InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA – Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food continued to distribute bulk palm cooking oil within the highest retail price (FRP) at Rp 14.000 per liter or Rp 15.500 per kg according to the Regulation of Minister of Trade Number 11 / old FFB is 2022.
Bulk palm cooking oil distribution is what the government suggested after the latest regulation about packaged palm cooking oil should be sold according the market price. Bulk palm cooking oil is only for the people, micro, and small businesses.
500 tons of bulk palm cooking oil were distributed to distributors and shops in East Java (through four distributors in Surabaya) and West Java (Pasar Cipete Utara and Tambun Bekasi). The distribution was the support of the company to what the government’s effort to guarantee bulk palm cooking oil supplies for the people, namely heading to Ramadan. The plan is that the distribution would expand to other regions, such as, North Sumatera, Riau, Lampung, Central Java, South Sulawesi, and South Kalimantan.
Corporate Affairs Director, Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food, Harry Hanawi mentioned, the company keeps doing its best to maintain the maximal production from the capacity to provide bulk palm cooking oil in the markets. It is predicted, palm cooking oil demands would remain high heading and in Ramadan days.
“Being in cooperation with other related stakeholders, such as, Ministry of Industry, Ministry of Trade, Palm Oil Plantation Fund Management Agency, and distributors, we are committed to provide bulk palm cooking oil at Rp 14.000 per liter and make sure that the consumers have rights to get qualified palm cooking oil for their daily consumption, namely heading to Ramadan,” Harry recently said, as in the official statement to InfoSAWIT (T2)