Indonesian Trade Promotion Centre (ITPC) Johannesburg and Embassy of Indonesia in Pretoria is promoting Indonesian coffee in South Africa. The coffee week, the name of the event will be held in Johannesburg at Father Coffee Kramerville on 12-14 October 2021 while public and coffee lovers in Cape Town will be witnessing Indonesia taste of coffee at the Origin Coffee De Waterkant on 18-20 October 2021.
“Indonesian coffee lovers have known African coffees for a long time and we noticed that not many African coffee lovers know about Indonesian coffee. We hope that with this event, Indonesian coffee can be known in African countries, in particular South Africa,”, said Anggun Paramita Mahdi, Director of ITPC JHB.
Various of Indonesian Coffees will be showcased and served throughout the events, directly from the farmers and come from several regions in Indonesia, namely Flores Manggarai, Giri Senang West Java, Pengalengan West Java, Bali Kintamani.
Not only showcasing and serving Indonesian coffees at the events, ITPC and Embassy of Indonesia in Pretoria also bringing in Indonesian famous Baristas.
“We also inviting well known Baristas from Indonesia, Muhammad Aga and Resianri Triane, to showcase and explain more on the Indonesian coffee that they bring. I hope they can bring coffee story and pique South African coffee lovers interest for Indonesian coffees”, added Anggun .
Supporting the promotion of Indonesian coffees in these events, Ambassador of Indonesia, Salman Al Farisi, stating that it is important to introduce Indonesian coffees for South African’s coffee lovers. “Coffee lovers in Indonesia had known African coffees for long time. It is time to bring and introduce Indonesian taste of coffees to South Africans coffee lovers”, said Ambassador Salman.
Ambassador Salman also said that in collaboration with ITPC Indonesian coffees will also be brought to wider coffee lovers in Africa Continent. Countries like Bostwana, Lesotho and Eswatini are names of countries that Indonesian coffees aim to. (Source: Embassy of The Republic of Indonesia, Pretoria).