Young Exporters Successfully Export 10 Tons of Cinnamon to Thailand
PT Ince Jaya Mandiri (PT IJM), which is still new and led by millennial entrepreneur, Ince Iksan Kaimuddin, has exported eight containers of cinnamon spices, cloves, nutmeg, cardamom to Thailand.
"The facilities from the Directorate General of Plantation really help us, who are just starting to export, to develop opportunities for access to the Indonesian spice market," said Ince, as in a press release from the Ministry of Agriculture, Monday (22/3).
Ince Iksan further added that 10 tons of this AAA grade cinnamon exports came from farmers in Kerinci Regency, Jambi and parts of Kalimantan.
PT IJM's market opportunity was obtained after participating in promotional activities at the Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Center (Bitec), Thailand, which was facilitated by the Directorate General of Plantation of the Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture, namely 14th Thailand Coffee, Tea & Drinks 2020 and 14th Thailand Bakery & Ice Cream 2020 on 27 February 2020-3 March 2020 last year.
On this occasion the Director of Processing and Marketing of Plantation Products, Dedi Junaedi, appreciated the implementation of this export activity even though the global situation was still in a period of economic recovery due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
"Of course there is still market access, we just need to push even stronger in looking for these opportunities. I also appreciate young people, millennials who are willing to work hard," he said while giving a speech at the release of 10 tonnes of cinnamon exports to Bangkok. at Pengangsaan 2 logistics warehouse, Rorotan, Tj Priok, last Friday (19/3).