Frisian Flag Indonesia Launches The First Independent Dairy Village In Lembang, West Java, Indonesia
Lembang, December 11, 2018 - PT Frisian Flag Indonesia (FFI) launched the first independent dairy village, supported and co-funded by the Dutch and Indonesian Government. The event was attended by the Agriculture Counsellor of the Netherlands embassy in Jakarta, Mr. Louis Beijer, the Chairman of the Unity of Indonesia Milk Cooperation (GKSI), Mr. Dedi Setiadi, the Governor of West Java, Mr. Ridwan Kamil, and representatives from the Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Cooperative, Ministry of State and Ministry of Industry.
The Dairy Village is a modern and sustainable farm in which 5 to 10 Indonesian dairy farmers work together and brings all aspects of sustainable dairy production together to boost the quality and quantity of the farmers’ milk production. The Dutch Government supports this initiative which aims to improve the welfare of farmers. It is an example to others, as it support to improve food security as 80% of milk is imported.
About Frisian Flag Indonesia
PT Frisian Flag Indonesia (FFI) is a leading dairy based nutrition specialist for children that produces and distributes Frisian Flag, also known locally as Susu Bendera. Frisian Flag Indonesia has been providing nutrition for Indonesian families since 1922. For more than 95 years in Indonesia, Frisian Flag has remained committed to helping Indonesian children achieve their potential through products with the best in available nutrition.
As part of FrieslandCampina, the world’s largest dairy cooperative headquartered in Holland, FFI draws on its global experience as well as long-term partnership with local dairy farmers to continue to bring the goodness of milk to consumers. FFI operates production facilities in Pasar Rebo and Ciracas in East Jakarta for a product portfolio range of liquid & powdered milk, as well as sweetened condensed milk. The brands include Frisian Flag, Omela and Friso.
About FDOV (Facility for Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Food Security)
FDOV is a facility of the ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, executed by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency. The objective of the facility is to strengthen the private sector in developing countries and to improve food security through public-private partnerships. These partnerships aim at issues that can only be tackled through the collaboration of the private sector, government, civil society and knowledge institutes.