Coconut Palm (Cocos nucifera) is a member of the Family
coconut is the most extensively grown and used nut in the world
and the most important palm.
- The chief
product is copra, the source of coconut oil used for making
soap, cooking oils and margarine.
Technology and Processing
Coconut oil processing methods or technologies are
classified into two major types: the dry and the wet
oil extraction technology which starts with copra as the raw
material is termed as the dry process, while the method that
uses fresh coconuts as starting material is generally called
the wet process.
Coconut milk is the milky liquid extracted from the grated
flesh of mature fresh coconuts or from shop-brought
The construction industry provides the bulk of the
demand for coconut lumber.
Indonesia is the world leader in coconut production
followed by the Philippines and then India.
The construction industry, a vital industry in
stimulating economic growth, is currently developing at
a fast pace in many centuries in Asia and the Pacific
creating an increasing demand for coconut lumber.
GLOBAL demand for coconut and coconut products has
increased considerably in recent years and it is
expected to continue in tune with the growth i n world
The consumption will also increase in both edible and
industrial uses of coconuts.
Coconut milk, abundant in unripe nuts, is a refreshing
and nutritious drink.
Coconut water can be used as an intravenous fluid.
Husk fibers are made into ropes, and the whole husks and
shells are used for fuel.
Shells are also used as containers and drinking vessels.
is used in the manufacture of toilet soaps, laundry
soaps, surface active agents and detergents, hair
tonics, cosmetics, etc.
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