Archive for August, 2013:

Production of Neera and its Value Addition

{ Posted on Aug 19 2013 by admin }
Tags : ,
Categories : Coconut
Neera, also known as Sweet Toddy or Palm Nectar is a sap extracted generally before sunrise from the inflorescence of the coconut palm.Among the 2000 species of palms found in the world, only 9 species yield inflorescence sap,of which only ...Read More »

Coconut milk

{ Posted on Aug 16 2013 by admin }
Tags :
Categories : Coconut
To make coconut milk, the coconut flesh must be finely grated and steeped in hot water. Next, the soaked pieces are squeezed through cheesecloth, and the liquid collected is coconut milk. This process may be repeated once ...Read More »

Germinating Coconut Palms

{ Posted on Aug 10 2013 by admin }
Tags :
Categories : Coconut
Coconut falls from the tree when they are ripe.If the soil is loose and the rainfall is sufficient then they often germinate and grow where they land. To choose a coconut for germinating first check if the seeds are fresh.The fresher ...Read More »

Coconut Oil Helps Fight Diabetes

{ Posted on Aug 08 2013 by admin }
Tags :
Categories : Coconut, Coconut oil
The medium-chain fatty acids in coconut oil are different from the long-chain fatty acids more commonly found in our diet.Our body sends medium-chain fatty acids directly to the liver to use as energy. This makes coconut oil a powerful source ...Read More »