KH Muhammad Zakki always stressed the importance of trust in a business to santri. In addition, the remains resilient and good at looking for opportunities. While there are opportunities to be captured by the risk. Do not be afraid to fail.
Successful coffee business is not as easy as turning the palm of the hand. Muhammad Zakki winding road. Initially, he teamed up with others in the management of coffee plantations in Tulungagung.
“Now it exports itself to a number of countries, an average of 75 tons a month. Most of the robusta species,” he said to Surya.
Business was initially just to process the raw coffee beans processed coffee. When the partnership dissolved manages 400 hectares of land, he bought himself a land area of 650 hectares in the same location. Muhammad Zakki not directly sell the coffee harvest. But it is processed before entering the workshop in East Java market.
Over time, called fluttering. Order flows from abroad in 1999. One container is sent to Japan via Jakarta. “Coffee robusta easier fit with the foreign tongue. We, too,” he explained.
Through the flag of PT Mutiara Dewi Jayanti, Muhammad Zakki exporting hundreds of tons of raw coffee beans processed by the King and Pendowo Makhota brand Limo. Currently, export markets are Japan and China, and was exploring Dubai.
After all, from the business he had lost also because of the hundreds of world coffee prices plummeted. “Thank God, I can survive. Stock I was not too much compared to other coffee entrepreneurs,” said Muhammad Zakki. (Surabaya, Indonesia)