SCOPI.or.id, Jakarta – SCOPI was born and grow with mission to build a partnership for Indonesian coffee stakeholders. It cannot be denied, that the main principle of SCOPI is to be farmer-centric, with a vision to improve farmers’ economic opportunities.
Not only through farmers training program, but also by arranging the “Pasar Kopi” or “Coffee Market” at Jakarta Coffee Week 2017, SCOPI evidently facilitated coffee farmer to gain market access in Indonesia’s biggest coffee marketplace. SCOPI invited and facilitated coffee farmers originated from 10 different provinces throughout the country to sell green coffee of their origins:
- Lampung Province
- Sumatera Utara (North Sumatera) Province
- Jambi Province
- Jawa Barat (West Java) Province
- Jawa Tengah (Central Java) Province
- Jawa Timur (East Java) Province
- Bali Province
- Sulawesi Selatan (South Sulawesi) Province
- Nusa Tenggara Timur (East Nusa Tenggara) Province
- Papua Province
Jakarta Coffee Week was an opportunity to connect Indonesian coffee stakeholders, from farmers, roasters, brewers to consumers.
“Most of the visitors of Jakarta Coffee Week are stakeholders located downstream of the value chain. SCOPI supported by presenting the upstreams, so the event will be a melting pot for all actors involved in coffee value chain,” said Veronica Herlina.
Farmers involved in this three days event are trained by the coffee Master Trainer which is committed to train and create new trainers. SCOPI invited and facilitated the farmers to provide them the experience, interactive learning and market knowledge. The experience will be a learning process for the farmers related to the quality of coffee they produce and market demand. Other interesting activities held by SCOPI’s “Pasar Kopi” are coffee cupping and brewing. Green beans that brought by farmers to the event were roasted, tasted and scored by professional Q-grader. Coffee with the most unique cupping taste awarded “Jakarta Coffee Week Cup of Awesomeness 2017”.