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Government promotes Indonesian coffee at the G20 Sherpa in Labuan Bajo

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The Indonesian Government in cooperation with a leading coffee producer as the official coffee partner of the G20 Presidency promoted Indonesian coffee at the second meeting of the G20 Sherpa in Labuan Bajo, West Manggarai, East Nusa Tenggara. Head of Corporate Communication of the company, Pangesti Boedhiman in a statement in Labuan Bajo on Monday (11/7) conveyed that all types of coffee provided are excellent ones from Indonesia, including Flores Manggarai, Toraja, Mandailing coffee products and many others. The coffee is available in meeting rooms and exhibition stands.

The second meeting of the G20 Sherpa took place in Labuan Bajo on Sunday (10/7).  The delegates casually tasted the coffee provided during the meeting. The delegates also enjoyed coffee while watching dozens of Phinisi boats with various sizes which passed around Labuan Bajo port.

Pangesti also pointed out that Indonesian coffee is indeed provided starting in the meeting room, dining room, exhibition venue to the location of traditional Indonesian contemporary dance performances. This is part of the promotion of Indonesian coffee which is unique and rich in taste. He has also said that coffee is continuously served until the end of activity on 13 July 2022.

One of the famous coffee types abroad is Flores Coffee with Arabica coffee type. The owner of Florasta Barista Kopi Tuk, Agustinus Suban Puka explained that the character of the taste of Flores Coffee makes the coffee one of Indonesia's mainstay coffee products in foreign countries.  Augustine, who sells coffee every day by riding a motorcycle, said that foreign tourists really  like Flores' typical coffee. They always appreciate the strength of Flores Coffee's taste after drinking the blended coffee.

Moreover, Agustinus further hopes that the G20 event in Labuan Bajo can further promote the enjoyment of the coffee to delegates from abroad. He also asked that the quality of local commodity originating from East Nusa Tenggara, such as Flores coffee could be maintained so that this product could compete  both domestic and foreign markets.

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