Tempo English Weekly


A Glimpse Inside Your Cup of gayo

IN May, Gayo coffee became the first Indonesian product to receive the Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status from the European Union. But increasing temperatures, carbon emissions and unreliable rainfall are affecting Gayo coffee’s yield, flavor and aroma. These detriments are unknown to most coffee lovers, but the Specialty Coffee Association…


Local Cooperatives, Global Standards

Tana Gayo’s coffee farmers can speak fluently on international quality standards for coffee. Cooperatives are the backbone of Aceh’s coffee production.

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Rini’s Deal

RINI Soemarno had little to say when meeting Supreme Audit Agency (BPK) Chairman Moermahadi Soerja Djanegara during the open house event on the Idul Fitri holiday at the State Palace end of June. "I conveyed holiday greetings to Ibu Rini. But then the conversation fell silent," said Moermahadi at the Tempo office in Jakarta on Thursday last week.