Jakarta Governor, Anies Baswedan inaugurates operational of PT. Food Station Tjipinang Jaya (FSTJ)'s new rice processing machine.
"We hope it can be improved in the future"
According to him, the rice machine procurement is one of PT. FSTJ's efforts to improve their performance to give more benefits for Jakarta Provincial Government and residents.
"Alhamdulillah, today we are witnessing new innovations. We hope it can be improved in the future," he expressed at PIBC, Pisangan Timur Urban Village, Pulogadung, East Jakarta, Thursday (12/20).
He asked PT. FSTJ to take an important role in maintaining stability and realizing affordable staple commodity prices in Jakarta. One of them is to ensure food supply availability, including when demand increases.
"Jakarta is still very depending on producing regions. Though, we should be grateful since there is a return from trading transaction because it opens work opportunities in other regions," he explained.
He wants PT. FSTJ to contribute in using eco-friendly materials in packing their products.
"I'm sure PT. FSTJ is able to be a role model for other business actors, not only in Jakarta, but Indonesia," he added.
PT. FSTJ President Director, Arief Prasetyo Adi said, PT. FSTJ has three rice processing machines. Two of them are located in PIBC and the other one in Pamanukan, Subang, West Java which is the rice producing region.
"Rice processing machine can process up to 1.500 tons in a month," he informed.
According to him, PT. FSTJ continues to innovate and transform. From renting trading place, and now it can sell various staple commodities with its own brand.
"We have FS brand for various commodities that we sold, like rice, cooking oil, and our newest products are milk and flour," he conveyed.
This inauguration is conducted at the same time with FS milk and FS flour products launching and also attended by BI Jakarta Representative Office Head, Trisno Nugroho; Pasar Jaya Perumda President Director, Arief Nasrudin; and East Jakarta Mayor, Muhammad Anwar.