Not only fashion trends always changing every year, but also the world of pastry. If last year Indonesia was hit by the plague cake colors and bubble tea, this year some pastry chef pastry predicted trend in the country will experience flashbacks.
Chern Chee Yap, Executive Chef and General Manager Bakerzin Jakarta, said that the pastry that was once known to be present again now with the new presentation. “So, pound cake and dry cake will expand again in the next year,” writes Chef Yap via e-mail that is sent to detikfood (27.12.12).
Pound cake is a type of cake is slightly dense texture due to the composition of the flour, butter, eggs, and sugar 1:1:1:1. This traditional cake usually use or oblong loaf pan or Bundt (hole in the middle). Pound cake is a cake that does not use a typical English blend, just the outside, sprinkled with powdered sugar.
In addition, Chef Yap also predicted eclairs (long eclairs with icing on it) with a colorful variety of flavors and savory macaron flavors will become a trend. And he had a discussion with assistant general manager of Bakerzin dessert that will consumers demand this year. According to him, the trend constructed dessert will be present in 2013.
For example, Chef Yap describes ‘dark cherry jam with fresh cream or chocolate cream mixed with brownies’. “Actually, the combination of these ingredients will taste like black forest. However, make the cake taste more full sensation in the tongue and have more value for consumers,” said Chef Yap. He also argues that the trend will be a little mousse cake passed. “Indonesian guests do not really like,” he said.
Chef Ann from Gourmet World also agree with Chef Yap. He considers that the trend this year will lead to back to basic and natural.
“More visible street food, fine dining is somewhat secondary. Molecular Not (gastronomy) again sought. All completely simple, natural, and healthy,” he said when met at the Gourmet World detikfood the show ‘Life Is Short, Eat Dessert First’, Wednesday (01/09/13).
This trend has been seen since the trend of red velvet cake and rainbow ago. Some
As usual, the annual event and Eid Fasting brings blessings to the home pastry manufacturers, such as Kampung Utami Donuts (DKU).
Starting from selling donuts round in the villages and schools, Rosidah Widya Utami DKU brand owner managed businesses manage cookies ‘kampung’ upscale flavor.
Rosidah always flooded with orders. Unmitigated, in this year’s Lebaran turnover pastries home to break out over USD 1 billion.
“If fasting and Eid sales rose dramatically. Turnover can be up more than Rp 1 billion, last year turnover is USD 500 million. Fasting and Eid bring blessings yes, working 2 months of the results could be eaten for 2 years,” said Rosidah to detikFinance, in Jakarta, Sunday (08/11/2013).
According Rosidah, pastry production is now sold out the public interest. Not only from Jakarta and surrounding areas, dry cake which is produced in Jombang, East Java, has been extended to Kalimantan and Sumatra.
“The biggest demand of Jakarta and its surroundings, then followed from Borneo and Sumatra,” he said.
So many orders, he had to help workers to meet consumer demand. Today, the home-based business is owned Rosida join assisted at least 40 employees.
It turned out pretty itutidak aid workers. Without meaning to reject, Rosidah forced to ‘take off’ orders up to 30% of the total demand amounting to Rp 300 million to Rp 400 million.
“A lot of orders to the extent not kepegang. Approximately 30% of orders are not handled so many, could be worth up to Rp 300 million to Rp 400 million was missing. Peak right at H-7 yes but 3 weeks before Eid we’ve stop receiving orders due to demand overload occurs there, “he explained.
According Rosidah, retaining customers is the key to providing the best service and quality.
Traditional lunkhead this one is not a regular lunkhead. Elongated shape wrapped in dried corn leaves are fragrant aroma. Not only is demand-sweet as the dish but also a lot of religious ceremonies was bought as souvenirs.
Not only that Betawi and got lunkhead Garut. Bali also has an icon lunkhead Buleleng famous enough even among guests. Buleleng lunkhead characterized tersediri than on the wrapper also lies in raw materials of manufacture.
Lunkhead Bali or also known as the lunkhead Buleleng has a distinctive taste that sweet sticky and fragrant. The raw material is black rice, coconut milk, and brown sugar. Lunkhead-making process is still quite traditional as done in home-based industries in Buleleng, North Bali is the home city of manufacture.
No wonder if the packaging is very traditional and unique. Each lunkhead wrapped with ‘klobot’ or dried corn leaves. Made slightly elongated shape with both sides tied up using a rope. The smell of dried corn leaves as a wrapper that gives fragrant sensation while enjoying the lunkhead who is solid black.
Another uniqueness, lunkhead Buleleng not packed in boxes or plastic. This lunkhead direnceng so each one lengthwise 10 pieces and hung with raffia. Each renceng sold at Rp 10.000,00. In Bali, Buleleng lunkhead often used as complementary offerings religious ceremonies. Over time this lunkhead much taken by the travelers who come as souvenirs typical of Bali.
This lunkhead can be retained for up to 3 weeks old. Well, if the streets to make sure you buy the resort island of Bali this lunkhead. Besides suitable as a gift because it is distinctive and delicious, reckoning you also have to help preserve traditional cuisine.
Cirebon – In the midst of the market dominance of branded cigarettes cigarette factory large, apparently non home-based products can still survive. Just look at the cigarette brand Sami Jaya and Panamas, the original production of cigarettes Cirebon is not losing fans who make the factory continues mengebul.
Cigarette Factory (PR) Fertile, is one of the many manufacturers of cigarette manufacturers households in Cirebon, West Java.
In the event the review is held with the Ministry of Finance, detikFinance got a chance peek direct production activities Cirebon original clove cigarettes.
“I started this business since 1971,” said the owner of PR Fertile, Hussen Nawi at its plant in Cirebon, West Java, Saturday (12/07/2008).
Manufacturing site is located in the village of Astanalanggar, District Losari, Cirebon, West Java. At first glance, the location of the factory is not like a cigarette factories that use advanced technology machines.
Machine owned simply because these types of production Fertile PR categorized Clove Cigarettes Hand (SKT). So entirely produced by hand, starting from pelintingan up packing.
Wide each plant was no more than 60 square meters. PR Lush has two production rooms, one for producing brand Sami Jaya, another for the brand Panamas.
“Our cigarette brands there are two, and Panamas Sami Jaya,” said Hussen.
Hussen said the two brands produced by 75 bales per month. Approximately one bale contains 200 packs of cigarettes. So the total production of about 15 thousand PR Fertile packs per month.
“The number of factory employees there are 100 people. They work alternately,” said Hussen.
Pelintingan production schedule up packing only performed for 10 days in 1 month. The rest is for pre-production and distribution process.
“Every 10 packs we can Rp 500. On average, one day we can Rp 10 thousand,” said one factory worker.
The two brands selling price of Rp 1,750 per pack, inclusive of excise. According to Hussein, the selling price at the distributor level in the market or about $ 2 thousand per pack. So a month turnover of approximately USD 26.25 million.
“Gain (profit) is not so big yes. Approximately Rp 100 thousand per day. Least sufficient to meet daily needs,” said Hussen.
Although profit is not
PT Semen Indonesia (Persero) Tbk posted a first half net profit of Rp 2.58 trillion or Rp 436 per share, an increase of 22.9% from the same period in 2012. The revenue stood at Rp 11.4 trillion, an increase of 31.9 percent over the same period last year which stood at Rp 8, 6 trillion.
The increase in revenues was supported by the total sales volume increased by 18.3 percent to 12.23 million tons in the first half of 2013. Domestic turnover amounted to 12.14 million tons (up 18.0 percent) and export sales of 0.09 million tonnes (up 170 percent). While the national cement sales volumes (industry) grew 7.5 percent to 27.83 million tons compared to the previous period, which stood at 25.89 million tonnes.
“The increase in sales is outpacing the growth of the Indonesian Cement industry plant operations supported by Tonasa Tuban IV and V and the solid synergies, especially in the field of marketing and distribution in Indonesia Cement Group, so we were able domestic market share increased to 43.6 percent from last year’s 40 , 9 percent, “said President Director of Semen Indonesia, Dwi Soetjipto in a written statement received by Tempo, July 29, 2013.
Of the domestic market, the composition of the Indonesian Cement revenues derived from customers in Java and outside Java almost equal. In the first half of 2013, the Java market accounted for revenue of Rp 5.72 trillion (52.43 percent of total domestic sales), while consumers outside of Java contribute to the revenue of Rp 5.19 trillion or 47.57 percent of the total domestic sales .
In addition to maintaining dominance in the domestic market, Indonesian Cement continues to boost sales to foreign markets, especially countries in Southeast Asia. From January to June this year, Indonesian Cement has achieved record revenues in foreign markets amounted to Rp 511.64 billion. This number jumped 170 percent compared to overseas sales in the first half of last year which was only Rp 30.34 billion.
Is ground transportation services brand Express, Express Transindo Main Tbk PT (TAXI) earned a net profit of Rp 60.5 billion. The amount of net income increased 54% when compared to net income in the same period in 2012 amounting to Rp 39 billion. This achievement exceeded the company’s target of Rp 59 billion.
The rise in net profit driven by the acquisition of the company’s total revenue per June 30, 2013 which reached Rp 331.3 billion, an increase of 40% when compared to the same period of the previous year of Rp 237 billion.
“The Company’s financial performance this semester boast, revenue growth and significant earnings thanks to the success and efficiency of the Company’s expansion strategy, in addition to our success was due to maintaining the quality of service,” said Chief Financial Officer Taxi Express David Santoso in a press release, in Jakarta, Friday (2 / 8/2013).
He said the biggest contribution is still dominated by regular taxi which reached 84%. The rest of the Business Value Added Business Transportation Limousine dominated by vehicles that are in Bali, Lombok, Bandung and Jakarta.
Express regular cab fleet itself which operates to this day more than 8,800 units, which is targeted to reach 10 035 units by year-end.
“This year we expect to be able to add to our regular fleet of 2,000 units,” added David.
For this year, he said, the company aims to add 5 new pool in the area Jadetabek.
According to him, from the target, the Company has been getting 3 new locations for the pool. The Company is currently looking for a location for a second pool. Indeed most current pool still in Jadetabek. In addition to the Jadetabek, Express Group also has a pool in the other areas, namely in Bali, Lombok, Medan, Surabaya and Semarang.
Meanwhile, with regard to the new tariff set Express Group, David explained that it does not affect the Company’s financial.
This is because the Express Group implemented a partnership scheme with the driver, so that the new tariff solely to adjust the driver’s income and maintain the welfare of each individual driver’s partner.
While the driver of the Company’s
Mobile operator Telkomsel recorded a net profit of Rp 15.7 trillion in 2012, growing 22% over the previous year with the growth of 17% to 125 million.
It is delivered in the General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) held recently at the Head Office and attended by the Board of Commissioners Telkomsel Telkomsel.
Noted, all aspects of double-digit growth and exceeded the average Indonesian telecommunications industry, with revenue growth of 12% to Rp 54.5 trillion, including EBITDA in 2012 were also increased to Rp 30.6 trillion, or 11%.
Telkomsel continued positive growth is believed to be a strong foundation to face competition in the telecommunications industry in 2013, is getting tougher by doing a variety of groundbreaking products and services.
“The high confidence to Telkomsel subscribers increasingly cemented as a market leader by the number of subscribers reached 125 million and a 55% market share of the three largest mobile operators in Indonesia,” said Original Brahmin, Corporate Secretary of Telkomsel, Tuesday (04/16/2013).
With 125 million subscribers, Telkomsel is arguably the operator by the number of customers in the world’s sixth largest.
Subsidiary of Telkom also conduct a variety of innovations beyond telco and mobile services and digital data-based businesses, such as by supporting less cash society such as T-Cash and creative industries such as mobile applications and Value Added Services (VAS) other.
Throughout the 2012 SingTel has deployed more than 11,675 3G base stations to fulfill the number of Vodacom 3G base stations to 15 thousand units. Vodacom currently has a total of approximately 54 297 base stations throughout Indonesia.
“Telkomsel has consistently implementing technology roadmap of 3G, HSDPA, HSPA +, as well as being the first operator in Indonesia which successfully tested the service Long Term Evolution (LTE),” First said.
Telkomsel will trust the quality of service has received recognition both nationally and internationally with a number of awards to more than 100 within a period of 18 years serving Indonesia.