On 6th March 2018, the Ambassadors of Morocco (H.E. Oudia Benadellah), Lebanon, (H.E. Mona El Tannir), Yemen, (H.E. Ali Saleh Al Najar) Saudi Arabia, (H.E. Salim Abdulrahman), and Kuwait, (H.E. Abdullah Al Fadhli) visited GGF’s farm and factory in Lampung. Accompanied by Mr. Sunarko from Indonesia’s Foreign Ministry office, the visit aimed to showcase the potential of increasing exports of GGF products to their respective countries and thus further widening our network of international clients.
Present to greet the Ambassadors was Mr Wayan Ardana as Production Director in addition to senior managers of the organization. In his welcoming speech, Mr Ardana highlighted that during 2017, GGF exported 368 containers of canned pineapple to the region, consisting of 301 containers to Saudi Arabia, 22 to Yemen, 12 containers to Kuwait, 5 containers to Bahrain, 13 containers to Lebanon, 9 containers to Qatar and 26 containers to the United Arab Emirates — GGF had also exported 116 containers of fresh bananas to the UAE, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Oman.
As part of the tour, the Ambassadors were shown GGF’s integrated waste management system. From the waste produced by its cattle farm being used as fertilizer to liquid waste being used to supply the Biogas factory to produce methanol gas; the methanol gas can replace the use of coal by up to 7% for the power plant.