According to the bank website, the project will support the expansion of its wafers, biscuits and snacks factory in Majalengka. The Project is expected to cost US$133 million of which US$33 million is from internally generated cash.
Project-level impacts are expected through employment creation both during the construction and operation phases as well as through economic activities along the value chain, especially at the downstream end with Nabati's extensive sales force and distributors. It will also increase tax revenues in Majalengka, a frontier region in Indonesia where the minimum salary is US$150 per month vs. US$ 200 in the closest largest city or US$ 250 in Jakarta. The Project will also improve incomes of the SMEs which supply materials to Nabati. The Project is also expected to contribute to food security for bottom of the pyramid consumers. The new facilities to be funded by IFC will produce low market pricing products which are fortified with vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 and B12 (currently ~80% of Nabati's products are fortified).
Nabati was founded in 1985 by Mr Krisdianto Lesmana and his wife, Mrs Ida Surjati Djaja Mukti (the “Founders”). The Company is part of the Nabati Group which consists of several lines of business: (i) Food manufacturing; (ii)Quick service restaurants; (iii) Domestic sales and distribution; (iv) International sales and distribution; (v) Property and building management services. The Founders in 2005 passed the leadership baton to their eldest son, Mr Erwin Lesmana. Their other sons, Mr Ernest and Ericksanders Lesmana, and daughter, Mrs Elisa Lesmana, are also holding key management positions. Nabati is wholly owned by the Founders’ family.
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Project Contact: Mr Erwin Lesmana
CEO, PT Kaldu Sari Nabati Indonesia
Telephone No.: +62226000666
Office Address: JI. Soekarno-Hatta No.112, Bandung, 40223 Indonesia
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