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Apical Group, Coordinator Ministry in Economy, and GIMNI Did Cooking Palm Oil Bazar



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Apical Group, Coordinator Ministry in Economy, and GIMNI Did Cooking Palm Oil Bazar

InfoSAWIT, CILINCING – To relieve people’s burden for many expensive daily needs, including cooking palm oil, Apical Group, as one sustainable palm oil producer and processor conducted cooking palm oil bazar at Rumah Susun Cilincing, North Jakarta (30/11/2021).

It was officially launched by Deputy II Food Coordination and Agribusiness, Coordinator Ministry in Economy, Musdalifah  Machmud, with Executive Director of Gabungan Industri Minyak Nabati Indonesia (GIMNI), Sahat Sinaga, and Director of Social, Security, and License Apical Group, Gunawan Sumargo.

Musdalifah Machmud said, the government really supports Apical Group to conduct cooking palm oil bazar particularly heading to Christmas and New Year 2022 that cooking oil is significantly expensive.

“The increasing crude palm oil (CPO) price in the globe should have something to do with cooking oil price which gets much more expensive. Knowing this, the government, especially Coordinator Ministry in Economy will not stay still. By taking Apical Group and GIMNI, we hope to provide economical cooking oil price in the bazar and the people could buy it,” she said, as in the official statement to InfoSAWIT.

Chairman of GIMNI, Bernard A. Riedo said that synergy among the government, association, and private sectors is needed to stabilize cooking oil price which gets much more expensive. “We hope, the synergy could be sustainable to assure that cooking oil supply remains stable for the people in need,” he said.

At the bazar, Apical distributed cooking oil – Camar and Harumas in 1 liter - package for about Rp 14.000. It is planned, the bazar will be until 3 December 2021. It is also part of #ApicalPeduli.

Director of Social, Security, and License Apical Group, Gunawan Sumargo said, cooking oil bazar is about to help the people in needs, namely those who live in flat to buy cooking oil which is still expensive.

“We intentionally do here, around the flat by hoping, people could buy economical cooking oil and right on target. Hopefully this will relieve them,” Gunawan said.

Cooking oil bazar still obeys health protocol tightly and staffs of Apical in duty actively reminded the people to use masker, keep distance, and clean their hands to avoid Covid-19.

“We appreciate the support from Coordinator Ministry in Economy, GIMNI and Apical Groups about this bazar and provide 10 thousand liters of cooking oil to be sold at Rumah Susun Cilincing. Hopefully, this will continue until cooking oil price is normal again,” Abudin, Chairman of RW 010 Cilincing, North Jakarta, said. (T2)