Rustono, a Javanese origin who run tempe business in Kyoto, Japan, visited Rumah Tempe Indonesia, Bogor on 25 January 2014. The visit of Rustono to Bogor was facilitated by the Japan Indonesia Kaizen Center (JIK-C) with objective to share his experience in developing and promoting tempe in Japan to the tempe producers in Bogor. It was tour and observation to the RTI’s facilities and discussion session with KOPTI Members and Tempe producers in Bogor.
USSEC Indonesia in collaboration with Indonesian Tempe Forum (ITF) has successfully conducted a 3 Days Training on Tempe Production Process for participants from Vietnam on September 5-7, 2014 at the Rumah Tempe Indonesia, Bogor. As much as 7 participants; 4 from catering and restaurant practitioners, 2 representatives from trader companies & 1 USSEC Vietnam participated in the program.
Two Soybean Farmer Leaders from Minnesota, Mr. Gene Stoel & Mr. Keith Schrader, visited Bogor, Indonesia on August 25, 2014. The purpose of the trip was to visit Rumah Tempe Indonesia and to observe Tempe - Tofu market & production in Indonesia. It was also arranged a visit to traditional fresh market to observe the selling of tempe & tofu in the fresh market.
USSEC and ITF was invited to the City Hall of Bogor to meet with the new Mayor of Bogor, Dr. Bima Arya Sugiarto who recently officially inaugurated on April 7, 2014. Dadi Maskar, Prof Made Astawan and representative from KOPTI Bogor visited Mayor Bogor at his office on April 28, 2014.