In order to develop tempe industry, government engaging Western Australia. Because Western Australia has a soy substitute material. Deputy Minister for Economic Coordination field of Industry and Trade Edy Putra Irawadi said the government would not use soy as a feedstock tempe makers. "(We use) the same flavor similar to soy bread, all the same, but cheaper. Well if it is cheap we do not depend anymore soybean imports," he stated when met at the Hotel Grand Preanger, Jakarta, recently.
However, he expressed no shortage in the use of the latest products."Just over a long period of growth," he explained. According to him, until now the raw material is nevertheless used by the tempe producers in Indonesia. "So I wear Western Australia told here," he added. He said Western Australia had been interested party and never came to the coordinating minister's office to discuss the economy further. As for the development of substitute materials such soybeans, he revealed not to be developed in Java.
"He seek Kerinci, West Sumatra, Jambi same (because of) the same technical agronomy. It has b b.Australia their land to their existing commitments governments wait," he added. (WDI)
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