BANDUNG-The realisation of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), which is distributed from several companies, such as public enterprises, state-owned and private companies, in West Java has provided certain contributions to the development of plantation commodities.
Therefore, it was elaborated by the Head of West Java Plantation Commodities, Arif Santosa, in his statement to jabarprov.go.id on Wednesday (2/3).
Arif, further explained, CSR was distributed by one of the companies in West Java, PT HM Sampoerna, which is supporting the development of cloves commodity. With the supports in the form of CSR from PT HM Sampoerna, in which the clove seeds, that is expected to encourage the cloves productivity in West Java, where the needs and the market demand is always increasing. This increase is due to the use of cloves which is not only produced for the tobacco industry, but also used in the medicine, cosmetics and essential oils for raw materials, although for the tobacco industry this time, the percentage of the usage is about 90%, said Arif.
Clove production in West Java is currently produced in several areas, such as Garut, Tasikmalaya, Sukabumi, Purwakarta, Kuningandan Bogor.