The Visit of Regency Government of Lamongan

The visit of Regency Government of Lamongan to PT. Mangli Djaya Raya took place at December 12th, 2011. This visit aimed to carry out comparative study and identify further about the tobacco processing, begun from the fresh raw material until the ready-exported tobacco leave.

Arriving at around 10 a.m., the delegation of Regency Government of Lamongan straightaway headed up to The Central Office of PT. Mangli Djaya Raya located at Bangsalsari, Jember. The delegation were welcomed by Production Manager Mr. Sugeng and Human Resources and Development Manager Mr. Adang. Having introduced the company profile of PT. Mangli Djaya Raya, they afterwards accompanied the delegation to take company tour so as to know more closely each part of production facility.

All delegation members seemed to be enthusiastic in observing every explanation delivered by Mr. Sugeng and team about the stages of tobacco processing in PT. Mangli Djaya Raya. According to those explanation, there are six stages required to process fresh tobacco to be ready-marketed product.


These stages are as follows:

  1. Sorting and blending
  2. Reconditioning and redrying
  3. Picking
  4. Moisture testing and chemical analyzing
  5. Quality controlling
  6. Packaging

After the introduction of tobacco production process had been done, the visit agenda was concluded by luncheon. At the end of this visit, all delegation members were quite content for entirely valuable information and new insight they got during the visit. It is hoped that through this visit, all stakeholders of Regency Government of Lamongan will be motivated to progressively develop tobacco potential that already exists in Lamongan.