competition Supervisory Commission (KPPU) chairperson M Afif Hasbullah revealed a number of findings of hoarding of bulk cooking oil in simple
February 15, 2023
Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – The government has decided to increase the portion of domestic market obligation (DMO) of crude palm oil (CPO), the raw material of cooking oil, and slow
February 3, 2023
BTV, Tangerang – Affordable cooking oil brand Minyakita, initiated by the Trade Ministry last year to cope with nationwide shortage, has gone scarce in some public markets across the co
February 2, 2023
Lily McCure, Jakarta – Two cities starkly different in their appearance, Melbourne and Jakarta share a large commonality, coffee.
January 31, 2023
Ni Komang Erviani, Nusa Dua, Bali – Bali celebrated Arak Bali Day for the first time on Sunday with an event in Nusa Dua promoting the traditional liquor distilled from the sap or fruit
October 1, 2022
Riri Rahayu (Antara), Jakarta – The increase in soybean prices has affected tofu and tempeh producers.
September 26, 2022
Sweet drinks may well be off the menu for many Indonesian netizens after they rallied behind a customer who was threatened with a lawsuit for overstating the sugar content of a popular
August 24, 2022
Antara, Jakarta – Packaged sweetened drinks are flooding the market. The Health Ministry's Director of Non-Infectious Diseases Prevention and Control dr.
August 15, 2022
Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Center of Economics and Law Studies (Celios) director Bhima Yudhistira on Sunday believes the rising prices of food have reached the worrying level of vola
August 10, 2022
Bisnis.Com, Jakarta – Agriculture Minister Syahrul Yasin Limpo said the price of instant noodles in the country has the potential to increase up to three times in line with the high pri
June 6, 2022
Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Panjaitan admitted that it is not easy to control cooking oil prices in the domestic
June 3, 2022
Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Environmental watchdog Greenpeace along with a number of civil organizations demanded transparency in the land-cultivation permits (HGU) in order to evalua
May 27, 2022
Nivell Rayda, Jakarta – Indonesia's overwhelmingly large supply of chickens for domestic consumption meant that it would be difficult for its poultry industry to step up production to r
May 24, 2022
Jakarta – Indonesia, the world's biggest palm oil exporter, will next month remove a subsidy on bulk cooking oil and replace it with a price cap on the raw materials sold to local refin
May 20, 2022
?Indonesia will reimpose a domestic sales requirement on palm oil, the government said on Friday, a day after the world's biggest producer of the key edible oil reversed a ban on its ex
May 17, 2022
Bernadette Christina and Fransiska Nangoy – Indonesia, the world's biggest palm oil exporter, has since April 28 halted shipments of the edible oil in a bid to flood the domestic market
Jakarta – Hundreds of smallholder farmers on Tuesday staged a protest in the capital Jakarta and in other parts of the world's fourth most populous country, demanding the government end
May 11, 2022
Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – As millions of Indonesians travelled to their hometowns to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, one common struggle was being discussed in most family gatherings: the
April 28, 2022
Maria Monica Wihardja and Siwage Dharma Negara – Indonesia's food policy management has received a potential boost as it has set up a new National Food Agency (NFA), but vast challenges
April 9, 2022
Jakarta – The government has begun transferring cash to around 20.7 million families around Indonesia, weeks ahead of the Islamic holiday of Idul Fitri, to help them afford cooking oil,
April 1, 2022
M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The Indonesian Anti-Corruption Community (MAKI) reported nine companies exporting crude palm oil (CPO) and cooking oil, as well as one foreign company buying CP
March 31, 2022
Jakarta – Indonesia's anti-trust agency is investigating eight cooking oil producers on suspicion of cartel practices amid high retail prices, its chief Ukay Karyadi said on Thursday.
March 29, 2022
M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The Indonesian Anti-Corruption Community (MAKI) planned to file a pretrial lawsuit against Trade Minister Muhammad Lutfi and the Trade Ministry's Director-Gener
Siwage Dharma Negara, Manggi Habir – World's largest crude palm oil producer Indonesia faces the challenge of managing the rising cost of cooking oil, as external shocks and supply issu