Indonesia's food producers may buy wheat from other sources as Ukraine war rages on

As of 2020, Indonesia was the world's second biggest importer of wheat and meslin. PHOTO: BLOOMBERG
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JAKARTA - Indonesian food producers may seek alternative sources of wheat imports as the war in Ukraine begins to affect their wheat purchases.

At least eight containers comprising 160 tonnes of wheat needed for flour have been stuck so far in Ukraine, said Ms Ratna Sari Loppies, executive director of the Indonesian Wheat Flour Producers Association, whose members are among Indonesia’s key wheat importers and millers.

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