Indonesian factory uses traditional noodle-making technique

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In Indonesia’s Yogyakarta province, Yasir Feri Ismatrada took on the family business of producing mie lethek (in Javanese, “dirty noodles”) at a factory founded by his late grandfather. Yasir’s family continues to use traditional processes to make their mie lethek. A one-ton stone cylinder is rotated by cows in order to grind flour, a technique rarely seen today, according to Getty Images.