East Kalimantan Pepper To Be Primary Seeds

Rabu, 19 Februari 2014 | 13:21

The East Kalimantan white pepper will be set as national primary seeds since other than becoming local prime germplasm and development center, the product has also been widely known in international market.

Head of Plantation Service of East Kalimantan Province Hj. Etnawati said the province’s white pepper quality is equal to Munthok white pepper of Bangka Belitung and Lampung black pepper.

“Even, East Kalimantan has been recognized as one of pepper planting centers in Southeast Asia that makes the province is famous to the neighboring countries due to the export made,” she said as cited from Antara, Monday (2/17).

Further she said the East Kalimantan white pepper has become one of the leading commodities which has been planted since the colonial era and become one of pepper plantation centers.

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source http://business.bisnis.com