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Indonesian Diplomation Effort for Palm Oil

By: GAR Posted: October 11, 2018

As a largest palm oil producer in the world, Indonesia considers the importance of maintaining diplomacy to the worlds, regarding the importance of palm oil, especially in Europe.

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Digital Baker’s Gathering Helps Stimulate Online Bakery Business in Bandung

By: GAR Posted: October 8, 2018

As a company of oil palm and its derivative products integrated from upstream to downstream, Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food, held a Digital Baker’s Gathering event in Bandung City which was attended by more than 83 participants of the online bakery industry players. This annual event was held to promote and support the growth of the online bakery industry that has become increasingly widespread lately. Through online media, it is expected that Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) that produce bakeries can penetrate the market and compete with other bakery businesses.

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Canaan clinches Sinar Mas products

By: GAR Posted: October 14, 2017

PT Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Thailand’s Canaan Enterprise Company Ltd to boost shipments of derivative products of crude palm oil (CPO) to Thailand. The MoU was sealed during the 32nd Trade Expo Indonesia at International Convention Center (ICE) BSD City, Tangerang, Banten, on Thursday, witnessed by Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita, Indonesian Ambassador to Thailand Ahmad Rusdi, and Sinar Mas managing director Saleh Husein. Under the MoU, Canaan is appointed to be Sinar Mas’ sole agent with exclusive rights to distribute and resell margarin, shortening and lauric acid manufactured by the Indonesian conglomerate for Thailand market.

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Golden Agri launches $480m oleochemical plant in Indonesia

By: GAR Posted: October 2, 2017

Golden Agri Resources recently launched a $480m (€300m) oleochemicals plant in Indonesia, through its joint venture company, Sinar Mas Cepsa. According to OCBC Investment Research, the basic oleochemicals are produced from palm kernel to make fatty acids and alcohols. Golden Agri is aiming to allot 160,000 of annual capacity for fatty alcohol, considered a first for the company.

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Golden Agri-Resources enters Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

By: GAR Posted: September 18, 2017

GAR highlight the significant milestones and recognition for its corporate sustainability leadership with the entry into Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) (Asia-Pacific). GAR is the only Southeast Asian palm oil company to be included in the Food, Beverage and Tobacco sector in Asia Pacific. It is also one of five Singapore-listed companies in the index. This is an important milestone on GAR’s overall sustainability journey to emphasize sustainability as an integral part of the business.

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Golden Agri-Resources JV opens 200 kilotonne oleochemicals plant in Indonesia

By: GAR Posted: September 14, 2017

GAR through Sinar Mas Cepsa, wholly-owned joint venture (JV) between Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) and Cepsa add its sustainability business portfolio with first oleochemicals plant in Indonesia. Representing an investment of EUR 300 million, the plant will produce fatty alcohols and acids from sustainably-sourced palm kernel oil for the Asia, Eastern and Western European markets.

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