Ramadan, Home Based Cake Industry Emerges

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SOLO– Arrival of Ramadan is not wasted some people to carry out seasonal business. One is a cottage industry cake proliferation. Utilizing the home kitchen, turnover of up to tens of millions of dollars could be obtained.

Endang Paryanti is one that utilizes baking hobby into an extra source of income. Since before the fast, he got busy with the flour and butter in the house which is located in Jalan Sapodilla III No. 6 Karangasem. He expertly made cakes nastar, Kastengel and snow princess. Currently, without hiring employees he can still fulfill the orders kept coming. One day, he alone could produce 20 jars of cookies.
“It will start the third week, there may be an additional two employees to help make the cake. If alone, fear can not serve demand more and more,” he said.
Endang, was three years in a row to make each cake using a label Aura Lebaran Cookies. Every Eid, he can accept orders up to 500 jars. Assorted pastries are sold for Rp 35,000 for each of the jar. He believes, orders will continue to come to close to Lebaran. Because this year he’s doing more extensive promotion.
“In the past only by word of mouth promotion. Now I use facebook and blackberry messenger. Besides in Solo, the buyer also come from Jakarta, Semarang, Yogyakarta and Jepara,” he said.
The same is done Rahayu. Together with his brother, he used to market the Idul Fitri various pastries. On an average day, more sisters make snacks for the kids, such as donuts vegetable or vegetable noodles.
Unfortunately, he was not able to accept orders in large quantities due to limited production capacity.
“Cake made our family at home in Kartasura. Was looking for an additional year hard labor. Mostly people prefer seasonal work in printing rather than making the cake,” he said.
To date, he has received 200 orders a variety of pastries. Starting from nastar, Kastengel, corn cookies, cheese and sago. The cakes are sold at varying prices, from Rp 35,000 to Rp 55,000 per jar.

Cheesecake beautiful Rainbow Arlen coockies

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Trends in rainbow colored cakes are being enliven the culinary realm in Bandung. After rainbow cake hits in Bandung, in this month of Ramadan, pastries enlivened the new variant coockies aka rainbow rainbow cake.

One of the producers who make variations rainbow cake is Arlen coockies. Home baking industry located in Jalan Pasir Impun No. 16, Bandung Sukamiskin this, make a rainbow cake of cheese.

The owner, Arlen Leni (38) thought to make cheesecake variations as inspired rainbow rainbow cake yab popular trend.

“Actually’ve thought for a long time. I really like to experiment. Example, there is a snow princess cake red, be inspired by it. Incidentally it is also a trend,” said the mother who is familiarly called Leni, to detikbandung.

The majority of species that make a rainbow cake is usually a cat’s tongue. However, Leni actually make the cheese cake ingredients.

“Most of the existing cat’s tongue. Though I make cheese different from the others. This difference is only in terms of color alone, so it can be applied on the cake that tastes salty,” said Leni.

Rainbow-style cheese cake Arlen coockies look nice. Cheese cake is just usually studded yellow cheese, now sweeter with 3 colors, namely red, yellow, green. On it also persists as a characteristic sprinkling of cheese cheese cake.

“Why only three colors, because as the song rainbow-rainbow. Red, yellow, green, sky is blue,” Leni said with a laugh.

Takjil Transaction achieve Rp 4 bilions

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BOGOR-Who says business takjil during Ramadan is home-based business with minimal turnover. In Bogor, turnover of the business is actually small medium businesses billions of dollars.

During the last six days, the velocity of money to commodities takjil Ramadan City Rain turns to reach Rp 4 billion. Average daily transaction estimated at Rp680 million.
This does not include culinary shopping “street” during fasting, such as in the cafe tent, stalls pecel catfish, seafood or cottage. The transaction is expected to double, from 3 billion to 6 billion per night.

A trader takjil in Jalan Padjadjaran, Ernie claimed could sell 200 packs per day. “Not only compote, but there lupis, golosor noodles, and fried foods. The price is Rp 5,000 per pack, so my turnover approximately one million dollars. Fortunately Rp200 thousand per day, “he explained.

At least there are five centers takjil in Bogor, which is in Housing Yasmin, Jalan Tegalgundil Bantarjati, Suryakencana Street, Fountain Roundabout, and the dam area. Not infrequently, the height of the seasonal market spill resulted in congestion due to the crowds of visitors.

On average in every village there are 10 traders takjil, it is estimated that there are 680 traders takjil in 68 villages in the city of Bogor. When a trader doing an average transaction of Rp 1 million, then the velocity of money to commodities takjil around Rp680 million.

“That figure is logical, very logical. Bogor is quite consumptive, so that small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the field of culinary enthusiasts never quiet, “said the Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) Bogor, Radar Bogor to Erik Suganda (Group JPNN), yesterday.

Erik said, Bogor City Chamber of Commerce study culinary related transactions always scored five feet high. “From the afternoon, at about 16:00 in the morning until late, transaction hawkers around Rp3 billion. At Ramadan, increased 100 percent because many people break their fast on the outside of the house, “he explained.

Meanwhile, economic observers Bogor, Nusa Muktiaji said the high turnover of describing a culture of consumption. “It tends to over-consumptive culture. A number of commodities which is usually not consumed, it sought during Ramadan, such as pastries, “he said.

Business in the Ever Revealed Cipinang Rahardi Ramelan

Freddy Budiman name drug kingpin back to attention. Was sentenced to death for allegedly getting special facilities languishing in prisons Narcotics Prison. Woman claiming to be his close friend, Vanny Rossyanne, reveals, there is a special room which is used in prisons with Freddy. Vanny’s recognition also resulted in dismissal of the Head of the Narcotics Prison, Thurman Hutapea.

Not just about to do with Freddy, Vanny also mentioned, Freddy is still in control of its business in the prison. 2012 last year, Freddy is known to bring in large quantities of ecstasy pills from China. He could still organize smuggling 1,412,475 ecstasy pills from China and 400,000 ecstasy from the Netherlands.

Alleged business run from behind prison reminiscent of the stories that have been revealed by the ex-convict case Bulog funds, Rahardi Ramelan, which had languished in Cipinang. In 2008, he launched a book Cipinang Underdeveloped Villages. Business Rahardi expressed in the book is not a big business that operated as Freddy.
This paper has also been published in Kompas.com in August 2008.

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DJ a prisoner who has long been Palkam (Head Room), control of oil trading land and drinking water, and reputedly derived turnover up to 15 million per day.
For two years in Cipinang, in addition to support two wives with 5 children, it can help finance the manufacture of his family home in the village.
All trade turnover estimated at Cipinang could reach USD 100 million per day. Biggest business is the sale of cigarettes, because not only serve inmates but also staff and officials.
That footage stories poured ex-convict case Bulog funds, Rahardi Ramelan in his village Cipinang Disadvantaged.
Former head of Bulog, said he was likened Cipinang tub underdeveloped villages. Why?

“Yes, because in it there are educational baseball, baseball’s okay, just behind the village rich,” said Rahardi, Wednesday (20/08/2008).
Story in 190 pages thick book that is the story of his experiences while serving a sentence since August 2005 until September 2006. “During my LP instead in fat, added weight 4 pounds because baseball thinking anything,” he continued.
One of the stories are quite interesting diutarakannya matter of business is in prison in East Jakarta numbers. Description Rahardi described, in almost every residential block long Cipinang there are many stalls that provide all the necessities of life like a supermarket.
Various goods supplied ranging from fast food, instant noodles, coffee, rice, and wheat. In fact, fresh vegetables and necessities like toothbrush, flip-flops, and was full of drugs available. This stalls flourished because of the food supplied Prison inmates are considered less standard.

“The quality and taste is very drab, no flavor other than salt,” writes Rahardi.
When new prisons were in operation, conditions are not much different. In new prison, not allowed to cook in the room, despite the fact that there are many kitchens that operate there. There are no less than 10 stalls and stalls selling a variety of foods, such as satay stalls, grilled fish, food stall, vegetables, up to a phone repair stall.
In addition to business stalls, Rahardi also tells how the penjenguk collected money (although the numbers seikhlasnya) will now visit detained relatives. Which is, of course, being the business of the prison officers.

“It’s time to come clean about the situation in the penitentiary or other government agencies. Actors who do not always blame. System we have created such a circumstance. Required overall settlement, including the welfare of employees,” said Rahardi. When asked whether he was not afraid to reveal the practices that take place in prisons, Chairman of Indonesian Association of Prisoners is just laughing. “Enggaklah, why be afraid. I’m just writing what I know, what I experienced during my imprisonment,” he said briefly.

Business pulse

In addition to all the food stalls and daily necessities, one of the lively business and serve as a way to transfer the money by inmates is selling pulses. How can that be?

Family or relatives to use way to transfer a number of pulses to the cell phone number of the inmates. Pulse that has been transferred is then sold to other inmates. In order to get cash fast manner, often times the pulses are sold much cheaper than the market price.

Pulse with a value of Rp 100 thousand sold at Rp 80 thousand, and at certain times can drop to Rp 75 thousand. “Every morning and afternoon, I heard cries of ‘sympathy, emtri, Eksel cepe’. Cry is not only one time but several times and made a few people. Apparently, they are the peddlers pulse trace around the halls of LP in residential blocks, as well as itinerant traders offering satay skewers in the surrounding residential areas, “writes Rahardi.

They are used to peddle pulse is mostly “under the child”, the lowest caste among the prisoners. “Children under” rarely visited family and did not provide a financial contribution for the purposes of room. The main buyers of these pulses are officers and officials and their families.

The rise of trade credit is not due to the high level of mobile phone use in prison, but because the inmates forced their daily financial needs. At the very least, they should provide the cost for money rooms, meal money, buy water, cigarettes, and others. Not to mention for the levies that often occur.

Most of the inmates hang financial fulfillment of families who visit. Transferring money via pulses considered safest of the various “circumcision”. Imagine, if directly give cash during a visit, perhaps none are up to half the inmates.

Kadin: Cartel Food profit Rp 11.34 Trillion

Vice Chairman of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) said Natsir Mansyur management in national food sector is very weak so that raises the cartel. Based on the search Kadin, potential strategic food cartel offender turnover reached Rp 11.34 trillion. ┬╗Nilanya not include other commodities that affect the food trade system,” he said in a statement received by Tempo, Wednesday, July 17, 2013.
According to Natsir, there are six food commodity cartel actors who worked on the beef, chicken, sugar, soy, corn, and rice. He gave an example, meat cartel will report a turnover of USD 340 billion for control of the consumption needs of 340 thousand tons. While the chicken cartel turnover of Rp 1.4 trillion for supplying 1.4 million tons.
For soybeans, the value of the cartel and its consumption needs to reach Rp 1.6 trillion and 1.6 million tons. While Sugar commodity cartels dominate the supply of 4.6 million tonnes and reap a turnover of USD 4.6 trillion. Finally, corn and rice cartel turnover respectively 2.2 and 1.2 trillion USD.
Given the turnover and cartel behavior is getting worse, Natsir ask Coordinating Minister Hatta Rajasa to overhaul the national food import regulation. He saw an imbalance of supply and demand so that the food sector is prone to speculation and cartels.
According to Natsir, this condition occurs due to the arrangement of production, distribution and trade of food is weak. Is still very centralized government as a policy trade system governed by some ministries, while local governments are more aware of the needs in the region.
Natsir also lamented the lack of control the House of Representatives. “Lawmakers need to give sanction to the Ministry which can not keep food prices, for example in the form of budget cuts,” he said.

Industry: Legit sweet Dodoo Buleleng

Traditional lunkhead this one is not a regular lunkhead. Elongated shape wrapped in dried corn leaves are fragrant aroma. Not only is demand-sweet as the dish but also a lot of religious ceremonies was bought as souvenirs.

Not only that Betawi and got lunkhead Garut. Bali also has an icon lunkhead Buleleng famous enough even among guests. Buleleng lunkhead characterized tersediri than on the wrapper also lies in raw materials of manufacture.

Lunkhead Bali or also known as the lunkhead Buleleng has a distinctive taste that sweet sticky and fragrant. The raw material is black rice, coconut milk, and brown sugar. Lunkhead-making process is still quite traditional as done in home-based industries in Buleleng, North Bali is the home city of manufacture.

No wonder if the packaging is very traditional and unique. Each lunkhead wrapped with ‘klobot’ or dried corn leaves. Made slightly elongated shape with both sides tied up using a rope. The smell of dried corn leaves as a wrapper that gives fragrant sensation while enjoying the lunkhead who is solid black.

Another uniqueness, lunkhead Buleleng not packed in boxes or plastic. This lunkhead direnceng so each one lengthwise 10 pieces and hung with raffia. Each renceng sold at Rp 10.000,00. In Bali, Buleleng lunkhead often used as complementary offerings religious ceremonies. Over time this lunkhead much taken by the travelers who come as souvenirs typical of Bali.

This lunkhead can be retained for up to 3 weeks old. Well, if the streets to make sure you buy the resort island of Bali this lunkhead. Besides suitable as a gift because it is distinctive and delicious, reckoning you also have to help preserve traditional cuisine.

Slightly turnover, Profit Drops 54% XL fact to Rp 670 Billion

PT XL Axiata Tbk (EXCL) correction suffers 54% profit in the first half of 2013 to Rp 670 billion from Rp 1.46 trillion. The company’s revenue edged up 1%.

XL recorded net income of Rp 10.3 trillion in the first half of this year, from Rp 10.2 trillion in the previous position. The rise in revenue driven by increased data service revenues by 13%.

“Our performance this quarter marks our success to turn things around after a decline in the previous two quarters,” said President Director of XL Hasnul Suhaimi, in a press release on Thursday (01/08/2013).

Until the end of the first half of 2013, the XL has spent Rp 4 trillion for infrastructure investment in the data. A combination of internal funds and debt.

XL has signed a new loan agreement in U.S. dollars with Standard Chartered Bank in May 2013 for U.S. $ 50 million. Meanwhile, during the first half of this 2013 also, the amount of debt XL increased to Rp 17.1 trillion from Rp 12.7 trillion in the previous year.

“XL will remain focused on data services given the growing use of data rapidly increasing contribution to company revenues. During the first six months of this year, data revenue accounted for 22% of total revenue, compared to 19% last year, “he added.

The story of Home Based Entrepreneurs Raup Turnover Pastries Rp 1 Billion At Eid

As usual, the annual event and Eid Fasting brings blessings to the home pastry manufacturers, such as Kampung Utami Donuts (DKU).

Starting from selling donuts round in the villages and schools, Rosidah Widya Utami DKU brand owner managed businesses manage cookies ‘kampung’ upscale flavor.

Rosidah always flooded with orders. Unmitigated, in this year’s Lebaran turnover pastries home to break out over USD 1 billion.

“If fasting and Eid sales rose dramatically. Turnover can be up more than Rp 1 billion, last year turnover is USD 500 million. Fasting and Eid bring blessings yes, working 2 months of the results could be eaten for 2 years,” said Rosidah to detikFinance, in Jakarta, Sunday (08/11/2013).

According Rosidah, pastry production is now sold out the public interest. Not only from Jakarta and surrounding areas, dry cake which is produced in Jombang, East Java, has been extended to Kalimantan and Sumatra.

“The biggest demand of Jakarta and its surroundings, then followed from Borneo and Sumatra,” he said.

So many orders, he had to help workers to meet consumer demand. Today, the home-based business is owned Rosida join assisted at least 40 employees.

It turned out pretty itutidak aid workers. Without meaning to reject, Rosidah forced to ‘take off’ orders up to 30% of the total demand amounting to Rp 300 million to Rp 400 million.

“A lot of orders to the extent not kepegang. Approximately 30% of orders are not handled so many, could be worth up to Rp 300 million to Rp 400 million was missing. Peak right at H-7 yes but 3 weeks before Eid we’ve stop receiving orders due to demand overload occurs there, “he explained.

According Rosidah, retaining customers is the key to providing the best service and quality.

NOODLE SCALE INDUSTRY MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY OF HOUSEHOLD

Noodles is one of food products in the favorite by many people ranging from urban to rural communities. This is due not only because it tastes pretty good, but also a practical way they are presented in a short time. Food mi can be presented in various forms of cuisines ranging from the sale in the form of roadside hawker to the luxury restaurant.
Broadly speaking, the kinds of noodles can be divided into raw noodles (fresh / raw noodle), wet noodles (wet noodle), dry noodles (dry noodle) and instant noodles (instant noodle). Processing to the first three types (raw noodles, wet, and dry) and can easily be produced in the household because it does not require sophisticated equipment. Mi raw and wet noodles are widely used for mixing or to make a meatball noodle dishes that are sold in restaurants. Both types of these noodles is easily destroyed by high water content and can be saved only about 1-2 days or 3-4 days if stored in the refrigerator. Dried noodles obtained by drying the raw noodles and can be stored longer, but easily broken (destroyed) because it is fragile. Hence dried noodles should be treated with caution, especially in packaging and marketing.

Instant noodles are generally produced large industry because it requires sophisticated equipment to form a rope waves noodles, cooking with steam, frying and drying in a short time. Examples of instant noodles, among others: Indomi, Supermi, Popmi and so on.

Industry: Crunchy Semprong Wijen

There is a small cylindrical shape is elongated, some are folded into triangles or rectangles. It feels Kriuk .. Kriuk crispy savory, choose to stay salty or sweet. One would want to eat again and again.

Some time ago when I visited the city of Pemalang, I found the food that has been a long time since I’ve ever found. Yak, cake Semprong name. It was a tasty crunchy it’s become my favorite snack. Semprong first pie peddlers often through the house, but not now.

Peddlers selling Semprong is very rarely, and if there is it is very different. In Pemalang town, there was a cake maker Semprong centers. Cottage industry that is developing rapidly have penetrated into the stores located in the city center.

Option it was only two, sweet and salty. But what makes it special is the sprinkling of sesame cake that makes this one has a distinctive aroma. There is also a bit given the scent of ginger. Well, when it’s confronted with this snack it’s tongue would not stop shaking. Kriuk Kriuk .. crispy .. especially with a cup of coffee or sweet tea still steaming hot.