TALISAYAN – 9 Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) under the guidance of PT Teladan Prima Agro Tbk, also known as TPA, have obtained the Household Food-Industrial Product Certificate (SPP-IRT) issued by the Ministry of Cooperatives and Small and Medium Enterprises (Kemenkop UKM). The SPP-IRT was obtained through a series of development processes by the TPA management team.
Ahmad Harmain Lubis, the Head of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Section at TPA, explained that before obtaining the SPP-IRT, the business owners underwent Food Safety Counseling (PKP) training, which was conducted four times on various dates, namely November 25, 2019, October 17, 2021, October 8, 2022, and October 18, 2022.
Furthermore, Harmain explained that the development process involved collaboration between TPA and several institutions/organizations, such as the local health center (Puskesmas), for field technical activities, including cleanliness, laboratory testing, and supervision. Additionally, TPA collaborated with the Berau District Health Office and the MSME Communication Forum of Berau for training and other counseling activities.
“The output is that the MSME owners are expected to obtain the SPP-IRT, which serves as a marketing guarantee for their products, thereby enhancing the competitiveness of the MSMEs under TPA,” said Harmain.
The MSMEs under the guidance of TPA that obtained the SPP-IRT include businesses involved in the production of packaged dry food or low-risk food products, such as cassava chips, potato chips, various types of cookies, chocolate products, corn chips, crispy snacks, fried onions, andfruitdodol (taffy made of sticky rice, coconut milk, and palm sugar). The 9 MSME brands that have received the SPP-IRT include:
1. Keripik Pare Mama Inaya
2. Tiga Putra Keripik Keju
3. Misja Cookies
4. Nabella Cake
5. Andara Chocolate & Lollypop
6. Keripik Jagung Nura
7. Keripik Singkong Keriwil
8. Peyek Faldzata
9. Dapur Mak Nyos
These MSMEs are in the villages of Talisayan, Tunggal Bumi, Dumaring, Sumber Agung, Kayu Indah, Tembudan, and Batu Putih. These villages are within the company’s operational area, particularly in the vicinity of TPA’s subsidiary, PT Tanjung Buyu Perkasa Plantation (TBPP).