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Zulhas: His Political Promise about Palm Cooking Oil Is Paid

Zulhas: His Political Promise about Palm Cooking Oil Is Paid

InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA – Palm cooking oil with the brand ‘Minyakita’ was officially launced by Minister of Trade, Zulkifli Hasan (Zulhas) at the office of Minsitry of Trade, Jakarta, Wednesday (6/7/2022). It is the same selling price at the highest retail price (HRP) which the government regulated, which is, Rp 14.000 per liter.

From what InfoSAWIT officially got, there is one interesting statement delivered by Minister Zulhas. He told that his political promise has been paid off. The promise to get cheaper palm cooking oil in the very short time is realized and paid off.

“When I was inaugurated, I got the mandate from President Joko Widodo to solve palm cooking oil issue in one month. It is about two weeks, palm cooking oil is sold at Rp 14 thousand per liter in Java and Bali. Today We officially inaugurate ‘Minyakita’ as the solution to the expensive palm cooking oil,” he said.

Zulhas continued, the launching of ‘Minyakita’ is one thing that the government does to distribute palm cooking oil as the allocation result from domestic market obligation (DMO) which it is in the simple package. Ministry of Industry tries to solve the distribution and it is no question that ‘Minyakita’ was distributed well namely in the remote areas. “By ‘Minyakta’, we are optimist the people can get and buy palm cooking oil as the result of DMO within its highest retail price,” he said.

For information, ‘Minyakita’ is the bran that Ministry of Industry has. It is registered in Ministry of Law and Human Rights with the certificate number of brand at IDM00203152. The simple-packaged palm cooking oil can be used by producers or palm cooking oil packaging companies within four year - validity period and could be extended. (T5)