Expo Commodities Indonesia was established as our second expansion in the East Asian region in 2018. Through our operations in Indonesia, we have added Cloves, Nutmeg, Mace, Long Pepper, Cubeb, Betel Nuts, Cassia, and Coffee to our global spice and ingredient category, thus allowing our buying partners to source almost all Asian spices from one company with total traceability. Our annual processing capacity for spices in Indonesia exceeds 8,000 MT per year. Our connection with farmers and suppliers goes beyond just buying spices; we work hand-in-hand to develop our downward integration. Currently, we are working with over 150 farmers and suppliers.
Indonesia is well known as the “Mother of Spices” in the global market due to the richness and wide variety of spices it produces. Indonesian spices are highly demanded in the EU markets, and Indonesia is one of the largest producers of Cloves and Nutmeg in the world.
Cloves - Sulawesi
Nutmeg - Maluku
Mace - Sumatra
Number of direct/indirect farmers we work with:
Direct Farmers - 100 to 120
Indirect Farmers - 20 to 30
Date of Commence of Operation: JUNE 2018
Spice sourcing involves finding and procuring quality spices from trustworthy suppliers.
Proper spice storage is crucial for maintaining the flavour, potency, and quality of spices over time.
Spice cleaning involves removing impurities and grading spices for uniformity and consistency in flavour.
Spice packing involves packaging and labelling spices to ensure their freshness, quality, and safety during storage and transportation.
Spice export involves complying with international regulations and organizing logistics.