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  • IPO News Indonesia: Food Producer GarudaFood to List in 2018?

    IPO News Indonesia: Food Producer GarudaFood to List in 2018?

    Before the end of 2018 we might be witnessing the trading debut of a "giant company" in Indonesia. Reportedly, food and beverage producer GarudaFood is preparing its initial public offering (IPO) on the Indonesia Stock Exchange. Next week the company, which is part of the Tudung Group (established by Darmo Putro), is expected to conduct a mini expose at the Indonesia Stock Exchange.

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  • Impact of the Weak Rupiah on Indonesia's Food & Drink Industry

    Impact of the Weak Rupiah on Indonesia's Food & Drink Industry

    In theory the weak rupiah makes Indonesian export products more competitive on the global market. However, when the content of those export products contain a high degree of imported raw materials, then the positive effect of a weak rupiah is disabled. And the situation is similarly complicated for those companies that import a high degree of raw materials to make products that are sold on the domestic market. They could of course simply raise retail prices. However, the consequence is that demand for the products could drop.

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  • Food & Beverage Industry of Indonesia Expects Good Sales During Islamic Festivities

    Food & Beverage Industry of Indonesia Expects Good Sales During Islamic Festivities

    Stakeholders in Indonesia's food and beverage industry expect to see a 15 percent increase in sales during the Ramadan month and Idul Fitri celebrations (compared to normal conditions). Although the Ramadan is Muslims' fasting month, it is also a period when household consumption tends to rise sharply in Indonesia, specifically spending on food and drinks as well as clothes, bags and shoes grows significantly.

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  • Investment in Indonesia: Attractive Food & Drinks Industry

    Investment in Indonesia: Attractive Food & Drinks Industry

    The food and beverage industry of Indonesia remains one of the most promising investment destinations for domestic and foreign investors. In the January-September 2017 period, a total of IDR 47.56 trillion (approx. USD $3.5 billion) was invested in this industry.

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  • Manufacturing Activity Indonesia to Tap the Ramadan Momentum?

    Manufacturing Activity Indonesia to Tap the Ramadan Momentum?

    Indonesia's Industry Ministry is optimistic that the nation's manufacturing activity will improve in the second quarter of 2017, primarily supported by rising production in Indonesia's automotive and food & beverage sectors amid the Ramadan month and subsequent Idul Fitri celebrations. This period always triggers a peak in consumption due to the many food parties (especially in the evening). Moreover, car and motorcycle sales tend to rise ahead of the Idul Fitri period when millions of Indonesians travel back to their places of origin to spend a few days with their families.

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  • Indonesian Retail Companies in Focus: Mitra Adiperkasa

    Indonesian Retail Companies in Focus: Mitra Adiperkasa

    The plan of Indonesian retail company Mitra Adiperkasa to sell 20 percent of its stake in subsidiary MAP Boga Adiperkasa is expected to have a good impact on the financial performance and share performance of the company. MAP Boga Adiperkasa is a leading food and beverage retailer that operates five exclusive brands in Indonesia (including Starbucks, Pizza Express, Krispy Kreme, Cold Stone Creamery, and GODIVA).

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  • Portfolio Watch Indonesia: Stocks Mayora Indah Up after Stock Split

    Portfolio Watch Indonesia: Stocks Mayora Indah Up after Stock Split

    After Indonesian food manufacturer Mayora Indah conducted its 25-for-1 stock split on 4 August 2016 its share price was adjusted to IDR 1,640 a piece. Since that day the company's shares have surged more than 27 percent. Mayora Indah decided to conduct a stock split as its share price had touched IDR 39,000 a piece, are therefore was perceived very expensive by retail investors.

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  • Why Indonesia's Food & Beverage Industry Should Grow Strong in 2017

    Why Indonesia's Food & Beverage Industry Should Grow Strong in 2017

    Several players in Indonesia's food and beverage industry are optimistic that their business will do better in 2017 compared to the preceding year. Meanwhile, while the Industry Ministry of Indonesia set its target for growth of the national food and beverage industry in 2017 at the range of 7.5 - 7.8 percent year-on-year (y/y), an industry group is confident that the industry will expand up to 8.5 percent (y/y) this year, similar to last year's performance. Why should Indonesia's food and beverage industry expand stronger than the government's target in 2017?

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  • Food & Beverage Industry Indonesia Urges Revision Halal Guarantee

    Food & Beverage Industry Indonesia Urges Revision Halal Guarantee

    Players in Indonesia's food and beverage industry request the government to revise Law No. 33/2014 on the Halal Product Guarantee because this law is highly difficult to be implemented and makes the nation's business environment less attractive. The law, drafted in 2014, requires all food, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic products that are consumed in Indonesia to have halal certification (which indicates the product was prepared according to Islamic law) by October 2019.

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  • Great Potential in Indonesia's Modern Retail, Food & Beverage Sectors

    Great Potential in Indonesia's Modern Retail, Food & Beverage Sectors

    Both Indonesia's processed food and beverage industry and modern retail sectors are considered to have great potential for the next three years due to Indonesia's huge domestic market, expanding middle class as well as sharply rising Internet and smartphone penetration (giving rise to a rapidly developing e-commerce industry). Meanwhile, accelerated economic growth and low inflation are the right recipe to boost people's purchasing power, hence boosting sales.

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  • Outlook on the Food Service Industry in Indonesia

    Outlook on the Food Service Industry in Indonesia

    Indonesia, with a population of approximately 267 million, is the largest market for the Food Service Industry in the ASEAN region. With rising incomes amongst the growing middle class and changes in lifestyles, the Food Service Industry in Indonesia is expected to show a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) between 2018 and 2023 of 7.06 percent.

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  • Lemonilo Launches "Healthy Café & Ropang Movement" in Jakarta

    Lemonilo Launches "Healthy Café & Ropang Movement" in Jakarta

    Culinary is certainly a promising business in Indonesia, particularly in Jakarta. Jakarta Dining Index Research done by Qraved reveals that every year, Jakartans dine out as many as 380 million times and spend up to IDR 21.4 trillion (approx. USD $1.5 billion). This fact is supported by huge growth of mid-scale restaurants (amounting up to 250 percent) in the last five years. It is therefore not surprising that Jakarta has an abundant option of restaurants.

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  • Food & Beverage: Soft Drink Market of Indonesia Contracted in 2017

    Food & Beverage: Soft Drink Market of Indonesia Contracted in 2017

    Triyono Prijosoesilo, Chairman of the Association of Indonesian Soft Drink Producers (Asrim), said the nation's soft drink sales market contracted in 2017 with the sales volume sliding by 1 percent year-on-year (y/y). It was the first time in his period as chairman that Indonesia's soft drink sales declined.

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  • Food & Beverage Industry Indonesia: Gov't Policies Undermine Profitability

    Food & Beverage Industry Indonesia: Gov't Policies Undermine Profitability

    Turnover in Indonesia's food and beverage industry is expected to grow 8.5 percent year-on-year (y/y) to IDR 1,400 trillion (approx. USD $105.2 billion) in 2017, while direct investment in this industry is expected to remain flat at around IDR 63 trillion (approx. USD $4.7 billion) with especially investors from Japan and South Korea eager to invest. Considering Indonesia's huge population (numbering more than 255 million) and their recovering purchasing power (after the five-year economic slowdown ended in 2016, while commodity prices have improved) the food and beverage industry is an attractive one for investors.

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  • Foreign Investment in Indonesia's Processed Food & Beverage Industry

    Foreign Investment in Indonesia's Processed Food & Beverage Industry

    Foreign investment in Indonesia's processed food and beverage industry is expected to have surpassed the level of USD $1 billion in the first half of 2016. Adhi Lukman, General Chairman of the Indonesian Food and Beverage Association (GAPMMI), informed that this result is much better compared to last year when foreign investment in the full-year only reached USD $1.5 billion. He added that foreign investment in the processed food and beverage industry (including food ingredients) is dominated by Asian countries, specifically Japan, South Korea and India.

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  • Indonesian Food Manufacturing Companies in Focus: Mayora Indah

    Indonesian Food Manufacturing Companies in Focus: Mayora Indah

    To increase liquidity and boost the value (the psychological effect), Indonesia-based Mayora Indah will conduct a 25-for-1 stock split. In combination with expected long-term net profit growth due to its fundamental strengths, the future looks bright for the food manufacturer. The company's shares touched IDR 39,000 a piece this week and are therefore perceived as expensive. After the stock split more retail investors are expected to collect Mayora Indah's shares despite the true value remaining unchanged.

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  • Food & Beverage Industry Indonesia: Rising Consumption on Ramadan & Idul Fitri

    Food & Beverage Industry Indonesia: Rising Consumption on Ramadan & Idul Fitri

    Turnover in Indonesia's processed food and beverage industry is expected to rise 10 percent (m/m) to IDR 440 trillion (approx. USD $32.4 billion) in the second quarter of 2016 from IDR 400 trillion in the preceding quarter. This growth is expected to come on the back of Islamic celebrations (Ramadan and Idul Fitri) that always trigger rising consumption. Although the Ramadan is the holy fasting month for Muslims - implying a focus on self-control - dinner and early breakfast 'parties' boost turnover in the nation's food and beverage industry.

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  • Indofood CBP Sukses Makmur Growing on Indonesia's Consumer Force

    Indofood CBP Sukses Makmur Growing on Indonesia's Consumer Force

    Indofood CBP Sukses Makmur, a leading producer of packaged food products in Indonesia, is estimated to see higher profit and revenue in 2016 supported by the launch of new products (which also strengthens the company's brand) and people's improving purchasing power. Indofood CBP Sukses Makmur, subsidiary of Indofood Sukses Makmur, has five main business segments: noodles, dairy, snack foods, food seasoning, and nutrition & special foods. The company listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange in October 2010 with ticker symbol ICBP.

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  • Urban Lifestyle Indonesia: Consumption Wheat & Bread Products Rises

    Urban Lifestyle Indonesia: Consumption Wheat & Bread Products Rises

    Although most Indonesians still prefer to eat rice and noodles as part of their daily diet, an increasing number of Indonesians (particularly those who live in the urban environments and have adjusted to an ‘urban lifestyle’) have started to consume cereals and bread. In fact, Indonesia has become the world’s second-largest wheat importer and ranks among East Asia’s largest cereal importers. The country is dependent on these imports as domestic production of grains is close to zero (the climate doesn’t suit cultivation).

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  • Coca Cola Company Expands Business in Indonesia

    Coca Cola Company Expands Business in Indonesia

    The Coca Cola Company (TCCC) and its Australia-based subsidiary Coca Cola Amatil (CCA) launched two new production lines at the Coca Cola Amatil Indonesia plant located in Bekasi (West Java) at the start of the week, part of a USD $500 million investment package that will materialize over the next 4 years. TCCC, the US-based multinational beverage manufacturer, is eager to expand its business activities in Indonesia as it considers Indonesia a dynamic and promising market as well as one of the growth engines to achieve its long-term targets.

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