Konjac in Indonesia is called porang. Konjac is a root vegetable that grows in parts of Asia. It’s known for its starchy corm, a tuber-like part of the stem that grows underground. The corm is used to make a rich source of soluble dietary fiber known as glucomannan. People use konjac as traditional medicine and as a food source to make noodles and snacks.
In the Western world, it’s used as a food additive and dietary supplement to lower plasma cholesterol, improve carbohydrate metabolism, and help bowel movements. Recently, you may find it in grocery stores as shirataki noodles.
Konjac is one of the main source of production in Indonesia. Konjac plant is native to Indonesia and is a kind of herbaceous perennial plant called “Amorphophallus Konjac”. Konjac potatoes are grown in Southeast Asia, China, Korea and Japan. Konjac is a 100% NATURAL origin product that is high in fiber. 97% of Konjac is water and 3% is Glucomannan and is very rich in minerals. It contains water, protein, carbohydrate, lipids, sodium, potassium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, copper, zinc, vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin D, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, vitamin C, pantothenate, niacin, fatty acids, folic acid and dietary fibre with a total of 16 amino acids.
Where Does Konjac in Indonesia Cultivated?
Konjac has huge potentials in food and health industries. In Indonesia, main cultivation areas of Konjac include Sumatera, Madiun, Tuban, Nganjuk, Kediri, and Bojonegoro. Konjacs or Porang has become PT. Mitra Porang Nusantara’s main export commodity to Hong Kong, China, Japan and Korea so that porang can be a good investment opportunity to be developed in Indonesia.
The main benefit of konjac is the high fiber content of konjac has many health benefits. Soluble fiber helps lower cholesterol and blood glucose levels. A diet high in fiber may also help regulate bowel movements, prevent hemorrhoids, and help prevent diverticular disease
Konjac Manufacturer In Indonesia
We are from Mitra Porang Nusantara (MPN) aim to become the best supplier and manufacture of konjac from Indonesia. It is an Indonesian company that engaged in agricultural products which has the best experiences to make costumersatisfied with every existing cooperation. And one of those agricultural products is konjac, including konjac chips. konjac flour, konjac seed and fresh konjac tuber.
PT. Mitra Porang Nusantara was established in early 2020 taking role in Konjac farm cultivation in Sumatera Island, Indonesia. Our aim is to become the “Central Distribution” of Konjac trading in Indonesia. We are teaming with PPPN Riau involves in education and information sharing about konjac cultivation knowledge to farmers, governments, and konjac entrepreneurs.
Partnering with some well known related institution and group (university, factory, konjac company, etc) have been MPN role & strategy to maximize the economic value of Konjac specially in Sumatera island, pressing down risk, and providing a more effective access in distributing and trading konjac related products.
Our company has been exporting konjac to many countries, two of them are China and japan. It also has a modern konjac flour production plant with bigger capacity to serve konjac market demand. MPN is focusing in the importance of quality, so that they process the konjac in a modern way and high technology.
We provide a ”One Stop Solution” of Konjac Cultivation services, from the very beginning consultation till selling the harvested products. Our services devided into different cathegories, such as: konjac planting management, (seeds & fertilizer) trading, investment, project collaboration, export-import, and many more
Having not to worry about anything is a gift from Heaven, but there is nothing comes without RISK, moreover when it involves nature and human work. Mitra Porang Nusantara (PT.MPN) is a company specialized in Konjac/Porang farming and management. Trust and Professionalism is shown in every act