Indonesian Coffee Gets More European Interest

By : Anisa Triyuli And Aldo Bella Putra | Monday, June 25 2018 - 01:00 IWST

Agrowisata Kampung Kopi di Kotawaringin Barat (Foto: Chodijah Febriyani/Industry.co.id)
Agrowisata Kampung Kopi di Kotawaringin Barat (Foto: Chodijah Febriyani/Industry.co.id)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Indonesian Ambassador to the Netherlands, I Gusti Agung Wesaka Puja encourages coffee exports to the Netherlands and Europe by opening the Indonesian pavilion at the World of Coffee exhibition from 21-23 June 2018 in Amsterdam.

The Indonesian Pavilion features a variety of Arabica and Robusta specialties from Gayo, Bajawa Flores, Bali Kintamani, Sulawesi Toraja and West Java Preanger, the Ambassador said based on the written information received in Jakarta on Saturday (6/23/2018)

Synergy 3 (three) Representatives of RI in Europe namely KBRI Den Haag, Embassy of Brussels and PTRI Geneva also coloring the success of this exhibition.

Indonesia's participation in the World of Coffee Exhibition is considered to be very appropriate as it is the largest annual Coffee Trade Show platform in Europe conducted on RoadShow in major European cities.

(5) Gayo Mandiri (4) Arisarina and (5) SCAI is intensively promoting Indonesian coffee products through Coffee Cupping program that presents superior specialty coffee and attract many visitors Exhibition.

The number of coffee buyers who visit the Indonesian Pavilion located at Hall 8 F14 and F16 at this exhibition cannot be separated from the effort of the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia who succeeded in cooperating with Coffee and Thee Associatie Netherlands.

In addition, Garuda Indonesia Amsterdam also adds buyer enthusiasm to conduct trade transactions with Indonesia, through the provision of Doorprize in the form of 1 (one) Return Ticket Amsterdam-Jakarta for buyers who trade deal with Indonesia.

"We will continue to provide full support and attention to Indonesian Coffee Entrepreneurs to continue promoting in the Netherlands, through the facilitation of the Indonesian Pavilion at this World of Coffee exhibition." Hopefully through this exhibition, Indonesia's superior coffee is increasingly in demand by the Dutch market even in the region Europe Others "said Ambassador Puja on the sidelines of the opening of the Indonesian Pavilion at RAI Amsterdam.

Through the participation of Indonesia at the World of Coffee 2018 Fair, Ambassador Puja also hopes that significant trade transactions will encourage the increasing demand of other Dutch and European markets on Indonesian coffee products.

"This in turn will increase the value of Indonesian exports to the Netherlands both in volume and value," added Ambassador Puja.

The Netherlands is one of Indonesia's potential coffee markets in Europe. The value of Indonesian coffee exports in 2017 was recorded at USD9.2 million with an upward trend over the past five years of 23.4 percent.

Utilizing this exhibition also socialized the Trade Expo Indonesia Exposition which will take place on 24-28 October 2018 in ICE-BSD, especially for potential buyer and investor of Indonesian coffee commodity. (Ant)

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