W Java`s coffee becomes hit in London

W Java`s coffee becomes hit in London

Robusta coffee harvesting in Mekarmanik Village, Bandung district of West Java (ANTARA PHOTO/Nurul Ramadhan)

Bandung, W Java, (ANTARA News) - West Java's coffee became a hit during its promotion at the Indonesian Weekend in Potter Field Park, London, England, on Saturday and Sunday (Sept 8 and 9).

A total of 30 kilograms of coffee from five regions in West Java were sold out at the West Java's booth in an exhibition organized by the Ministry of Tourism, in collaboration with the Indonesian Embassy in London, according to the statement by the West Java's public relations department received on Wednesday.

The Head of the West Java Provincial Industry and Trade Affairs office, Mohamad Arifin, said during the two-day exhibition that the queues seen in the of West Java Pavilion highlighted the enthusiasm of the citizens of London to taste West Java Coffee.

In addition to coffee, visitors also showed a high interest in the West Java booth, which also promoted wooden crafts, leather crafts, batik crafts, sea shell crafts, various kinds of pottery, and fashion products.

Arifin, however, did not mention about the total transaction of the West Java's booth.

A day before the exhibition, Indonesian Ambassador to the UK, Rizal Sukma, received all 36 participants of the Indonesian Weekend exhibition.

Reporting by Ajat Sudrajat
Editing by Bustanuddin

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