AUCKLAND, New Zealand – Packaged coffee products of Kapal Api brand will be sold officially to supermarkets in New Zealand, including the country’s largest supermarket chain Countdown, reports the Indonesian news agency Antara.
According to the general chairperson of the Indonesian Plantation Companies Association (GPPI), Delima H. A. Darmawan, coffee, tea, cocoa, and Indonesian palm oil derivative products were successfully showcased and promoted at the 2019 Pacific Exhibition in Auckland, New Zealand.
Darmawan noted that at one of the Pacific Exposition 2019 forums of Business Matching, several delegates from the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, and New Zealand had expressed interest in the products.
“Moreover, we sought help from Indonesian diaspora partners in Wellington and Australia to participate in promoting those products,” Darmawan noted.
The association’s general chairperson noted that a memorandum of understanding was inked with several coffee roasters keen on importing “green bean” products from GPPI.