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

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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.

Rendang business Meisya Siregar selling well When Ramadan

Siregar Meisya artist is now busy with his business in the culinary field. Currently this ramadan, Meisya claimed more rendangnya business turnover skyrocket.

“Thank God already want to order a lot widths. Rendang Natulang name,” said Meisya when met at the House of Trans TV, South Jakarta, Tuesday (07/30/2013).

Bebi Romeo’s wife said, for his business, he entrusted the affairs of cooking to his own family members. Different order, he also gives the level or the level of spiciness to taste.

“The aunt I cook. So all people can eat, I love pedesnya level,” he said.

Meisya also explains, he also markets Minangnya typical food business via online advertising.

“If I was the target of an online Indonesian. Malaysia, Netherlands, Bangkok, my friends abroad who can take it if another play to Indonesia,” he said.

Mie Industry, Asia So Favorite Food World

Jakarta – A bowl of warm soupy noodles is now the favorite food of the world. Although the noodles are from Asia now has become one of the basic human needs. Adapt to the local culture until the noodles are uniquely diverse.

Mie what your favorite? Fried noodles, chicken noodle, Aceh noodle, instant noodles or ramen and Lamien? Whatever the form and mix, noodles are so many foods. Mie European version known as shapes range of typical Italian pasta.

Was about the origin of noodles is still a debate. Whether from Italy or China? Although historical evidence chimed still no agreement. Of any origin, the fact that the noodles have become a global menu in every region of the world.

Made from flour, water and eggs are formed so the dough is not fermented. Milled quite thin and cut into pieces. Next up creations respectively. Therefore in each country there are a variety of delicious noodle concoction.

Including in Indonesia, each region has a unique concoction of noodles. Noodles also has become a staple food of Indonesia. Although most enjoyed as a snack. What are the unique local specialty noodle Indonesia?

Everything we discuss in the Special Review at this time. Including some of the issues surrounding home-based noodle industry. Use borax, formaldehyde and other additives which are still often performed by the manufacturer should still be wary.

Is it true that eating fat makes noodles? How many calories from a bowl of chicken noodle? What should we choose when ordering noodle? Are noodles good also given to the children? Noodles nutrition discussion also will be reported in full.

Noodles, also has to support millions of people in the world, including SMEs noodles in Indonesia. What does this noodle merchant association? If you want to open a business noodles, what to do? Can learn to make noodles where? Information will we present in this Special Review.

Typical Shredded Savory Crab unique Balikpapan

If usually made of shredded beef or chicken, this particular one is made from crab meat. It was savory and delicious eaten with white rice warm enough. Crab fans certainly would be curious to taste. Want to try?

If the city is famous with shredded cow Solo, Balikpapan well if it famous with shredded crab. Even the food is known as one of the specialties of the area. No wonder why the crab has become one of the riches of the city of Balikpapan, East Kalimantan.

Treats from the crab meat actually began to appear in 2005 in the city of Balikpapan. However shredded crab itself became known in 2006 and started with a home business. One of the pioneering brands shredded crab-known until now is ‘Bonting’ aka Abon Crab. Not like shredded beef mince suwirannya big this one is actually a bit delicate texture with a slightly pale brownish color.

This way of making shredded crab tricky. Which is quite troublesome is the process of separating the meat from the shell and its crab claws. Well, after the meat is then given mashed spices, such as spices including garlic, onion, and coconut milk to taste the delicious. Only then is ready to be fried crab meat until browned dry.

Usually shredded crab is sold in transparent plastic containers (50 grams-200 grams) were then wrapped again wearing a small cardboard box. Because it does not use preservatives making it only has about 4-5 month shelf life. The price itself is a bit expensive ranging from Rp 25,000.00 – 70,000.00 USD per pack and are offered with Original flavor and spice flavors.

Those who visited the Balikpapan usually do not miss this for the shredded crab taken as souvenirs. Create a lazy buff peeling crab crab meat from the shells, shredded crab was delicious could also be an alternative option!.

Industry: Capturing Profit Fake Butterfly

Beauty butterfly inspired many. Not only butterfly cocoon life worth expensive, fake butterfly business is not less thrill in capturing profits.

In Malang region precisely Tepus Foot, found many craftsmen making miniature ornate butterfly that exploit many garbage ball badminton (shuttlecock).

Murtini point is one of the crafters making artificial butterfly (brooches and accessories), start a business kerajianan butterfly made since 2004. He is quite successfully developed this business to a butterfly homemade products to penetrate the export market.

Creative ideas are not only produces its own inner satisfaction for the creator, but it can also bring in dollars that promise.

At first no one thought that discarded trash shuttlecock futile it can be processed into products that are beautiful and have a high value-added exports competitive even in the international market.

Up to now at least butterfly product has crossed the globe to across the world, from Europe, America, Asia. For example, for the American market butterfly products quite popular in Colombia, Mexico, to Asia quite popular in Thailand, Malaysia. The sale price is quite competitive and fairly priced for the European market as it sells for a homemade butterfly only 1 euro.

“My product has been around the world,” said Lili to detikFinance last weekend.

The export market is beginning produksnya known. When it several overseas counterparts to bring examples of butterfly products. As a result, the market response is quite astounding, all products are sold out.

Starting from where he started confidently to expand into other markets such as the U.S. in Mexico and Colombia. Unmitigated, Lili not only makes selling a butterfly, but the status of Mexican nationality law got was achieved.

Former employees of the interior design, continues to expand its business by making new breakthroughs, such as looking for alternative materials and developing a miniature forms of decoration outside of the butterfly. The result is extraordinary, the buyers are increasingly interested in the product.

“I also developed outside suttlecock, from the leaves too, stocking, patchwork. Besides butterflies, insects and animals all I’ve made, dragonflies, birds, bats and others,” he explained.

Speaking of capital calculations, falls into this very promising business, other than a small capital with promising results, its products are also quite durable. Lili explains, one sack waste of capital suttlecock the price of one sack he only Rp 50,000 can be 3000 pieces of magic butterfly made with a variety of sizes.

Price of the butterfly homemade fruit priced at Rp 750 to Rp 1,000 per fruit. If multiplied by 3000 then at least Rp 2.5 million already in hand to cut costs coloring and other components.

Although for certain sizes and types for special purposes such as wedding souvenirs, she pairs a higher price with a price range of Rp 2,500 to Rp 15,000 for a large size.

“Every month I was able to production of 30,000 to 50,000, I helped my 20 employees. If I buy the excess orders from other traders or artisans,” he said.

Although in the category of cottage industry, which he turnover handful of craft brooches and accessories butterfly is quite large, at least every month at least he could pocket the turnover reached USD 50 million.

“The challenge now is, because in Malang has many, so many crafters are dropping in price,” he complained.

Lili admitted despite the current crisis, not ebbing demand for its products, the total production of almost 35% it exports to international markets, while 65% he threw into the domestic market. Honestly he said the domestic market has not been explored everything especially outside Java.

“The market outside Java is still great potential, this is actually an opportunity,” he said.

Sarungtinyu patties, Promising Home Based Recipes

Culinary business ideas can come from anywhere. Even the food that we usually eat at home, which may have previously considered normal, could become a promising business. Provided that there is a strong intention, whatever can produce the coffers of dollars

This is the underlying Amanda, Saeful and his two friends. Their average age is under 25 years old was thought to make business. After each of their ideas, eventually named patties Sarungtinyu culinary style that they choose to be their business.

“We are inspired from the many spicy foods on the market. Chips if it always, we want to try something different but also spicy. So we try the cakes,” says Amanda who is familiarly called Manda to detikbandung.

Sarungtinyu own name of course meaningful. Cakes he made it shaped like a boxing glove.

“Sarungtinyu also punched the right philosophy when it nampol tuh. Whilst our cakes taste as well pedesnya nampol, so named after sarungtinyu. Why not boxing gloves, because if not you people like to mention Sunda boxing gloves so tinyu gloves, sandals so senal,” said Manda with a laugh.

Just two months into the culinary business. Manda two colleagues resigned, until now only Sarungtinyu managed by Manda and her boyfriend Saeful.

Manda cakes are created equal as we often make at home. Manda said he did not have a special recipe of cakes he made.

“The recipe fabricate. Material yes potatoes, celery, etc., so the recipes themselves alone try to find any really delicious. So I love-love recipes that important good,” he said relaxing.

Manda perkedelnya initially marketed in the campus cafeteria. Then Manda market through twitter with the name @ sarungtinyu.

“At first sell-sell in the cafeteria, through the fuel, now selling same on twitter. Much love, make snacks,” said student Padjajaran the class of 2007.

Manda admitted selling cakes Sarungtinyu enjoy this. He could not believe homemade cakes liked a lot. “Yes baseball nyangka wrote, likable people. Even now nobody wants the same franchise in Jayapura, Pontianak,” said long-haired woman.

Dinosaurs helmet from Surabaya

Surabaya – Helmets today are not only serves as a protective head alone, but can also be used to style because of the current helmet also can be used as a fashion product.

Philosophy that is embraced by Christian Susanto seems that the creative helm creating a layered synthetic materials with a motif that was quite funny.

“From childhood I love art, so rather than just simply having fun alone, no one dong if all are sold,” he said when contacted detikOto, Tuesday (1/9/2009).

He started the cottage industry is still relatively new, so-called Dino Egg helmet too is according to the man who is usually called Chris has just introduced a week ago.

“I want to see the market response first, that if only good market response, I will multiply the production,” he said.

That’s according to Chris considered reasonable, because in addition to the new still, the ingredients to make this helmet, especially synthetic fabrics still had her imported from abroad.

“When my brother went overseas, I definitely nitip material,” he said.

Chris offered price for a helmet was deemed still plausible that
only Rp 170 thousand per unit. The price is still the same for half face helmets and full face. As for color choices, Chris provides a green, yellow and red.

Amazingly, the man who had just finished graduate this economy turned out to do it all alone. “I find that negerjain ranging from helmets to sew the material,” said the man who lives in Surabaya proud.

And more unique, inspiration makes this helmet turns Dino Egg acquired Chris of games he likes the Mario Bros. since childhood.

“As a kid I really play it like Mario Bros, now in the game there are dinosaur character, character is what I love inspiration make Dino Egg,” he explained.

Chris pioneered this effort in acungi deserves two thumbs up, especially in these difficult times a lot of people working hard to find. “From the idle at home, mending I work on what I can mas,” he concluded.