Inspired by indigenous farmers and food artisans striving to preserve Indonesia’s food biodiversity, indigenous wisdom, and spiritualism, Javara works wholeheartedly to keep alive Indonesia’s food biodiversity heritage by bringing origin-specific products to national and global consumers.
It works side by side with smallholder farmers and food producers across Indonesia through direct ethical trade.
All of our artisan products are curated and attended to meet global food safety standards.
Strategies, actions & agricultural practices, and approaches that Javara applies, promotes the importance of conservation and the sustainable use of biodiversity of food and agriculture.
The company started with only 10 farmers and 8 products in its network, and has grown to tens of thousands of farmers and 800 products. Local farmers, collectives, and artisans produce the products, while Javara focuses on R&D, product development, certification, quality control, marketing, branding, and distribution to local and global markets.
Javara currently holds a portfolio of over 240 organic products that are certified under EU, US NOP, and JAS Standards. Javara has been exporting to over 22 countries in 4 continents and named by Forbes magazine as one of Indonesia’s 20 Global Rising Stars, the only enterprise in the class in 2014.