Indonesia: Domestic fruits should not be inferior to foreign ones, says Maharani

Published Aug 25, 2022

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(ANTARA) - Speaker of the House of Representatives (DPR) Puan Maharani expected that based on the triad of quality, packaging, and branding, domestically produced fruits should not be inferior to those from overseas, thereby contributing to the national economic growth.

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The relationship between companies and plasma farmers in Lampung must be in synergy Bandarlampung "The local fruit products in Indonesia should not be inferior to products from abroad in all aspects, such as in terms of the quality, packaging, and branding," Maharani noted while reviewing PT Great Giant Pineaple Co. (GGPC) in Central Lampung District on Wednesday. Maharani stated that with domestic fruits being able to compete in the global market, the stability of Indonesia's domestically produced fruit exports could be maintained in a bid to support the national economy. "Lampung is the largest pineapple exporter in Indonesia and the world, where in (the product) comes in the form of canned pineapple packaging, pineapple juice, and pineapple concentrate. Hence, this must be continuously improved," she noted. She appealed to fruit producers in Lampung to work with plasma farmers as well as maintain production and exports. "The relationship between companies ...
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