There are two types of stock points that we provide, with the first one that utilizes several storage tanks, while the second one uses a kiosk containing several jerrycans of cooking oil.
Jakarta (ANTARA) – State-run food holding ID FOOD provides bulk cooking oil supply facilities or stock points at various traditional markets to maintain availability of the commodity and fulfil requirements of the community.
“Each bulk cooking stock point has a capacity of two thousand to three thousand liters,” Commercial Director of ID FOOD Ardiansyah Chaniago noted in a statement quoted here on Thursday.
The stock points are managed by one of ID FOOD’s subsidiaries in the trading sector, PT Perusahaan Perdagangan Indonesia (PPI).
The director has appealed to the public to not harbor concerns over the availability of the product since the company will refill the bulk cooking oil stock points on a daily basis.
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Every trader in the traditional market can buy the bulk cooking oil from the stock point, with a maximum quota of 200 liters each day, he stated.
Meanwhile, small or household consumers should buy from traders, with maximum purchasing limit of 10 kilograms (kg) per day by showing their identity card or using the PeduliLindungi application.
ID FOOD targets to provide hundreds of bulk cooking oil stock points at several traditional markets across Indonesia to facilitate people to purchase the commodity.
“The aim is to help our trading partners and consumers. There are two types of stock points that we provide, with the first one that utilizes several storage tanks, while the second one uses a kiosk containing several jerrycans of cooking oil,” Chaniago added.
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Several bulk cooking oil stock points that use storage tanks have been established in various markets across Jakarta, such as West Tomang Market, Palmerah Market, Minggu Market, Cengkareng Market, Rawamangun Market, Klender Market, Cakung Market, and Pulogadung Market.
In addition, stock points are provided at the Rawa Badak Market, Rumput Market, Enjo Market, Palmeriam Market, Pademangan Market, Cipinang Market, Kramat Jati Market, Ciracas Market, Rawasari Market, Serdang Market, Cibubur Market, Cijantung Market, Ciplak Market, and Kombongan Market.
On Wednesday (July 6, 2022), Trade Minister Zulkifli Hasan, along with Deputy Minister for Trade Jerry Sambuaga, launched the people’s packaged cooking oil branded “MINYAKITA” that is available at a price of Rp14 thousand (US$0.93) per liter.
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