Rattan Furniture Producer

Rattan Furniture Producer is the producer of rattan furniture . The material for furniture can be natural or synthetic rattan. There are some countries that can produce rattan furniture. They are Indonesia, Vietnam, China, Malaysia, and India. However the biggest Natural Rattan Furniture Country Producer is Indonesia. This is because Indonesia has the largest rattan forest are in the world.
There are some provinces in Indonesia that produce rattan furniture. You can name Cirebon, Solo, Jakarta, Surabaya, Medan, Palu as the producer area of rattan furniture. The biggest rattan industry area you can find in Cirebon, which is loacetd in West Java Province. Thsi is why the city is also called Rattan City. The city of Cirebon is located eastern part from Jakarta. It is 220 kms away from the capital of Indonesia.
How can you go to Cirebon city ? You can go by Train or By Car from Jakarta. By Train it will take 3 hours. By Car it can take 3-5 hours, depend on traffic condition. For the best convenience for you, we suggest you to take train. There are 3 classes of the Train Service System in Indonesia. There are Economy, Business and Executive. The best service is Executive class. Sometimes Foreigners get confused with the term Business Class in our Train Service System. For Airplane service, Business Class is the highest class. But in our Train Service System, Executive Class is the highest level.
Mitra Berkah Abadi is also produce both natural and synthetic rattan furniture. MBA also accept custom order for his client. For more information regarding product and order you can contact the company here

Pakat, Delicious Dishes from Rattan Tree

When you hear the word rattan always related to furniture. People often find rattan furniture in various places and rarely find rattan as a food. So, how rattan can be used as a dish? In North Sumatra there is a dish made from rattan shoots called pakat.
Pakat is a typical dish from Medan or precisely the Mandailing area. During the month of Ramadan, pakat is popular as food for sahur and breaking fast. Pakat considered increase appetite for the customers.
Pakat has a bitter taste when we consume it but the taste still acceptable by the tongue. Pakat also does not leave bad smell like petai or jengkol. The community is often serve pakat as a vegetable. Rattan shoots has soft-textured so they are easy to consume.
To process rattan shoots is quite easy. Cut the rattan shoots for one meter long and then burn them for half an hour using charcoal or coconut shells. White sap will come out after rattan shoots already cooked. Peel the skin of rattan shoots then take the shoot bodies. Cut the body of the rattan shoots 10 cm long.
In Medan, it is easy to get rattan shoots. You can easily find it on the food stall or restaurant. The price for getting pakat is very affordable. Just spent Rp.10.000, you can bring back 5 packs of pakat that have been burned and peeled. Pakat customers increased during Ramadan. One thousand stems of pakat sold every day during the month of Ramadan.
Pakat apparently has several health benefits. People believe that Pakat can cure diseases such as diabetes, malaria and high blood pressure. For people who have diabetes, better consuming pakat without rice.
Unfortunately, pakat is still hard to find outside Kalimantan and Sumatra. This is because Kalimantan and Sumatra are the original habitat of rattan plants. In other areas, there is only rattan for furniture raw materials that human cannot consume. If you visit Medan you must try pakat because this dish will be difficult to find in other cities.

Corona Virus (Covid-9) Affect Indonesian Rattan Furniture Producers

Today Corona Virus has spread worldwide including to Indonesia. The furniture industry is also affected to this situation. The International Furniture which was scheduled to be held on 12-15 March 2020, finally postponed until the end of September 2020. Therefore Furniture Industry already suffer from potential order loss since the postponement of the furniture fair in March.
Domestically, the Government has urged people to stay at home and do Social Distancing. This also has made people reduce buying non primary need goods such as home furniture. In Some area furniture shops are forced to be closed because there is no shopper .
Internationally , some countries in the world has put lockdown policy. Others also imposed social distancing policy. This creates economy slowdown worldwide. Consequently , the slowdown of world economy also affect rattan furniture industry. Some rattan furniture exporters already complain about declining in orders they get from customers.
We hope this situation will not last longer, and the virus will be vanish sooner. But above all the people health is more important than the other things
Rattanmeuble.com wish everybody stay health and strong during this hard period.