Jakarta Maritime Agriculture and Food Security (KPKP) Agency optimizes Mitra Tani Market or Toko Tani Indonesia Center (TTIC) to cut food supply chain. Thus people can buy various things in more affordable prices.
" We make it (food supply chain) short thus the cost incurred will be smaller and prices will be cheaper"
Jakarta KPKP Agency Head, Darjamuni mentioned, high demand in food could give an impact on price fluctuation and food availability, especailly to 9 strategic food commodities namely, rice, beef, chicken, eggs, garlic, shallot, chili, sugar, and cooking oil.
"We make it (food supply chain) short thus the cost incurred will be s maller and prices will be cheaper," he said, Wednesday (6/24).
According to him, TTIC or Mitra Tani Market is now able to sell foods cheaper than market prices because they can get the commodities directly from the farmers and farmers group (Gapoktan).
"Jakarta KPKP Agency manage one TTIC or Mitra Tani Market on Jalan Ngurah Rai, Klender, Duren Sawit, East Jakarta. In order to facilitate their customers, they have provided online service through cooperation with Gojek," he added.
He explained, in the future, TTIC will also develop mobile sales that will reach direct sales to the household level thus people will be easier to get foods.
"TTIC is not a market competitor, but TTIC will be a reference for market price in determining price of certain food commodities," he conveyed.
For information, here are the comparison of strategic foods prices at TTIC with the current market price:
1. Rice Rp 8,800 / kg; market price Rp 9,800 / kg
2. Stewed meat Rp 80,000 / kg; market price Rp 119,000 / kg
3. Beef (rendang) IDR 88,000 / kg; market price Rp 123,000 / kg
4. Chicken Rp 30,000 / head; market price Rp 38,000 / kg
5. Chicken eggs Rp 24,000 / kg; market price Rp 26,000 / kg
6. Garlic Rp 14,000 / kg; market price Rp 30,000 / kg
7. Shallots Rp 29,000 / kg; market price Rp 50,000 / kg
8. Curly red chili Rp 15,000 / kg; market price Rp 24,000 / kg
9. Red cayenne pepper Rp 18,000 / kg; market price Rp 27,500 / kg
10. Sugar Rp 12,500 / kg; market price Rp 16,000 / kg
11. Cooking oil Rp 11,000 / kg; market price Rp. 12,500 / kg