‘Minyakita’ Was Officially Launched: Zulhas: Guarantee not To Eliminate MGCR

‘Minyakita’ Was Officially Launched: Zulhas: Guarantee not To Eliminate MGCR

InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA – Minister of Trade, Zulkifli Hasan (Zulhas) officially launched simple packaged palm cooking oil with the brand "Minyakita". It was launched in the office of Ministry of Trade, Jakarta, Wednesday (6/7/2022) noon.

As in the official statement to InfoSAWIT, Minyakita is sold at Rp 14.000 per liter and in the launching, Ministry of Trade provided about five thousand liters that the people around the office could buy. Zulhas also served some people who wanted to buy it. ‘Minyakita’ is sold in traditional and modern markets.

“We saw that the people are enthusiastic. The sellers, micro, small, and medium businesses, including the mothers came by to purchase ‘Minyakita’. It is the innovation and we hope palm cooking oil can be distributed fast and equally,” he said. He also believed the people who purchased it, get the qualified and cheap palm cooking oil. It is packaged and distributed in many markets.

“Including in eastern Indonesia. The distribution is easier,” Zulhas said and continued that the simple package palm cooking oil is easy to get and buy.

He also confirmed, the simple packaged – palm cooking oil will not eliminate minyak goreng curah rakyat (MGCR) in many traditional markets.

“MGCR is available still. There is no chance. The simple packaged- palm cooking oil or ‘Minyakita’ was launched to help the distribution issue and the people could choose what to buy,” he said. But there will be limits to buy ‘Minyakita’ to avoid the big number selling which the industries could purchase but not the same with their allocation. Zulhas emphasized, ‘Minyakita’ can be purchased maximally 10 liters per day for every people’s ID. “The people can show their PeduliLindungi application or ID when purchasing it,” he said. (T5)