BEST COCONUT PRODUCTS FROM CEYLON
The pearl of the Indian Ocean is blessed and gifted with natural geography and climate which is ideal for growing coconut. Sri Lanka is one of the top ranked country to buy all coconut products as it is the major plantation crop in Sri Lanka. Also, Coconut products are known to be the favorite of most of the population as it enriches dishes with the delicious taste of islands.
Coconut oil is traditionally made from the coconut kernel, which is a rich source of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids. There are two main methods that can be manufacture coconut oil. • Dry Process • Wet Process The commonly used process is dry process, which starts with copra as the raw material. Coconut oil also can see in South Asian cuisines as one of the main ingredients. According to the researches there are many benefits that can get from consuming coconut oil. And also present days coconut oil is using as a moisturizer for both hair and skin.
VIRGIN COCONUT OIL
Virgin coconut oil mainly extracted from fresh coconut milk or coconut kernel. Virgin coconut oil is colorless; the fragrance similar to fresh coconut and the taste is higher than the other oils. Apart from the appearance there are some differences between coconut oil such as its virtues and composition. Virgin Coconut oil is higher in vitamins, antioxidants, minerals, medium chain fatty acids and even the amount of protein.
The nutritional value of Sri Lankan coconut varies by the part of the fruit consumed. And Coconut Milk is another way to consume coconut. We use mature coconuts to produce our canned coconut milk. The hard and thick kernel of the mature coconuts is full of carbohydrates, oil (mainly medium chain triglycerides, MCTs) and aromatic compounds.
Coconut is a ready source of clean drinking water. If the coconut is healthy, the water is sterile and the water quantity depends on the maturity of the coconut. It is a refreshing and cooling drink that includes sodium and potassium and other several nutrients. Because of that, it is an ideal drink for rehydration.
KING COCONUT WATER
Another variety from coconut family that is native to Sri Lanka. In Sri Lanka king coconut known as “Thembili” and red dwarf is a sub variety of king coconut. King coconut water has been use in Ayurweda to produce brews such as Aralu brew which use to expel heat from the body. King Coconut water is sweeter than coconut water and contains sucrose, fructose and glucose. Because of that king coconut water has a natural sweetness while still being low in sodium and sugar.
COCONUT BAKING FLOUR
Coconut baking flour is high in fiber, protein, and healthy fats because it derived from finely ground and dried coconut meat. Coconut flour can use an alternative to wheat and other grain flour and also very low in carbohydrates and calories. Coconut flour is a good source of soluble and insoluble fiber and provides many health benefits.
COCONUT MILK POWDER
Coconut Milk powder is produced by using desiccated coconut meat or fresh coconut milk. Coconut milk powder is produced by powdering dried low-fat desiccated coconut. To make coconut milk powder, coconut milk should blend with the other ingredients. Blended milk will processed in order to turn into coconut milk powder.
The coconut tree is a member of the palm tree family that mainly can find from the tropical countries. And every part of the coconut tree has got a use and has been used in all over the world. When it comes to Sri Lanka Coconut cultivation is one of the main cultivations. With the end of the 19th century Sri Lanka became famous for agricultural exports and since then coconut was a main part of it. Adding innovation to traditional exports, we add our coconut products to the present competitive market.