Patchouli oil

Jan 29th, 2020

In the last quarter, prices are continuously increasing, and availability is limited. New-season will start in May 2020 but too early to predict market levels. One of the biggest challenges this year is that Sulawesi plantations are in their fourth year and some plantations are having lower yields and poor quality due to soil exhaustion. Some manufacturers are moving patchouli production back to Java where production cost is higher than in Sulawesi.

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Maria-Paz Gonzalez PhD
Maria-Paz Gonzalez PhD


As the impact of COVID-19 continues to change our daily lives and needs during these uncertain times, Berjé remains committed to our role as an essential supplier and producer of vital materials to critical infrastructure industries.

We recognize the special responsibility of our integral role to continue providing goods used in hygiene, sanitation, food, pharmaceutical and chemical supply that aid in our nation’s direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Berjé intends to continue our operations while prioritizing and maintaining the safety of our employees and customers by monitoring and implementing the recommended guidelines provided by the WHO, CDC, DHS, and local authorities as developments continue.

We feel confident our team is acting urgently, prudently and responsibly as we work alongside our global community to ensure the continued supply of essentials in our daily lives.

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