Using enzymatic technology to revitalize sugar industry
Safendrri Komara Ragamustari
Faculty member at the School of Government and Public Policy-Indonesia
PREMIUM At the end of 2016, the Indonesian government announced the closing of at least 10 sugar factories in East Java by the end of 2017. The reason for this decision, viewed from a purely technocratic perspective, was the inefficiency of extracting sugar from sugarcane. Many of those factories had been operating since the Dutch colonial period at the beginning of the 20th century and were said to la...
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