The Draft of Red Palm Cooking Oil Design Was Handed over to Ministry of Cooperation and SMB

The Draft of Red Palm Cooking Oil Design Was Handed over to Ministry of Cooperation and SMB

InfoSAWIT SUMATERA, JAKARTA – Detail engineering design (DED) of red palm cooking oil was complete and on Monday (12/9/2022) Head of Pusat Penelitian Kelapa Sawit (PPKS) Medan, M. Edwin S Lubis officially handed over it to Minister of Cooperation and Small and Medium Business (SMB), Teten Masduki

From the official statement that InfoSAWIT SUMATERA got, Lubis handed it over to Teten Masduki at the office of Ministry of Cooperation and SMB in Jakarta.

Secretary of Ministry of Cooperation and SMB, Arif R. Hakim; Deputy in Cooperation Ministry of Cooperation and SMB, Ahmad Zabadi; Special Staff of Ministry of Cooperation and SMB, Riza Damanik; and Director of Production and Development PT Perkebunan Nusantara, Mahmudi also attended the event.

In the same shot, Lubis did appreciate the ministry for supporting to realize DED. “Certainly, for DED has been finished, the development of red palm oil mill could be immediately realized right on time,” Lubis said.

He continued, human resource trainings are running, including to the smallholders’ cooperation. “The next we also ask for every party to realize the construction based on the time scheduled,” he said.

In the meantime, Minister Teten Masduki is happy to get the DED. He believed, this would be the plan is in process and could be the reference to develop mill by the cooperation.

Minister Teten said, just like President Joko Widodo order, there would be ten phases to do before the launching about red palm oil in 2023. Now the progress reaches 40 percent. The Indonesian National Standard is in consensus process by National Standard Agency.

The product absorption would be regulated by the memorandum of understanding (MoU) of Himpunan Peritel dan Penyewa Pusat Perbelanjaan Indonesia (HIPPINDO) as the offtaker to purchase red palm cooking oil. “Until the piloting project and partnership with PTPN. DED has been handed over by the team of PPKS,” Teten said, as in the official statement to InfoSAWIT.

In the next three months, he is committed to accelerate the red palm cooking oil mill construction to be right on time about the launching in January 2023. (T5)

This article was published at Infosawit Sumatera with the title © PPKS Serahkan DED Minyak Makan Merah ke MenkopUKM - Info sawit sumatera