Ramadan, Sugar Sugar Origin Rohul Demand Rises

Palm sugar origin Rokan Hulu (Rohul) most in demand because people can survive for four months without melting. A good quality of palm sugar make this request during Ramadan and Lebaran increasing.

Palm sugar or palm sugar Rohul origin is the most delicious sugar than the same from others. Making a very natural recipe to make palm sugar origin Rohul most sought although the price is relatively more expensive compared to other palm sugar. But people like this Rohul palm sugar origin because its authenticity.

Mahmuddin (45) was one of middlemen Kaiti village, in the village of West Central Rambah, District Rambah, Rohul, which is 200 km to the northwest of Pekanbaru. In the village, entered the holy month of Ramadan until Lebaran, enaunya increased sugar demand than usual. If in regular day 150 kg, then when Ramadan to about 300 kg per day.

“There are about 30 heads of families who are struggling with making this palm gulau. Usually in a day, each of them can produce 5 kilograms. But this Ramadan they can make up to twice a day,” said Mahmuddin.

Production, further Mahmuddin palm sugar is still lacking because of this village is not only to meet the needs of Rokan Hulu. This sugar is also sold up to Pekanbaru.

The increasing demand to make the selling prices slightly up than usual. If usually sold at Rp 14 thousand per kg, now to Rp 16 thousand per kg. Based on the experience of previous years, during Ramadan every citizen could pocket the money from Rp 3.5 million to Rp 4.5 million.

“Month of Ramadan brings blessing for the villagers because they can achieve more sustenance than a cottage industry Kaiti palm sugar,” said Mahmuddin.
Concoction

Requirements to get a good sap juice, one of them is by heating or fumigating container bamboo as reservoirs. The goal for the juice and sour sap not be damaged.

Meanwhile, bamboo is carried up to the top of the container used as a substitute for cider juice container already filled. While the bamboo container mounted on the base of a palm tree at Mayang previous period, was brought down.

Before installing a bamboo container, the base has been cut sap Virgin beaten several times. This extra treatment has become a tradition since the species is fairly sensitive plants.

Not infrequently, people recite certain mantras or prayers as will tapping sap in hopes of getting better results the next day. “In our belief, this juice extract to be in a state of heart and mind clean and quiet. Goal for the juice sweet, flavorful sap which is not typical of acid and smells bad,” said Abdul End (54), one of the palm sugar makers.

Instead, when tapping sap juice in a state of anger hearts and minds are messed up, you can bet the results are not good. Once the raw material obtained, the next process is to enter Semambu root, a herb hereditary typical villagers Kaiti.

Ie three doses of this herb root segments Semambu to about 15 liters of sap extracts were accommodated within approximately one meter long bamboo earlier. This herb left in the palm juice for about seven to eight hours. The goal for the sweetness of palm growing steadily and has not changed so sour. This herb is also useful to condense palm sugar after cooking, making it easy to print and not easily melt.

“People who travel West Java was never suggested that we should change the root decoction Semambu with mangosteen skin. Having tried, the results are not as good as the ingredients our ancestors were using Semambu roots,” said Abdul.

After mixing the ingredients Semambu root, yellowish palm juice cooked over a wood-fired kiln for approximately five hours. Furthermore, palm juice that thickens inserted into the mold according to the tastes of the maker or buyer’s sugar people. Any sugar that has been successfully printed and then wrapped in banana leaves.

Typically in this packaging process, which is used instead of banana leaves green. But that is old and dry, brownish color. The goal is to maintain the quality of sweet mixed with sugar to keep it tasteful. The use of banana leaves as well as drying agents believed to prevent palm sugar melted and not easily damaged by moisture.

Of approximately 40 liters of cider harvest sap, Abdul could produce about 4-5 pounds palm sugar in a day. With the selling price of Rp 14 thousand per kg, Abdul had an income to send their three children to the college level.

Fasting month, Marcell Enterprises Chandrawinata More Profit

In honor of the Muslims who are fasting, Marcell Chandrawinata businesses in the culinary field inevitably have to be closed during the day and just started operation in the evening. But the sister of Nadine Chandrawinata remain grateful for his restaurant that night visited by visitors.
“At noon the heck is empty. Yeah grateful evening there were still eating,” said the movie’s GUYS MAKE DIZZY Friday (19/7) in SCBD, South Jakarta.
Yet 26-year-old man was admitted initially had feared that obtained decreased turnover. But from the experience of last year, it actually increased its revenue during the month of Ramadan.
“Initially not know how to handle the fast fitting, fear decreases, apparently not. Optimistic further increased this year,” hope actor who was born in Hannover, Germany was.
In fact, when the arrival time of dawn, Marcell frequent social activities with local people sharing food.
“Resto cave in Senopati, love to eat box around the neighborhood,” he said.

Industry: Chewy Sweet soft si Moci

This one pie came from the bamboo curtain country. Tiny spheres are soft and chewy sticky proved many fans. The price is not too expensive and flavor variations, and it very much. Want the Cianjur, Sukabumi or Semarang? Hmm … everything is good!

Moci cake is one type of cake that comes from the famous Chinese kitchens in various Asian countries. This cake is made from glutinous rice flour dough filled with a mixture of peanuts, sesame and sugar. Flour wrapped on the outside make this cake ‘powdery’ white and unique looks.

In a variation, the cake was featured in numerous variations. No exterior is wrapped with chopped nuts or sesame seeds. The contents are varied, with some filled chocolates, coconut, cheese, and fruit jam. Whereas mocinya size, in the area of ​​West Java are usually teeny-tiny, whereas in Central Java and in stores, moci sold in larger form.

The Cianjur and Sukabumi, moci sold in bamboo baskets. One kerangjang moci contains 5 grains. In this area normally moci still wear traditional flavors such as vanilla or pandan. The contents are also still in the form of sesame and peanuts. Almost all moci a cottage industry products.

Moci variants in Semarang is bigger and also varied as taro dough, chocolate. Variety it is also more modern. Moci is usually packaged in a beautiful box that fits taken as souvenirs. Of course the price is more expensive.

When I’m walking around the area to Cianjur, Sukabumi, Bandung Semarang or, moci cake could be a souvenir. This cake is enjoyed as a delicious afternoon tea or coffee. Feel the sensation of soft and chewy sweetness on the tongue!

Home Based Industry Jeans, timeless Crisis

Jakarta – Juki (29) issued dozens of cardboard jeans. With deft, one by one pants tires put on the sleeve completed in the wind. Jeans also expands and hand Juki greeted with giving red dye.

“It’s to let the jeans accessories colorful. Wage of Rp 500/celana I can,” said one of the Juki in jeans dye workshop in South Sukabumi, West Jakarta, Thursday (11/12/2008).

After manually colored with a brush, the pants washed through several stages. Afterward, the jeans are dried and ready to be sold over packed into cardboard.

“Not bad. Nope never drag orders. Always alone,” added Juki when alluded to the impact of economic crisis on demand process.

However, the order was decreased significantly after the crisis. Whereas in the past can bring home Rp 200.000/hari/orang, now only half. That is because the wage per piece pants 700/celana derived from Rp to Rp 500/celana.

“The important thing is not to be laid off. Fixed work,” said Juki.

In South Sukabumi district, there are at least 48 similar businesses. Kind of like a home-based business industry is often immune to the global economic crisis hit. Therefore, capital is not used sebombastis yag big industry.

“We were there just ngandelin money. So do not rely at other parties,” said Chairman of the Association of South Sukabumi Laundry, Rozali.

Kiris time ten years ago, many large-scale garment industries out of business. But not so with the cottage industry in the region. The key, in addition to its own capital, the market share of roadside pants up in malls and other modern market.

“Must be creative. If you do not so we had dispersed from the first-first,” said Rozali.

Industry: Savory Kriuk Clevis Banana Chips

For the people of Yogyakarta, banana weevil is no longer thrown away. Because the banana weevil proved to have economic value that can be processed into tasty and fiber-rich snack. Do not believe it?

Banana chips would have been ordinary, but what about the banana weevil chips? During the banana trees have been used ranging from bananas, banana heart, until the banana leaf. But the banana weevil themselves just ends up as waste dumped alias.

Actually chips made ​​from banana weevil has long developed by cottage industries especially in Bantul, Yogyakarta. Even the chips have been sold in packs because it is quite preferred by consumers.

Hump ​​that is typically used is the part that is under the ground up to root. Sections were cleared to obtain parts in white hump. Then do the cutting and soaking to remove the sap, then sliced ​​thinly and seasoned.

But not all kinds of delicious banana weevil to make chips. Several types of banana weevil used is derived from kepok bananas, plantains, and bananas khlutuk. These chips merits texture feels crisp and not bitter. Moreover, the banana weevil believed to contain fiber that can facilitate digestion.

Chips banana weevil is offered in the form of chips is ready for consumption or in dried form only and not fried. The chips that are fried to be more like little crackers shaped with a width slightly brownish color. While that sold dried (raw) and have dark brown fried first.

Witty doll from Waste Flood Orders

JOMBANG – In the hands of a married couple Minin (45), and Enny, 35, of Hamlet Jetak, Sidokerto Village, District Mojowarno, Jombang, waste cloth pieces (former) convection can be turned into a variety of accessories, dolls and handbags mainly passable beautiful.

Of fabric waste Convection purchased fairly cheap, costing around Rp 20,000 to 50.000/karung (depending on the type and quality of materials), transformed into cute dolls various shapes and sizes, with prices starting at Rp 500 to Rp 50.000/buah.

Enny production doll and her husband are quite varied. Start stuffed animals are cute, until Upin and stuffed Angry Bird.
The size is also diverse, ranging in size from 10 centimeters long to a key chain and applications in the bag, up to size 50 centimeter dolls similar to Upin.

Enny made dolls price is quite cheap, because primarily it is for the middle to lower.
Enny alone sell directly to markets and supplies a doll shops.

“My husband is selling, using motorcycles,” said Enny, Wednesday (07/31/2013).
Within a day, obviously Enny, an average of USD 500,000 can be taken home after her husband around in the market and shops selling dolls.

Markets and shops were targeted sales not only in Jombang, but also outside it. Among them Mojokerto, Kediri, Nganjuk, Lamongan, Tuban, Nganjuk, Surabaya and Gresik.

Enny admitted, opportunities for growth for homemade doll is actually quite open. Because every market visited by many women with children. The more so if the season ahead of the incoming school year as it is today.

“Girls usually like the bags decorated cloth doll small,” said Enny.
Unfortunately, Enny admitted he can not freely develop their business. This is because the capital is owned couples with three children is relatively minimal.

“Indeed, every day we can produce about Rp 500,000. But the fund is depleted for wholesale material, everyday living expenses, and pay seven employees.

Enny then told, has recently received an order for 2,000 bags of fruit, with a price of Rp 5,000 per fruit. But it had to refuse orders because he did not have the capital for raw materials wholesale.

“Opportunities like it has several times come, but we have always refused because our capital is tight,” he added. Nevertheless, he claimed his life was grateful now better than ever.

“At least, we have started to build houses despite pioneering small-scale and semi-finished novel,” Enny said. Through his efforts, her husband was also able to buy a motorcycle despite the credit system.

The business of making dolls and bags made from waste or used fabric itself convection Minin and Enny started about 10 years ago, or in 2003. At that time, Minin who previously had business convection in Surabaya, bankrupt.

Minin was returning home, at his parents’ house, Branjang Hamlet, Village Sidokerto. Several months Minin in idle condition. Some valuable items such as motorcycles and cars and household goods, to be sold to cover the needs of everyday life.

Seeing such conditions, Enny turn the brain. Coincidentally, it was at home when there are several meters of white colored cloth belonging Minin, his order, which was later canceled.

By Enny, white cloth was cut into pieces in a certain size. Furthermore, pieces of cloth sewn to make school bags.
“The shape I copied from my daughter who happens to elementary school,” said Enny.

Enny story, from several meters of white cloth, as it is able to be made eight school bag. Furthermore, eight school bag was brought her husband, Minin, to the market for sale.
“In two days, eight bags were sold out,” said Enny.

Since then he, together with her husband to pursue the business of making cloth dolls. So that the production cost is not high, he uses rags convection.
“We buy raw materials in Mojoagung (Jombang) and Mojokerto,” Enny said.

To fit the tastes of buyers, Minin and Enny always mengiktui buyer tastes and trends and customer demand store.
“Now this is another tune ya doll Upin, Angry Bird and the like,” said Enny.

To be able to develop the business, he expects the government to provide capital assistance. “Capital loan with low interest rate would be very helpful for us,” he said, hoping.

Wow, Food Kartel Earn turnover of Rp 11 trillion

Action actors cartel that conspired aka traders determine price more troubling. Induced them, the prices soar. Unfortunately, those who master the many commercial food commodity food prices rising so high.
In the midst of the difficulties, the perpetrators of the whole profit cartel. Research Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) said the perpetrators of the cartel can reap a turnover of up to Rp 11.34 trillion. The turnover of trade 6 obtained from the food commodity beef, chicken, sugar, soy, corn, and rice.
In a written statement, Vice Chairman of Kadin Regional Empowerment and Bulog, Natsir Mansour, said the offender cartel in action when there is an imbalance of supply and demand in the food sector. Imbalances that led to insecurity and fosters speculation.
Natsir said that this condition occurs due to the arrangement of production, distribution and trade of food is weak. He thinks the government is still very centralized trading system just because a policy is governed by several ministries. Though local governments are more aware of the needs in the region.
Natsir also lamented the lack of control the House of Representatives should be able to give sanction to the Ministry which can not keep food prices. “Sanctions in the form of budget cuts,” he said.
In addition, Natsir said, no special food supply lines come confuse the issue. Consequently, any policy issued by the Ministry of Commerce and Ministry of Agriculture tends to be speculative. As a result, the data can not be proper food and accurate.
“So it’s natural that the president was angry with the Ministry of Trade and Ministry of Agriculture for failing to regulate national food also often scarce,” he said.

Simple Cake and Pastry Experience Will Be A Trends in Indonesia

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 cake shop has been using natural dyes. In addition, he also saw that the cupcake and home-based business is being widely cultivated in Indonesia.

A matter of taste, according to Chef Ann, Indonesian people more oriented to Japan for about pastry. Actually, Japan has also inspired French pastry, but the Japanese people can adjust to local tastes. Compared to a very sweet French pastry, pastry Japan not too sweet. However, the shape is still beautiful.

“I hope Indonesia can also be so. We have mecca, but for inspiration only. Flavor of its own and we have to use local ingredients. So we are not stuck with the imported materials are hard to find and expensive,” he said.

Traders Earn Big Profit in Monas Fair

Fair Monas, Central Jakarta, drew the attention of many visitors, so it is an opportunity for traders to reach a large turnover in the month of Ramadan, despite the weather influence the profits.
“Yes, with a show like this biased because fortunately many visitors also respond well to this event. Prices can also be an expensive stand ketutup. Last week I was lucky to hit Rp 5, 5 million,” said traditional Chinese clothes seller, Anggi on Monday.
This was the first event held in 2013. Many visitors who come and are very excited to welcome the party of the people, so that a distinct advantage for traders who open a booth.
Variety of goods and foods sold in Monas Fair, like, toast peanuts, meatballs, iftar meal, women and men’s apparel, accessories, lighting or home decoration and so on.
“Towards the iftar many come than during the day. Turnover during the month of Ramadan is also on the rise as more and more visitors are coming,” says the seller of perfume, Yus.
Benefits achieved could reach three times the sales in the store. Weather in Jakarta but also affect the profits of the merchants, if the weather is rainy then sales will decline because empty of visitors.
Visitors came from various regions, even visitors from abroad. “I am from Jakarta to Ambon often, but only this time there are events like this in the monument, is great if you need to continue to be held every year,” said a housewife, Nani.
Cleanliness and safety of the show is pretty guarded by the organizing committee.
“We always check identification and also the interests of any person who want to get into. There are two layers of safeguards so that the event is also taking place conducive,” said the provincial municipal police, Joseph.
Society hopes remain held an event like this because it can benefit all parties, but it should be more mature in the hold and organize this event so that more and more visitors are interested in coming out of the city and outside the city.

Ahead of Eid, hijab Wholesalers achieved a turnover of USD 30 million per day

Ramadan is always a blessing for business owners Muslim fashion. In Pasar Baru, Bandung is usually most wanted accessories of Muslims. No doubt the demand can be increased two or even three times more than usual today.

Nasha Colection eg providing specifically jilbab muslim clothing accessories are often overwhelmed serve buyers demand ahead of Eid.

Community’s needs requires setting up shop stocks more than usual. If regular day veils sold 10 scores. Ahead of Eid could reach double even more.

Ade (24) one of the employees said widths of experience ahead of the previous year turnover of the day could reach Rp 20 million per day. Usually the most common requests from buyers in bulk. But not least also retail buyers.

“Yes, if from previous years mencapailah up to Rp 20 million, maybe if now predicted to reach Rp 30 million,” he said with a sheepish when talking with merdeka.com.

Two weeks of fasting sales has not reached its peak. He said demand is still fairly mediocre. The reason for this year because the school could have coincided with the beginning of fasting, so spending money management with school needs should be taken into account.

“If the turnover is now reaching tens of millions only (per day),” he said. Sales trend from year to year mentioned he was like that.

“Well ahead of the fasting is usually increased, fasting lethargic early, ahead of the Eid rise again. If fasting is usually ahead of the entire stock of migrants from Malaysia, now that most of Java, Sumatra, Jakarta and Bandung,” he said.

Ade in his shop selling Muslim fashion women’s accessories range. Hijab became the mainstay of sales. Complementary hijab is also offered at the store located on the fourth floor, such as underwear hoods, cuffs, scarves and other accessories hijabers.

Other traders, Yono (19) which sells equipment such sejadah prayers and fasting mukena admitted two weeks, sales have not been too showed significant sales. Buyers usually hunt seven days ahead of Eid.

“It’s just that the current standard is not too much, will usually increase its H-7 to H-3, we also provide a lot of stock,” Yono said one of the employees at the store this Laris. Experience from previous years ahead of the Eid demand could reach double that. Sales turnover could reap tens of millions per day.

“The range there are tens of millions per day, I can not on average were not for sometimes up sometimes down,” he explained.

One of the new visitor markets, Teti (39) when it was busy carrying gembolan keresek bag of groceries. He claimed, had been shopping for the benefit of the Eid day. “I come here almost every year, quite buy materials, will be made at a tailor,” said the woman from the Garut Leles.

The tradition of spending every year definitely made in his extended family. He was bought not for personal, but for her husband and three small children. “Deliberately allocated for Eid shopping needs, our tradition is always new Eid,” he explained that when it was bought mukena.