Encouraging MSMEs to Upgrade to Face the Potential of a Global Recession

20 Dec 2022 / Admin / 140 Reads

Jakarta, 20 December 2022 - Facing the potential for a global recession in 2023, relevant stakeholders such as the Ministry of Economy (Kemenko) and the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce (KADIN) are holding a grand event Gebyar 100,000 Food Stalls and Practicing Pandai which takes place on 16-18 December 2022. Activities that aims to encourage Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to move up this class involving various relevant stakeholders ranging from local, central, to private governments such as PT Widodo Makmur Perkasa Tbk (IDX: WMPP or WMP).

The event which lasted for 3 days at Banteng Field, Central Jakarta presented various food products from all over Indonesia, including attended by the Minister of Women's Empowerment and Child Protection of the Republic of Indonesia, I Gusti Ayu Bintang Darmawati, S.E, M.Sc. The event is a very good interaction space for MSMEs, women's cooperative groups, and food producers such as WMP to work together to provide and bring the best food closer to the community.

Puti Retno Ali, Chief People Officer and Corporate Secretary, PT Widodo Makmur Perkasa Tbk explained that the company will support the government's efforts to ensure the availability of food for the people, especially in facing the potential for a global recession next year.

"As a consumer goods and agricultural commodities company in Indonesia with the vision of providing food for the nation, PT Widodo Makmur Perkasa Tbk really supports the efforts of the Government and related stakeholders in synergizing and collaborating to bring food products closer and facilitate access to food for the community. The Gebyar 100,000 Food Stalls and Laku Pandai activities have become a medium for stakeholders to collaborate with each other in achieving this goal,” said Puti.

In the 3-day event, WMP presented various variants of high-quality food products such as beef through the WMeat brand, poultry meat through the W99 brand, to processed meats such as sausages (Royal Java Brand), nuget (Wima Nuget Brand), meatballs, and bakery. The company also opens space for interaction with women's cooperative groups and individual MSMEs for collaboration opportunities.

Fulfilling the protein needs of the Indonesian people is still a concern for many people, considering that the percentage is still relatively low compared to other ASEAN countries. Therefore, the Company provides a special scheme for prospective MSME and Cooperative partners who wish to work together in presenting quality protein products for the community.

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About PT Widodo Makmur Perkasa Tbk

PT Widodo Makmur Perkasa Tbk is one of the leading upstream to downstream integrated food supply companies in Indonesia. Founded in 1995, the Company has a vision of Providing Food for the Nation which is supported by five main businesses, namely integrated cattle farming, modern meat processing, integrated poultry farming, agricultural commodities, and construction and energy.

PT Widodo Makmur Perkasa Tbk has been listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX: WMPP). Every year the Company continues to show positive growth, both in terms of infrastructure development, production capacity, as well as in terms of business and assets. The Company's business lines operate in several regions of Indonesia, and products have been widely marketed in the community.

The use of new renewable energy (renewable resources) continues to be carried out to support a sustainable and responsible food industry. Through the Company's social program, PT Widodo Makmur Perkasa Tbk encourages more and more young Indonesian farmers to be born who are highly competitive, for the advancement of the domestic food industry. Check out complete information about the Company at https://www.widodomakmurperkasa.co.id/

For further information, please contact:

PT Widodo Makmur Perkasa Tbk

Beni Wijaya | Public Relations Manager

Email: beni.wijaya@wmp-group.co.id