Imported Rice Quality Is Not As Good As Local Rice – Rice is one of the ingredients for making rice which is a food ingredient for Asians especially in Indonesia, if you eat it, you don’t use rice instead of eating but snacking. Recent news has come from the bandan general company for logistics, stating that this year’s imported rice will be imported from Thailand. There are about 16 tons of rice to be sent from the white elephant country. The purpose of importing is to help supply rice in the country which is disrupted due to bad weather.
Imported Rice Quality Is Not As Good As Local Rice
However, many complaints come from Indonesian citizens, because the quality of Thai rice is still below the local rice in its quality. Even so imported rice from Thailand is better than from other countries, a trader in the market said that Thai rice was of a good quality compared to other countries imported rice such as Bietnam, but it was still below that of Indonesian rice.
There is also a housewife who also said the same as the rice traders at the market, if I eat Thai rice at most five bribes have died because of pera, not tasty, can not be swallowed, sorry for the people told to eat rice is not fluffier already so high price, said a housewife.
Thai rice to cover supply shortages
At present, Bulog’s rice supply is at 678 thousand tons or still below its safe limit of 1.5 million tons. Therefore, these rice will be directly put into the Bulog warehouses in the port. To cover the shortcomings requested by the government for the people of Indonesia. When asked why, some of these rice buyers often hear that local rice is of better quality. In addition, they also want to support Indonesia’s own agricultural products.