Ramadan, Home Based Cake Industry Emerges

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.

Fasting month, Marcell Enterprises Chandrawinata More Profit

In honor of the Muslims who are fasting, Marcell Chandrawinata businesses in the culinary field inevitably have to be closed during the day and just started operation in the evening. But the sister of Nadine Chandrawinata remain grateful for his restaurant that night visited by visitors.
“At noon the heck is empty. Yeah grateful evening there were still eating,” said the movie’s GUYS MAKE DIZZY Friday (19/7) in SCBD, South Jakarta.
Yet 26-year-old man was admitted initially had feared that obtained decreased turnover. But from the experience of last year, it actually increased its revenue during the month of Ramadan.
“Initially not know how to handle the fast fitting, fear decreases, apparently not. Optimistic further increased this year,” hope actor who was born in Hannover, Germany was.
In fact, when the arrival time of dawn, Marcell frequent social activities with local people sharing food.
“Resto cave in Senopati, love to eat box around the neighborhood,” he said.

Add Production of New Well

PHE WMO continues to increase production, the target chasing SKK Migas. Entering the second half of this year PHE WMO back to drill two new wells to boost production.
PHE WMO production by mid of this month has gone up again to 22,500 barrels per day (bpd). Number of production. This increase relative to production in the early month high of 22,200 (bpd),

Even so PHE WMO is still trying to raise production to 24,000 bpd to 27,000 bpd by the end of this 2013.
Head of Production PHE WMO, Agus Sudarmanto said in July they are targeting to add two new wells. By the operation of two new wells could increase total production.
Agus explained, in 2013 the PHE WMO target drill 21 production wells. Now there are 11 production wells were drilled.
Overall there. Approximately 77 wells are worked in WMO block. Of the total number of wells, 36 producing wells in antaranyasudah not.
He explained that, in the three months beginning in 2013, the production of PHE WMO average is still in the range of 10,000. Away from the target SKK Migas. Significantly increase new production achieved from April until July.
Since April 1, PHE WMO continues to increase production from 9,000 bpd to 12,000 bpd. After the break in May and 20,300 bpd 17,000 bpd in June. Peak at the beginning of production back in July increased to 22,200 bpd and 25,500 bpd now broken.
“Declining block rate in WMO relatively high, so the addition of this production in addition to menutut old debt also against declaining a relatively high rate,” said Agus, Monday (22/07/2013) night.
Agus hoped, with increased production, at the end of 2013, the average daily production of PHE WMO SKK gas could meet the target. “Our main target SKK how to reach the target gas. We still have the debt, which hopefully we can continue to pursue with increased production, “he said.
He added that the increased production expected to be achieved from the two new wells that are ready to increase production.
This additional production is expected to be optimal with the completion of the installation of a new pipeline connecting new wells with Poleng Processing Platform (PPP).

SBY Promises Promote Lumajang Banana chips to Europe

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY) banana chips production appreciate the home-based business in Lumajang, East Java.

SBY presence in order to Lumajang Ramadan safari along with several ministers. He took time to review the kirana farmers cultivating bananas and cottage industry in the village of process banana chips Burno, District Senduro.

Remarkably, despite a cottage industry, banana chips production there has been exported to foreign countries, such as Singapore and Hong Kong. Yudhoyono also promised to market the entrepreneur of Lumajang banana chips can penetrate the European market.

In addition to chips, cottage industry in the village Burno also produce jams that basic ingredients of banana kirana also.

Raise Martabe Gold Mine Production Target

Martabe Gold Mine revised gold production target for this year to 280,000 ounces from 250,000 ounces in advance only.
“The revised production target after seeing the results of increased production,” said President of G-Resources Martabe Gold Mine, Peter Albert, in Medan on Wednesday.
Ability to increase production above nameplate capacity design shows the efficiency of operational management success since it started trial production July 24, 2012.
“Management continues to be engaged to develop Martabe become one of Asia’s leading gold mines that contribute positively to the stakeholders in the vicinity,” he said.
He explained that the management can reduce operational cost to 510 U.S. dollars per ounce during the quarter due to mining activities and ore treatment plant that has exceeded production targets.
“The results of over 200,000 ounces of gold and nearly one million ounces of silver that have been produced so far beyond expectations,” he said.
Income earned from the sale of G-Resources gold and silver during the second quarter reached 98.5 million U.S. dollars is very encouraging that company.
Associated with increased production and income, then of course the tax increase.
“Martabe Gold Mine has paid dues remain (dead rent) and the UN Semester II in 2013 to the State Treasury 247,911.52 worth of U.S. dollars to an area of ​​1,639 km2 by the Sixth Generation Contract of Work (” CoW “) which was signed in April 1997,” he said.
Besides taxes, there is a royalty to the state for sale 63106.52 ounces (1,963 kg) of gold and 355,233.08 ounces (11,049 kg) of silver valued at 482,298.10 dollars.
Referring to Law 33 of 2004 on Fiscal Balance between the Central Government and Local Government, the percentage share of exploration and exploitation fees fees (royalties) divided by the details of the center section 20 per cent, 16 per cent of the provincial, regency / city producing 32 percent of the district and parts / other city in the province 32 per cent.

Sales turnover in Benhil Food Reaches Rp 210 million a month

Traders cake and food for iftar in Ramadan Markets Lower Dam (Benhil) can claim to reap a turnover of between Rp 90 million and Rp 210 million for a month to sell.

Hardian example, vendors selling a variety of cakes is admitted for a day to sell, he can reap a turnover of approximately USD 4 million to $ 6 million from 20 various cake box. Within a day it provides 2,500 fruit cake.

“Depending on the weather, too, if it rains deserted. Could day was to Rp 6 million at the most,” he said in Benhil Market, Sunday (28/07/2013).

The usual traders opening cake wares at the market this morning Blok M later admitted it had been four years, every month of Ramadhan he was selling at the Market Benhil Ramadan. For a rental fee to sell, he must reach “pockets” of Rp 2.5 million for a per table for a month, and he opened the two tables.

“The cake buy direct so, yes he could have said a week had a turnover-lah,” he said.

Herdian risol sell cake-like sausage, fried martabak, pastel to a variety of other fried foods. For the unit cost, Herdian sell at a price of Rp 2,000 to Rp 3,000 rupiah.

Meanwhile, by selling typical cuisine of Padang, Ika Friastuti say in a month to sell, he can earn Rp 5 million to $ 7 million per day.

For a side dish of fruit he sells, valued diverse, ranging from Rp 4,000 to Rp 15,000. Like cakes that are sold for Rp 4,000 per piece, rendang, beef jerky, lung sold Rp 10,000 to Rp 15,000 for head snapper.

In addition, Ika also sells for Rp 20,000 package, which contains rice and sauce with potato cakes or dengdeng or lung or rendang.

“The day I take 150 to 200 for a single dish. Approximately 4,000 lah I take a day,” said a trader at the market daily selling this Majestik.

Two Consecutive Years Sharp Losses, Now it Reaches Rp 51 Trillion.

Japanese electronics giant, Sharp, posted a loss for two consecutive years. The company also intends to depose the CEO who was installed a year ago.

Sharp lost 545.3 billion yen (USD 51.3 billion) in the fiscal year ending March 2013. The loss swelled pretty big compared to losses in the previous year in the same period a year earlier 376 billion yen.

Despite high losses, Sharp sure to be back next year to make a profit

“We’re sorry we’ve suffered substantial losses in two consecutive years,” said Sharp Director Tetsuo Onishi after reporting financial results to the public as quoted by AFP on Tuesday (05/14/2013).

Sharp is currently undergoing a restructuring of the company, one of them with layoffs (layoffs) with thousands of employees. In fact, the company will also depose Takashi Okuda from the post of CEO replaced by Kozo Takahashi.

Though Okuda recently served as CEO of Sharp in April last year. After stepping down, Okuda served as commissioner will, his last position before retiring in habits of the Japanese.

This loss occurs due to high operating expenses and the company’s sales plummeted, chiefly in the television division. The television division turnover has fallen very deep.

“Our mobile phone sales also fell, due to lack of raw materials in the first half of last year,” he said.

Total sales of Sharp at the end of March 2013 reached 2.48 trillion yen, up from the same period last year 2.46 trillion. Next year, Sharp predict could reach 5 billion yen profit.

“We had anticipated that the overall business situation this year is full of uncertainty,” he said.

EU industrial production fell in May.

Industrial production in the recession-hit eurozone fell 0.3 percent in May compared with the previous month, the data agency Eurostat reported Friday, after three consecutive monthly increases.

April industrial production rose 0.5 percent in the bloc’s 17 states, the agency said in a revised figures, compared to March when the rate increased 0.9 percent, AFP reported.

Numbers in April and March which is a great improvement on the performance in the previous months, and analysts said the latest report showed euro zone recession is already running 18 months may soon end.

May decrease was primarily due to the weakening 2.3 percent in the consumption of durable goods, while capital goods declined 1.5 percent.

On the positive side, energy production rose 0.1 percent, intermediate goods rose 0.4 percent and non-durable consumer goods rose 0.6 percent.

Decline in industrial output is highest in Ireland, which saw a decrease of 2.7 percent and in Greece with a 2.1 percent decline.

Output rose 6.1 percent on the other side of the recession plagued Portugal and 2.0 percent in Estonia. While in the 27 European Union countries, industrial output fell 0.6 percent in May compared to April.

Compared with the previous year’s data, industrial production fell 1.3 percent in the eurozone and 1.6 percent in the EU.

Plastics Demand High, LMPI Towards Rp 500?

Until the end of 2011, the demand for plastics and household products generated by Lasting Makmur Industri Tbk PT (LMPI) jumped sharply. This surge in demand coming from domestic consumers and foreign.

According to one market participant, from domestic demand and household plastic products grew 60%. While from overseas, the consumer accounts for 40% of demand growth by the end of 2011.

“With this soaring demand, LMPI reportedly posted a year-end profit increased approximately 58% compared to year-end 2010 earnings,” said the market participants on Friday (30/3/212).

He said there are indications the market will anticipate this news before the announcement of the financial statements at the beginning of the second quarter of this year, with a target share price LMPI Rp 500 per share.

Yesterday, the stock closed at LMPI green area in the middle market is sluggish at Rp 310 per share, up 60 points (+24%) with the volume of transactions valued at more than USD 5.19 billion.