STP receives best fish processing unit award

March 14, 2018

Suri Tani Pemuka (STP), a subsidiary of Japfa Comfeed Indonesia, received the best fish processing unit in the province award from North Sumatera Governor. Zonny Waldi, Head of the province’s Fisheries and Marina Affairs Agency, said the award recognises the company’s efforts on implementing Good Fish Processing Practices (CPIB). The company operates an integrated tilapia operation – from hatchery, farming to processing – in Simalungun regency in the province. Tilapia products from the company’s processing unit are exported to the US and Euope. According to Jenny Budiati, Director of STP Toba Tilapia, the company is committed to follow all government regulations, including environment and waste management systems. “Our operations has a positive economic impacts in the region. Around 80% of our employees are local people,” she said.