CJ Feed Indonesia targets 3.2mt of feed by 2020


CJ Feed Indonesia, a subsidiary of South Korea based CJ CheilJedang Group, is on track to achieve its target to produce 3.2 million tonnes of animal feed in 2020 after opening its 5th feedmill located in Batang regency, Central Java on December 20. The company has also finished construction of its 6th feedmill in Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan.

KS Chung, CEO of the Group’s Feed & Livestock Business Unit, said to achieve the 2020 target, the company will set up 2-3 new feedmills in the country. Hari Suryadi, Project Manager told Asian Agribiz that the Batang plant, which is operated by the company’s subsidiary PT CJ CheilJedang Feed Semarang, has an annual capacity of 384,000 tonnes and is expandable to 500,000 tonnes.

The plant, which cost the company around USD 30 million, will cover demand from Central Java and Jogjakarta. Meanwhile about the Banjarmasin plant, Tevi Melviana, GM Sales & Marketing told Asian Agribiz that the plant has started trial production, while the grand opening of the plant is planned for early 2017.


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