Coconut flesh and water tastes good and refreshing. Each stage of coconut growth gives unique product to mankind; young coconuts have tastier water with lots of natural electrolyte whereas more mature coconuts produce thick flesh which contains significant amount of Medium Chain Triglyceride (MCT) and fatty acids. Let us explore coconuts and how their fruit benefited us.
Tropical land is most suited for growing coconut due to its humid and wet weather.
Seed control department in farming company will ensure the correct species and seedling is healthily grown in individual grow bag.
When seedling is mature enough, farm management will arrange land needed for mature seedling plantation. This could take up to thousands of acres of land per plantation.
Tropical season like the monsoon rain in Southeast Asia allows more coconuts to be produced around the middle of the year, comparatively less on other times.
It takes 3 to 5 years for baby coconuts to grow and bear healthy fruits.
Different species are also grown for their desired traits, for example some species produce more kernel weight per fruit whereas some produce significantly more water. Some species also produce coconut water with pandan leaves fragrant.
After harvest, mature coconut to produce our products are manually de-husked, de-shelled and skin-removed, leaving only white colored coconut kernel ready for further processing at manufacturing facility such as ours.
The most important part of coconut is its oil. Original coconut oil from coconut kernel contains lauric acid identical to a mother’s breast milk used by infant to make disease-fighting fatty acid derivative monolaurin. Consumption of this special fatty acids will strengthen your immune system and makes you less susceptible to diseases.
Article excerpt from:
Article excerpt from:
Shari Lieberman, Mary G. Enig, and Professor Harry G. Preuss. A Review of Monolaurin and Lauric Acid: Natural Virucidal and Bactericidal Agents. Alternative and Complementary Therapies. December 2006,12(6): 310-314. doi:10.1089/act.2006.12.310.
Coconut is rich in Lauric fatty acid.
Coconut products as a plant source has zero cholesterol.
Coconut water contains significant natural electrolytes needed for body re-hydration.
Additionally, the oils of coconut cream will also moisturize your skin without any synthetic chemical addictive. Hence using natural products makes your skin comparatively shinier and youthful than without it.